Community and Business

On Tuesday, April 28th, over 1,000 kindergarten, first, and second graders from all 8 Watauga County Elementary Schools received a wonderful surprise.

New River Light and Power (NRLP) has earned the highest Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3)® designation from the American Public Power Association for providing reliable and safe electric service.

The Art in the Park show scheduled for May 23 has been canceled due to restrictions put in place by the State of North Carolina to reduce to the spread of COVID-19.

A total of 348 community members, including their pets, raced in the High Country’s first #KeepBooneHealthy Virtual Walk/Run/Just Move on Saturday, April 25th. The event raised $7,498.50of funds to be allocated between 9 of our local nonprofits working to serve the community during the COVID-19 Pandemic.