Community and Business

More than 600 area residents recently attended Grace Academy’s 6th annual Chili-Cook-Off fundraiser on Saturday, November 8, and helped raise $19,000 for the school.  Money raised will help off-set the cost of tuition and greatly contribute to the school’s operating budget.

 

Heavy snow on power lines and high winds continue to cause scattered outages throughout the High County and linemen with Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation are conducting power restoration work in Watauga, Ashe and Alleghany counties. Members should report

 

The Court of Appeals has set a deadline of 5 p.m. today for the petitioners —two local Democrats and a number of  ASU students — to file a response to the state's petition seeking a stay of the court order to hold elections on the ASU campus. The court stayed Judge Donald

On Monday night, October 27, the WHS Honors Acting class, the Pioneer Playmakers, will perform “A Fable”, their entry for the North Carolina Theatre Conference High School Play Festival. Written as a collaborative musical by Jean-Claude van Itallie, “A Fable” tells the story of

 

Every year the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce reviews building projects which have received a Certificate of Occupancy from Watauga County and the Town of Boone in the previous year (June 1- May 31).  A team of judges reviews the candidates and determines if there