Things to Know for the week of May 15-21, 2023

Last Updated on May 14, 2023 7:53 pm

Below are dated items taking place this week. These items could be news items, meetings, entertainment, or other events taking place. This list will be updated as needed.

Monday, May 15 – The Watauga County Board of Education will hold a special called meeting at 5:00 pm on Monday, May 15th, to consider the selection of a new Superintendent and to introduce the new Superintendent to the public. WataugaOnline will provide coverage of the announcement.

All this week, starting on Tuesday, races and events are happening at North Wilkesboro Speedway and Wilkes County as part of NASCAR All Star Race week. WataugaOnline will be providing coverage of some of the more notable events – check back for a schedule to be finalized. Here is an update from last week. Coverage from North Wilkesboro Speedway is sponsored by L&N Performance Auto Repair in Blowing Rock. Learn more about them by clicking here.

Traffic Alert – On business days from May 17-23, New River Light & Power will be performing underground utility work on Hardin St near the intersection of Dauph Blan St and near Stick Boy Bread Co.  There will be a north bound single lane closure on occasion between 9am and 4pm once work commences.  The closure will start just past Hardin/Rivers St intersection (The Tapp Room) and end near Stick Boy Bread Co. 

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