Community and Business

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute celebrated a new class of Electrical Linemen with a completion ceremony on Friday, July 1 at the JE Broyhill Civic Center in Lenoir.

AARP will offer the nation’s first and largest driver safety classroom refresher course geared especially to older adults’ driver safety needs.

Mosquito-and tick-borne diseases are most commonly acquired from June to September, but residents of Alleghany, Ashe and Watauga Counties can “Tip and Toss” to eliminate mosquito breeding areas and take preventive measures to reduce the likelihood of mosquito and tick bites.

Best-selling author and environmental activist Bill McKibben will serve as the keynote speaker for the 2016 Energy Summit July 18th at ASU’s Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts.