Community and Business

Watauga and Avery Counties Approved to Accept Application for the Emergency Forest Restoration Program (EFRP) September 21 through October 20, 2016

Watauga/Avery County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) is approved to accept applications for the Emergency Forest Restoration Program (EFRP) to address wind damage caused by the severe wind storm on July 8, 2016.

Watauga High School students Grace Fowler, Canyon Frerer, Andrew Nenow, and Owen Warmuth have been named Semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarships competition for 2016-17.  

The Children’s Council of Watauga County has announced that there are still spaces available for free pre-kindergarten classes at Cove Creek School and Valle Crucis School.