BRISTOL - The 20th Anniversary Miss Food City Pageant is slated for Saturday, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. Downtown Bristol’s Paramount Center for the Arts will again serve as the venue for the gala event. Reggie Neel of WXBQ radio will serve as Master of Ceremonies.
The Grant Community Computing Center has announced upcoming events for the month of October. The computer center is open to the public and offers free access to computers and high speed broadband internet. Wifi is available on the premises during business hours and requires registration. The center’s normal business hours are weekdays from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Grant Community Computing Center is located in the old Grange Hall School Building at 840 Grange Hall Road in Troutdale.
• Angel tree items stolen in Alleghany
SPARTA, N.C. – The Alleghany County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the theft of several toys and clothing items that were to be given to needy families this Christmas.
The Angel tree program is held each year and surplus items were stored in a storage building. Someone broke into the building and removed most of the items.