Community and Business

Blowing Rock Mayor J.B. Lawrence was elected to a three year term on the Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation’s Board of Directors during Thursday’s annual meeting.

“The opioid epidemic is one of the most pressing public health issues in the United States today,” said U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell in a statement March 11.

Reba Moretz figured that in all of her years she had never been to the dedication of a bridge until Thursday. The bridge dedication was in honor of her and her husband.

You’re invited to join the Town of Boone for a full day of activities planned to celebrate July 4th.

Free breakfast and lunch will be available to all Watauga and Avery County children and youth ages 18 and under through summer nutrition programs.