Community and Business

The North Carolina State Employees Credit Union has awarded a $750 Continuing Education Scholarship to Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute Truck Driver Training graduate Alfred Pivec.

Boone, North Carolina (October 12, 2015) – The fight to beat cancer is now a celebration of life going on three years for Amy Michael.

Joe Shannon’s Mountain Home Music presents Mountain Jam and Dance, an evening of exciting traditional mountain style entertainment, this Saturday night, October the 17th at the Blowing Rock School Auditorium. The show features the Old-time and Celtic tunes and songs by the band Strictly Strings along with the high stepping sights and sounds of the two-time World Champion Green Grass Cloggers. The doors open at 7:00pm with a starting time of 7:30pm.

The High Country Rural Transportation Planning Organization (RPO) is a collaborative effort between the counties of Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Mitchell, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey; the incorporated municipalities in the seven counties; the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT); and the High Country (Region D) Council of Governments.

Kerin Kiser, assistant to the superintendent and office manager, was presented with the Servant's Heart Award as Dr. Elliott praised her for superb organizational skills, concern for others, and a calm, patient demeanor that helps everyone else in the office work more effectively and efficiently.  Board