Community and Business

Sixteen members of the High Country community have been selected as category finalists for the 5th annual Boone Area Chamber of Commerce 4 Under 40 Awards.

The Watauga County Public Library, Working Films and Appalachian State University’s Sustainable Department, have partnered for a film screening and discussion event sponsored by North Carolina Humanities and titled “Revisioning Recovery: Uncovering the Roots of Disaster.

West Jefferson resident Alan Briggs has been appointed to the Executive Council of AARP North Carolina.

It’s no surprise the COVID pandemic has caused a major upheaval in the world of work. Business closures, unprecedented levels of lay-offs, furloughs, and unemployment claims have all created financial strain and uncertainty for many local residents.

Grab your favorite beverage and join us for our Happy Half Hour - Volunteer Spotlight on Tuesday, April 13th at 5:30pm.