1) Shred Day in Blowing Rock
First Citizens Bank on Main Street in Blowing Rock is operating a shred day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 15. The event is sponsored by the Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce. Bring in your documents that you want to dispose of confidentially.
2) Retirement Reception for Judge Lyerly
Crossnore School is hosting a retirement reception for former Chief District Judge Alexander Lyerly on Friday, Aug. 15. Lyerly retired on March 31, after more than 34 years as a judge in the court system. The reception runs from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.