Avery County Chamber of Commerce Desires to Engage Internet Service Providers for Broadband Expansion
The Avery County Chamber of Commerce has received a grant in the amount of $100,000 from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to extend broadband internet service to residential and business customers in unserved and underserved areas of Avery County. The Chamber is looking for a qualified Partner with the technical expertise and capacity to make available high-speed internet services to as many underserved areas as possible. The qualified Partner would be required to design, build, operate and maintain a broadband network to provide data services. The Partner would also be required to provide a minimum of $100,000 to match the ARC funds Copies of the detailed request for proposal (RFP), including a description of the services to be provided by respondents, the minimum content of responses, and the factors to be used to evaluate the responses, can be obtained by contacting Melynda Pepple, Director, Avery County Chamber of Commerce, 4501 Tynecastle Highway, Unit #2, Banner Elk, NC 28604 or (828) 898-5605 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.averycounty.com/avery-county-press-releases/. Proposals will be accepted until 5:00 pm March 30, 2018. The Avery County Chamber of Commerce encourages the submission of proposals from minority- and women-owned firms. Avery Chamber – RFP…
Feeding Avery Families is a non-profit Christian organization in Avery County dedicated to eliminating hunger by any means possible including monetary donations, volunteerism, and food donations. FAF provided 60% of the food assistance in Avery County in 2017 and currently distributes approximately 500 boxes of food every month (generally on the last Friday), reaching over 1000 individuals, from their Food Distribution Center at 508 Pineola Street in Newland. Please get in touch with Dick Larson to donate or volunteer. Dick Larson, Executive Director P.O. Box 1075 Banner Elk, NC 28604 (828) 783-8506…
Listed as one of the top ten “must-do’s” for the Banner Elk area, Souvenir Shirts is located on Hwy. 184 at the base of the Sugar Mountain ski slopes. They sell everything from local Woolly Worm tee-shirts and ski apparel to homemade fudge and ice cream, and have been providing Sugar Mountain, Beech Mountain, and Banner Elk souvenirs and gifts since 1987! Souvenir Shirts 3175 Tynecastle Hwy. Banner Elk, NC 28604 (828) 898-6441…
The Avery Chamber is now taking applications for 2018 class of Leadership Avery – come learn about county businesses, agencies, organizations, and resources and how they work, both individually and together, to run our county.
A brief video about the annual Woolly Worm Festival in Banner Elk, NC.
A bit of explanation about what goes on behind the scenes at the Woolly Worm Festival and some basic Woolly Worm info to get you started!
Did you know that Mountain Jewelers was started while Karen and Tim were still attending ASU?
The River Dog is located in beautiful Linville, NC in the Linville Village Shopping Plaza which is just off the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Established by statute in 1983, the North Carolina Guardian ad Litem Program has been serving abused and neglected children for more than 30 years.
Chris and Jim of Peak Real Estate, located in Banner Elk on Tynecastle Highway, will be happy to answer any questions you may have concerning the purchase of your new home or sale of your current home.
As a financial advisory firm, our primary focus is to provide unbiased opinions that are designed to achieve long term investment results.
The Avery Journal Times has proudly served as Avery County’s newspaper of record since 1959.
Since 1978, or for 39 years, Wahoo’s has consistently offered the highest quality whitewater rafting, canoeing, tubing, and hiking experiences available east of the Rocky Mountains.
Since 1959, Holston Camp has welcomed kids seeking a refuge from the seasonal heat and a sanctuary for spiritual, mental and physical growth into 150 acres of forest, lakes and streams nestled in the mountains of western North Carolina.
Grandfather Mountain is a mountain, a non-profit attraction, and a North Carolina state park near Linville, North Carolina.
Andrew Roby is the premier custom residential contractor in the Carolinas.
For 20 years, Carolina Mountain Life Magazine has reflected the heartbeat of the High Country with stories showcasing the people and places that make living or visiting this area special.
Appalachian Home Care is a leading provider of home care services in the High Country of North Carolina.