The Green Hill Road Traffic Study is analyzing traffic and safety concerns on Green Hill Road in Blowing Rock, North Carolina. The study will be analyzing the full length of Green Hill Road, from US 321 (Lenoir Turnpike) to the Blue Ridge Parkway. A four-question survey and an interactive map will gather input from citizens; both are active now. The public survey is will close midnight on June 16th.
Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference? Do you have the compassionate spirit needed to be a companion for someone’s journey? In partnership with Caldwell Hospice staff, volunteers serve an essential role in patient and family support, administrative and community support.
Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care is hosting a two-day virtual training in June for adults and teens who are interested in becoming hospice volunteers and volunteers. This training will be held Tuesday, June 15, from 8:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., and Thursday, June 17, from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. via Zoom video conferencing. To reserve a spot in the Zoom training, participants must complete an application at www.caldwellhospice.org/give-volunteer.
Start your morning and end your night at Blue Deer on Main! We are a full espresso bar, serving coffee from a local roaster in Boone. We are best known for our handcrafted ice cream cookie sandwich served with local ice cream from Homeland Creamery. We are open Monday-Saturday, 9am-10pm and Sunday, 1pm-10pm. Come see us at 960 Main Street, right next to Mellow Mushroom!
Spangler Restoration is a fully licensed Contractor and we are Crisis Recovery specialists. We are available 24/7/365 and provide full-service restoration assistance for fire, smoke, water, mold, storm, vandalism and any other catastrophe that may affect your property.We are certified and trained in Insurance Restoration in Charlotte, North Carolina and surrounding areas, including South Carolina. We fully understand the claims process and currently work with all insurance companies and their representatives.
Advanced radiation therapy technique implemented at Seby B. Jones Regional Cancer Center
Watauga Medical Center announced today that Seby B. Jones Regional Cancer Center (the Cancer Center) has implemented Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) to treat cancerous tumors. Typically only available at larger centers, SBRT is an advanced technique that precisely targets a high dose of radiation directly to cancer cells.
When a tumor is located in the torso, the patient’s breathing causes it to move, making it difficult to precisely target with traditional radiation therapy.
Appalachian State University’s annual summer arts attraction, An Appalachian Summer Festival (AASF), proudly celebrates its 37th season from July 2-31, 2021. This monthlong whirlwind of music, dance, theatre, visual arts and film programming has emerged as one of the nation’s leading regional arts festivals. After last summer’s transition to all-virtual programming, the festival is pleased to return to a full schedule of events featuring a variety of in-person outdoor and indoor performances, along with additional livestreaming and virtual options. Tickets for festival events will be available online and at the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts box office beginning Monday, May 10 at 9am.For more information, visit www.appsummer.org or call the box office at 828-262-4046.
The Turchin Center Opening
The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts at Appalachian State University
will be open to the public on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 12 – 4 pm beginning May 13. A timed reservation/ticketing entry system will be used in order to ensure the health and safety of museum visitors and staff. Admission is free; however, reservations are requested. Visitors with reservations will be given priority for entry, although visitors are also
welcome on a walk-in basis, when capacity allows. Open hours will be expanded as it is deemed to be safe to do so. For more information about protocols and procedures as well as to make a reservation for timed entry, visit tcva.org
A vision to integrate two like-minded community-owned hospice and palliative medicine providers in order to have a greater impact on serious illness and end-of-life care in the communities served. Learn more at 828.754.0101 or www.caldwellhospice.org.
Visit the Blowing Rock Job Opportunities Facebook group to see job postings from Westglow, Meadowbrook Inn, The Manor and more! This Facebook group is monitored by the Chamber and for Chamber members to share employment opportunities.