Community and Business

Florence Thomas Art School in downtown West Jefferson will host its 5th Annual Flapjack Fundraiser this Saturday from 8:30 to 11 a.m.

The Children’s Playhouse in Boone is searching for engineers, scientists, artists, teachers and more for the annual Playhouse Buildfest.

The Foundation of Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute held its Annual Fund Campaign kickoff luncheon on Tuesday, March 5 at the J.E. Broyhill Civic Center in Lenoir.

The fifth annual Carolina in the Fall Music and Food Festival, winner of the coveted IBMA Momentum Event of the Year Award, continues its tradition of celebrating the heritage of western North Carolina on September 20 and 21.

Blue Ridge Energy is giving two local middle school students the opportunity to hit the hardwood alongside their favorite college basketball athletes and coaches this summer, thanks to Touchstone Energy Sports Camp Scholarships.