Community and Business

High Country Writers welcomes Shari Smith to its regular program meeting from 10 a.m. to noon on Thursday, March 14th at the Watauga County Public Library.

The Children’s Council of Watauga County announced the application period for this year’s Watauga County Pre-Kindergarten Program will open on March 5th.

Learn about the life of Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, author of The Yearling, during the next Lees-McRae Stephenson Center for Appalachia lecture on Thursday, March 7.


Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute’s J.E. Broyhill Civic Center will present the 21st annual Traditional Musicians Showcase on Saturday, March 9 at 7:30 p.m. The theme for this year’s event is “From the Hollows to the Honky-Tonks.”