Ready or Not, the Candidates Are Coming
When municipal election filing began on Monday,
three aspirants to the Boone Town Council converged at the
Board of Elections at noon to fill out the paperwork declaring
Commissioners Approve Sheriffs Requests
The Watauga County Board of Commissioners gave
Sheriff Mark Shook a favorable hearing at Mondays
Board of Adjustment Says No to Deck, Yes to Retail, Tourists
A new retail building was approved for the Shops
at Shadowline, part of a deck must be dismantled and a home
on Hummingbird Hill Road can be rented to tourists.
Charting the Countys Economic Direction
At their regular meeting on Monday, the Watauga
County Board of Commissioners agreed to tackle the question
of the countys economic development future at a special
work session later this month.
Chamber CD, Companion Web Site Promote Local Area
Following a full year of production, last month
the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce released an interactive
CD and companion Web site.
Bird Tests Positive For West Nile Virus in Ashe
tested positive for the West Nile Virus that was found in
the Lansing area of the county on June 23rd, according to
Public Information Officer Carol Schriber of the North Carolina
Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS).