Community and Business

The 15th Annual “Midnight at the OASIS” fundraiser, celebrating 40 years of service, will be held on Friday, May 18th at the Meadowbrook Inn & Suites in Blowing Rock.

Appalachian Regional Library will receive a grant from the American Library Association and the Public Broadcasting Service  to host programs in conjunction with “The Great American Read,” an eight-part television series and multi-platform initiative that celebrates the joy of reading and the books we love.

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute honored a total of 783 graduates from its Caldwell Campus in Hudson and Watauga Campus in Boone during ceremonies held Friday, May 11 at the J.E. Broyhill Civic Center in Lenoir.

The Boone Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the formation of the Insight Night series, which will bring area business leaders together with active and retired CEOs, in a relaxed setting, to discuss career development opportunities.

The National Forests of North Carolina will sponsor a series of "Kids Fishing Days" on each ranger district to teach kids about fishing. The first event open to the public is on May 19 and will take place right here in the High Country.