Community and Business

Watauga County citizens will benefit from grants worth more than $33,000 awarded recently to local helping agencies from the Blue Ridge Electric Members Foundation for the 2017 grant cycle.

The Boone Area Chamber of Commerce is working with two local members to present key points of recently passed tax legislation in a way that explains the impact on High Country businesses.

The Boone Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes back to Boone Don Schumacher, President of DSA Sports LLC, to present his findings from his 2017 Sport Tourism Analysis for Watauga County.

The Nantahala National Forest will waive fees at Whiteside Mountain and Whitewater Falls on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 15, the first of six fee-free days the U.S. Forest Service uses as an extra incentive to encourage people to visit national forests and grasslands.