Community and Business

Few plants scream “summer” in the mountains as loudly as the vivid pink Catawba rhododendron, and Grandfather Mountain is center stage for the spectacular annual show.

The Watauga Swim Complex will be closed Monday, May 23rd through Sunday, May 29, 2016 for scheduled maintenance and building repair.

Fifth grade Hardin Park students Ian Wilson, Mitchell Fowler, and Steele Neely have won the championship in the NC Western Region of the elementary grades division of the Stock Market Game.

Callie Tester, who had been homeschooled since the first grade, was nervous about starting college. But her fears were alleviated when she arrived at Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute’s Watauga Campus, where she not only found a comfortable place to pursue a college education, but also excelled to new heights.