Wednesday Nov 27
Private recycling sees job growth
Watauga County has been a leader in recycling during the past few years, and now private recycling businesses are seeing growth in the county and statewide.
Heeding the call to serve
Serving is nothing new for Vilas native Chad Cole. He grew up helping his dad, Kenny Cole, in the family's meat processing business, working with a local contractor during high school and volunteering as a firefighter at 16, but that's just the beginning.
Vilas violinist takes home Scottish Fiddle Competition trophy
Maura Shawn Scanlin of Vilas won the 24th annual Glenfiddich Fiddle Competition on Oct. 27 at Blair Castle in Pitlochry, Scotland, a competition that is considered the most prestigious Scottish fiddling competition.
Medics base 3 plans moving forward
The Board of Commissioners set aside funding this fiscal year for a new base near the U.S. 321/U.S. 421 split in Vilas and an additional 12-hour paramedic crew.