Misty Hyler Named Watauga County District-Wide Teacher Of The Year

Hardin Park Second Grade Teacher Misty Hyler was named Watauga County Schools district-wide Teacher of the Year May 7 during a surprise visit to her classroom from her family, peers and Watauga County Schools Staff.

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Friday's WATA Afternoon Sports Update....

It's a big weekend for Watauga High boy's tennis as four regional qualifiers compete at the 3A Western Regional championships; Mountain Heritage shoots for its first state title in football Saturday afternoon in Chapel Hill; Caldwell Tech baseball and softball put their No. 1 rankings on the line in Region 10 Tournament play. For more on these stories, and for more sports headlines, please click on the links below....

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Pet Patrol


A white husky mix, light brown and white with blue eyes and weighs 50 pounds, and a black lab mix with a pink collar and a while patch on its chest, both went missing on April 7. They were last seen at the Maymead Asphalt Plant.

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Community and Business

New Cancer Treatment Option At Seby Jones Cancer Center

Watauga Medical Center announced today that Seby B. Jones Regional Cancer Center (the Cancer Center) has implemented Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) to treat cancerous tumors.

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Obituaries(Funeral Homes)

Tony Edward Norris

Tony Edward Norris, age 65, of Boone, passed away peacefully at home Saturday, May 1, 2021, after a brief illness.

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