Community and Business

Blue Ridge Energy has announced the promotions of Ashe County residents Tasha Rountree and April Blevins.

Exciting, hands-on learning projects are coming to six local classrooms thanks to $4,913 in Bright Ideas grants awarded recently by Blue Ridge Energy to local educators during a special virtual celebration honoring winning teachers and their schools. 

Appalachian State University will commemorate Martin Luther King Jr day with a special program and the MLK Day of Service.

The Watauga Parks and Recreation announces the Recreational Pool will be closed until further notice due to mechanical issues.

As people increasingly read and listen to books on their smartphone or tablet, they’re discovering one of the best resources is their local public library.