Community and Business

Watauga County Schools has named its latest group of teachers of the year -- one from each school in the district. Chosen by their peers, the nine newly awarded educators were selected from a group of more than 300 teachers district-wide at all grade levels.

As 2017 opens the Two Rivers Community School 7th and 8th grade have been busy sharing the many lessons they learned throughout the first half of the school year.

The Boone Area Chamber of Commerce held a Business Before Hours event Thursday morning at the Courtyard at Marriott and presented three Rick Phillips Awards of Merit for Development.

With plans in place for construction to begin on the next phase of the Middle Fork GreenwayWendy Patoprsty appeared this week on Mind Your Business, a weekly radio program produced in partnership between the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce and High Country Radio.