Community and Business

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.

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.

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.

Students from Mabel Elementary School marched through downtown Boone and the ASU campus Monday morning to send an anti-bullying message to the entire community.