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FEMA is offering Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson and Johnson vaccines in the parking lot of the Watauga Community Recreation Center.

The Watauga County Board of Commissioners meeting September 7 featured an update on COVID-19 from AppHealthCare Director Jennifer Greene, and a request from Watauga Emergency Services Director Will Holt.

The Middle Fork Greenway task force Payne Branch Park is now open to the public.

A special presentation called, Daniel Boone - A Long Hunter And More, will be presented by a descendant of Boone, Robert Alvin Crum, this Saturday September 18 at the Hickory Ridge Living History Museum at Horn in the West.

NCDOT crews, contractors and volunteers have removed more than 9 million pounds of litter this year, but the next big push is underway.

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, Watauga Medical Center is nearing a high for patients hospitalized with the virus.

As of Tuesday this week, AppHealthCare reports 89 active COVID-19 cases in Watauga, and 66 individuals who have been directed to quarantine.