Watching the Watauga River Flow
Seattle Film Crew Documents Storm Runoff in
Attend Watauga County Relay For Life
Teresa Campbell draws strength from participating
in Relay for Life, and she needs every bit of it to fight
Numbers Spell Halt To WHS Agriculture Program
Watauga High School will have no agriculture
program during the 2005-2006 school year.
H. L. Libby Corp. purchased the Boone Mall,
located in Boone, North Carolina, on June 14, 2005.
Confirmed In Local Cat
Watauga County recorded its first rabies case
of the season this week.
Housing Authority, HUD Reach Settlement
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
has closed out most of the recommendations made after
a 2003 audit.
Proposes Cigarette Tax Increase
The North Carolina Association of County Commissioners
(NCACC) is asking counties to push for a cigarette tax
hike to offset local Medicaid costs.
Conference Gathers Input From Non-Profit Agencies
Dozens of local non-profit agency representatives
gathered recently to discuss ways that the Volunteer Resource
Center (VRC) can assist them.
Council Approves Water, Sewer Rate Increase
In reviewing its recommended budget for fiscal
year 2005-06, the Boone Town Council agreed to raise the
rates of water and sewer service.
Approves Special Projects For Funding
The Boone Town Council dove into its budget
for the fiscal year 2005-06 Tuesday at the first of two
budget workshops to fine tune the extensive document.
Reviews Proposed Budget
The Boone Town Council is considering a budget
of more than $16 million for fiscal year 2005-06.
Western Wine Conference Scheduled For July
Dr. Grant Holder hopes the inaugural N.C. Western
Wine Conference will leave not only a good impression,
but a good taste in the mouths of visitors.