Community and Business

The Watauga High School Pioneers Marching Band earned the Kenny Woody Memorial Cup for their display of spirit and pride and won second place in their class at the Avery Viking Classic marching band competition on September 24th .

Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation, and its propane/heating fuels subsidiary, Blue Ridge Energies, have announced they will do business under the single name of Blue Ridge Energy starting next spring.

Candidates for Watauga County Board of Commissioners attended a forum Tuesday evening sponsored by High Country Recreation, to discuss and answer questions about a potential recreation center for the county.

The Board of Directors of the Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show Foundation has approved re-naming the Blowing Rock Equestrian Preserve.

Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity at Appalachian State has teamed up with First Presbyterian Church of Boone for a food drive this Sunday.