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An art exhibit by Lori Park.

Brevard College Hosts Art Exhibit by Lori Park

Lori Park will showcase “An Invitation to a Show,” an exhibition of sculpture installation works, in the Spiers Gallery in the Sims Art Center from January 25 through February 15. The gallery is open 8:00 am to 3:00 pm on weekdays.

People giving blood during a donation drive.

Red Cross Issues Emergency Call for Blood Donors

A donation shortfall over the winter holidays is prompting the American Red Cross to issue an emergency call for blood and platelet donors to give now to prevent a blood shortage from continuing throughout winter and affecting patient care.

Mark Schweizer at his typewriter.

Mark Schweizer Gives Free Talk on January 29

Everyone is invited to attend a free talk by mystery writer Mark Schweizer at the Friends of the Polk County Public Libraries annual meeting on Jan. 29.

A steaming bowl of fish soup on a wooden table.

Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

After a stretch of unseasonably warm days, wintry temperatures have returned. Meanwhile, New Year’s resolutions may have you vowing to eat your leafy greens. All of this points clearly to one recourse: make soup.

A row of coins with plants growing out of them.

United Federal Credit Union Assists Local Communities and Families

United Federal Credit Union was pleased to donate more than $1,200 to local families and organizations across North Carolina during the 2018 Pay It Forward initiative. As part of the program, United provides $15 to every employee to give to a needy individual, family, or organization of their choice.