Community and Business

The following were recognized at the most recent Watauga County Board of Education Meeting:

Appalachian State University’s Health and Physical Education (HPE) Program announces the start of its Home School Physical Education Program for the 2016-17 academic year.

Governor Pat McCrory issued a press release instructing that all US and NC flags be lowered in observation of the 15th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks.

Hardin Park School remembered the losses and heroism of 9/11 with a Patriot Day celebration Friday that included a flag-lowering ceremony by cadets of the Watauga High School JROTC, the playing of the national anthem and America the Beautiful by Hardin Park students, and a hallway parade in the school for local emergency response personnel. 

The Foundation of Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute recently announced the addition of a new scholarship endowment.