Community and Business

The High Country Rural Transportation Planning Organization (RPO) is a collaborative effort between the counties of Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Mitchell, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey; the incorporated municipalities in the seven counties; the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT); and the High Country (Region D) Council of Governments.

Boone, NC —What would happen if you invited ten folks with big ideas to speak about their favorite topic—all on a single evening? Nobody really knows because nobody in this fast-paced world has made the time to find out.

The North Carolina Department of Public Safety is extending the deadline to Dec. 1 for its Litter Free NC school video contest.

November 2, 2015 – Blowing Rock, NC – Just in time for the winter, ? the? Blowing Rock Art and History Museum (BRAHM) is collecting coats, hats, scarves, gloves, and non ? ? perishable food items for Watauga County’s Hunger and Health Coalition ? ?and for ? Blowing Rock C.A.R.E.S. ? ? from November 4 - December 22.

(Boone, NC) - Boone Urology Center became a member of Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS) on November 1, 2015. The practice, which is located less than a mile from Watauga Medical Center, joined Appalachian Regional Medical Associates (ARMA), the healthcare systems multi-specialty practice corporation.