Community and Business

The Appalachian Regional Library is undergoing a strategic planning process to develop a plan for the future to meet the needs of the community.

The Watauga County Project on Aging has created a virtual Holiday Heroes ‘tree’ this year.

For public school employees, the COVID-19 pandemic introduced significant change into every role in education. From the people who are responsible for providing meals to students, to those who drive buses or teach in classrooms, this year, all the work associated with our public schools has been adapted, restructured and in many ways, complicated.

The Town of Blowing Rock has made the difficult decision to cancel the Christmas in the Park,
Lighting of the Town Festival and Christmas Parade for this year.

Grandfather Mountain is offering its Secret Season Pass, that allows holders unlimited, six-month access to the park November 2020 through April 2021.