Town Denies Steep Slope Development Moratorium
The Boone Town Council said no to
a 12- month moratorium on the issuance of zoning, special
use and building permits for certain steep slope development.
School Board Presents Plans For WHS
The Watauga County commissioners addressed high
school plans, cable rates, and capital expenditures during
Tuesday nights regular meeting.
Adopts Zoning Amendments
Five single-family neighborhoods may see a reduction
in occupancy violations due to zoning map and text amendments.
Receives Water Usage Report
The town of Boone received high water marks
on its first report from Boone Public Utilities.
Adopts Moratorium Ordinance
The Boone Town Council adopted an ordinance
to create a 12-month moratorium on issuance of zoning,
special use and building permits for multi-family developments
of 24 or more units
Plans On More Land Purchases
The National Committee for the New River (NCNR)
is beefing up protection of the historic river by acquiring
more land in both Watauga and Ashe counties.
P.D. Issues 2004 Crime Report
Boone saw its usual mixed bag of crimes last
Officer Died From Natural Causes
Dems Candidate Elected State Party Chair
The Watauga Democratic Partys supported
candidate was elected as the state party chair.
Name Locations For Precinct Meetings
County-wide precinct meetings have been scheduled
by the Watauga County Democratic Party.
Samaritans Purse Continues Tsunami Relief Efforts
Organization Looks To Long-Term Restoration
Newly Designed Web
Site Launched For Appalachian Regional Library
web site for the Appalachian Regional Library (Ashe, Watauga,
and Wilkes counties), was launched on February 16.
Funds Marked To Help
At Risk Youth
has earmarked funds to help youths who are at risk or
who have been involved in the juvenile justice or court