Address Moratorium At Public Hearing
More than 122 residents braved the cold, wind
and snow to have their voices heard concerning four major
Honored At Sixth Annual Alfred Adams Leadershop Awards
Adams is best remembered in the county for his
community advocacy and philanthropy, the central theme
of each years awards ceremony.
Addresses Multi-Family Housing Development
The Boone Town Council approved the consideration
of a 12 month moratorium on multi-family developments
of 24 or more units.
Programs Budget Suffers Steep Cut
The budget submitted by the White House could
all but eliminate a federal fund that has been used to
buy bulletproof vests for local law-enforcement agencies.
Hearing Agenda Includes Zoning Text Amendment
The agenda item regards a proposed town-initiated
zoning text amendment on the regulation of subdivisions.
Tackles Neighborhood Conservation Districts
Two moratoria about future development were
the hot topics at last Thursdays town of Boone winter
quarter public hearing.
Board Earns Sediment Control Award
The Watauga County Planning Board was recognized
by the state for its work on erosion control.
School Gets Approval From State Board
Watauga Countys first charter school got
its official seal of approval on Feb. 3, and the schools
organizers are holding community meetings and accepting
Board Recognizes National Board Certified Teachers
Thirteen proved to be a lucky number at this
weeks Watauga County Board of Education meeting.
Considers Hannah Building For Hospitality House
The Hospitality House is exploring the possibility
of consolidating its operations outside the town of Boone.
Recovery Committee Hires Coordinators
Last Septembers flooding from the remnants
of Hurricanes Frances and Ivan is already a distant memory
for some High Country residents. Others arent as