Community and Business

Boone, NC —Watauga County Public Library is on a mission: Get more people to try digital reading! While they have offered eBooks, digital audiobooks, and streaming video to the community through their partnership with OverDrive for 6 years, they know that many people are still surprised to learn their library card gives them access to over 2000 free titles.

The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services announced the state’s first flu-related deaths of the 2017-18 season after two adults died of complications from influenza (flu) infection from mid-to-late October.

With the busy holiday season approaching, the American Red Cross encourages donors to give blood now to help ensure a sufficient supply for patients this winter.

From now through November 30, those who suffered damage during the recent storms and flooding can simply call 2-1-1 to register your property for help with home cleanup.

Tanger Outlets Blowing Rock will be hosting an event to celebrate area Veterans and their dedication and sacrifice on behalf of the United States on Saturday, November 11