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Event honoring Chancellor and Mrs. Peacock held June 27

BOONE—Community members are invited to attend a celebration honoring Chancellor and Mrs. Kenneth E. Peacock Friday, June 27, at 8 p.m. in the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts on campus.

Appalachian faculty to be featured on BBC Radio Wales

BOONE—Faculty from the Center for Appalachian Studies at Appalachian State University were interviewed on BBC Radio Wales about their participation in an international exchange between coal mining regions of South Wales and Central Appalachia.

STOP! DROP! & ROLL! 5K held July 5

BOONE—The Watauga County Firefighters Association is hosting the 2nd Annual Stop! Drop! And Roll! 5K run/walk Saturday, July 5. The fundraising event, open for all ages and fitness levels, will start at 8 a.m. at Boone Fire Department Station 2 located on State Farm Road.

Bob Inman, journalist turned playwright, poet and novelist, to speak at Appalachian

BOONE—Robert “Bob” Inman, a favorite Southern author, will read from his fifth and latest novel, “The Governor’s Lady,” Thursday, June 19, at 3:30 p.m. at Appalachian State University. The event will be held in Belk Library and information Commons Room 421 as part of the Summer Author Series sponsored by Appalachian State University Libraries and the Richard T. Barker Friends of the Library Board.

Winkler Hall to be imploded June 1

Webcast will provide best view of implosion

BOONE—Residents of downtown Boone in areas near Stadium Drive will hear a loud noise Sunday morning, June 1, as Contract Drilling and Blasting LLC implodes Winkler Hall at Appalachian State University. The implosion will take place at approximately 8 a.m., weather permitting.

Campus emergency siren test conducted June 4

BOONE—Appalachian State University will test its campus-wide siren warning system Wednesday, June 4, at 11:55 a.m.

Memorial Day ceremony held at Appalachian

BOONE—Appalachian State University will host a Memorial Day ceremony and reception Monday, May 26, at 7:30 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial located adjacent to the Dougherty Administration Building.

CoCoRaHS founder Nolan Doesken to speak June 5 at Appalachian

BOONE—Nolan Doesken, founder of CoCoRaHS, the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network, will speak Thursday, June 5, at Appalachian State University. Doesken’s 6 p.m presentation will be held in Room 114, Belk Library Information Commons on campus.

Summer Dance Series begins June 3 with African, jazz and musical theatre dance classes

BOONE—Dance enthusiasts of all ages and abilities are invited to attend the Summer Dance Series sponsored by the Department of Theatre and Dance June 3-26 at Appalachian State University. The classes are free and open to the public.