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Watauga County will continue the suspension of short-term rentals in light of Governor Cooper's extension of the Stay At Home order.

Officials with Grandfather Mountain announced on Saturday evening, April 25, that the 2020 edition of the annual Singing on the Mountain and the 65th annual Grandfather Mountain Highland Games have both been canceled.

Here are AppHealthCare's testing numbers for Thursday, April 23, 2020.

AppHealthCare has released the latest testing numbers for Friday, April 24, 2020.

High Country Crime Stoppers and Watauga Sheriff’s Office seek the public’s assistance in solving a breaking and entering case.

COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) continues to be a public health threat our nation, state and local communities are having to respond to and deal with each day. Watauga County and each municipality continue to be proactive in taking the necessary steps to slow the spread of this virus by all appropriate means.

With so many things going virtual these days due to the Coronavirus, on Saturday there will be a virtual Walk-Bike-Run fundraising event.

In light of Governor Cooper's Friday announcement concerning North Carolina schools, Watauga County School Superintendent Dr. Scott Elliot has written a letter to parents announcing the last day of instruction for Watauga County Schools. 

The Blowing Rock Art and History Museum will present its first Virtual Tour this Saturday.