Nov. 27, 2012. Winter arrived early in Avery County this year, with Beech Mountain receiving more than a foot of snowfall in late October and Ski Sugar opening on Oct. 31, the earliest date in its 43 year history. In preparation for the impending winter, Avery County Habitat for Humanity will have placed three partner families in warm, energy efficient homes in 2012.
May 17, 2012. The Avery County Habitat for Humanity’s 2012 Annual Fundraising Dinner will be at Crossnore First Baptist Church Gym, 220 East Crossnore Drive, Crossnore, on Tuesday, June 5th at 6 p.m. The event is catered by Daniel Boone Inn and music is provided by the Mountain Laurels.