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.  

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.

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 Beech Mountain is working on a new park area at Buckeye Lake called Shane Outpost.

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

The combined efforts of Blue Ridge Energy members and the cooperative’s other electric demand reduction programs have generated power cost savings approaching half a million dollars. 

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.

The Watauga County Republican Party elected new officers at its annual convention on Saturday.