Dig Unearths Native American Artifacts
Archaeology digs at a local historic site in
Boone show the presence of ancient Indian artifacts.
First Charter School Secures Location
Wataugas first charter school will be
situated in the western end of the county.
View Protected Along Blue Ridge Parkway Property
The Conservation Trust for North Carolina announced
today it has donated over a 63-acre property at the Jumpin-Off
Rocks Overlook along the Blue Ridge Parkway to the National
Discuss County Budget At Public Hearing
A tax increase for Watauga County moved closer
to official consideration after a required public hearing
on the budget held by the county commissioners Thursday.
Town, ASU Discuss Ways To Work Together
Officials from Watauga County, the town of Boone
and Appalachian State University moved closer toward uniting
for formal projects.
Results Show Water Quality Concerns
River advocates are hoping the results of a
national survey will spur more local governments to address
water quality issues.
River Zoo Welcomes Endangered Babies
The New River Zoo had a big day Sunday as far
as Zoo Owner Keith Stroud was concerned.
Discusses Zoning Issues
Mayor pro tem Loretta Clawson moved to allow neighbors
and the petitioner to speak before council to discuss the
case, and council agreed.
Approves Water Service Requests
Boone Public Utilities was able to squeeze a
few projects through the pipes in April.
Discusses Committee Appointments
At the May 19 Boone Town Council regular meeting,
council addressed a number of matters other than the zoning
requests that dominated the quarterly public hearing agenda.
Opposes Abandoned Mobile Home Bill
The Watauga County commissioners plan to oppose
a bill that could require counties to be responsible for
cleaning up abandoned mobile homes.