Community and Business

The High Country United Way will begin accepting applications for programs for the fiscal year 2018-19 in early April of 2018.

The Watauga County Public Library is hosting offering free, last-minute tax help at the Library, located in Downtown Boone at 140 Queen Street, on Friday afternoons and Saturday mornings until April 14 (except the Easter weekend).

“Shamrock floats” take on a new meaning this March, as the Town of Boone’s Cultural Resources Department presents the inaugural St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

Lees-McRae College’s second annual Outdoor Legends event is set for Thursday, April 19, at The Apple Barn in Valle Crucis. The event will honor five area outdoor contributors.

There are permanent dropbox locations for unused and unneeded prescription medications.