Community and Business

Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture and the Watauga County Library requested that the Watauga County Commissioners proclaim April 1, 2017 as Watauga County Seed Library Day.

Can you remember the last time you were sick and unable to schedule an appointment at your doctor's office? All too often, patients feel helpless and frustrated when they hear that their medical provider's next available appointment is more than two weeks out.

Hardin Park’s Gold team took home the top honors at the district-wide Watauga County Schools Battle of the Books middle school competition last week — the school’s fourth consecutive win in the contest.

The Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation has awarded a $5,000 Lowe’s Toolbox for Education® grant to Parkway School in Boone for repairing and updating the SunCatcher passive solar greenhouse, an important resource in the Lettuce Learn school gardening program. Parkway is one of 593 schools across the United States to be awarded a Lowe’s Toolbox for Education grant during its fall 2016 grants cycle for improvement projects.