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Beginning with service rendered on and after March 1, NRLP customers will see a decrease in their electricity rates due to adjustments that were approved by the North Carolina Utilities Commission on Tuesday, February 19.

A new hotel called Rainey Lodge has been proposed in Blowing Rock.

The achievements of Appalachian State University’s New River Light and Power Co. (NRLP) are no less than excellent — so says ElectriCities of North Carolina Inc., which recognized NRLP with a 2018 Public Power Award of Excellence in February.

The Town of Boone’s Cultural Resources Department has announced the St. Patrick’s Day Parade judges.

On Friday, March 8th at approximately 7 p.m., the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a missing person from a home on Green Briar Road.  

Blake DeMaso, owner and president of Summit Publishing and Mountain High Media, will address graduates during the Lees-McRae College commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 11.

Recently, 73 of Watauga’s best math students met at the Reich College of Education at Appalachian State University to test their mettle against their peers in the annual Mathcounts competition — a contest that tasks young mathematicians to tackle challenging math problems in a timed tournament format.

Watauga County Commissioners unanimously approved a full time School Resource Officer for the Caldwell Community College Watauga campus.