Community and Business

The Blowing Rock Art & History Museum is kicking off a new film series called Movies at the Museum on Tuesday, January 5 at 6 pm. The featured film is Sunny Side of Life (1985), directed by Scott Faulkner, Anthony Slone, and Jack Wright. The speaker for the evening is Dr. Gary Boye, a professor and music librarian at Appalachian State University. 

Two local families and two local causes are $10,000 better off thanks to the 16th annual Mr. Watauga High School Pageant, an event that combines skits, musical numbers, and lots of laughs to produce an evening of fun and a legacy of giving for students at the high school.

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute’s Continuing Education and Workforce Development divison has announced several upcoming hobby and personal interest courses. The college has also announced that gift certificates for continuing education courses are available for the holidays. Following is a schedule of upcoming courses.

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute recently honored its forty-second academy of graduates from the Basic Law Enforcement Training program.  Four graduates completed more than 660 hours of training over 16 weeks. Following the course, students had to successfully complete a rigorous physical exam as well as the standardized state test.

Watauga High School will host “Eighth Grade Parent Nights” for current eighth graders and their parents or legal guardians on two dates in January, with each date reserved for students and parents from specific schools.