Our View: Fulfillment of dreams now and tomorrow
Thumbs-up: to increased health-care options with the opening of two low-cost clinics in the High Country. High Country Community Health has already begun seeing patients in Watauga and Avery counties -- only seven weeks after learning the organization cemented its status as a federally qualified health center.
Thumbs-up: to the hundreds of Appalachian State University students who took a "day on" when many took a day off in honoring Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday. More than 200 students took the MKL Challenge and assisted 17 local nonprofits and organizations during the holiday.