Community and Business

The Town of Blowing Rock has been nominated for USA TODAY’s 10 Best Readers’ Choice travel awards contest.

Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture and the Watauga County Library requested that the Watauga County Commissioners proclaim April 1, 2017 as Watauga County Seed Library Day.

Hardin Park’s Gold team took home the top honors at the district-wide Watauga County Schools Battle of the Books middle school competition last week — the school’s fourth consecutive win in the contest.