Claremont Daze kicks off the first weekend of the month with two days of food, fun and entertainment Oct. 5 and 6.
Friday the event starts at 7 p.m. with 5th Quarter following the Bunker Hill High School football game.
Friday night entertainment features Too Much Sylvia on the main stage, a beer garden and food served at O’Cup Bakery and Beanery.
A barn in eastern Catawba County has a huge splash of color on one side and is a lot of talk in the community. One side of the barn was transformed into a giant folk art mural by area folk artist Robert Oren Eades III, with an important message telling passing motorists of the annual Lake Norman Folk Art Festival. The popular festival is Saturday.
The Alexander County Economic Development Corporation announced Gary Herman as the Small Business Development Coordinator. Herman’s first day on the job in Alexander County was Monday, Oct. 1.