Issues Sign Oridinance Violation
Eighty-five advertisement signs were illegally
placed on roadsides of the towns major corridors.
Donations Accepted for New Monument
Daniel Boone Marker to Contain Time Capsule
Complain Of Gun Club Noise
Some residents of the Castle Ford Road area
want the long-established Watauga Gun Club to ship out
or go indoors.
Anchors Contributed To Climbers Death
Officials ruled the July 3 death of rock climber
Lewis M. Jones II as accidental.
Rock Arts Centers New Name Unveiled
Miriam & Robert Hayes Performing Arts Center
Groundbreaking Last Sunday
Board of Education Bids Farewell To Pair Of Principals
Watauga County Board of Education members said
goodbye to two of the school systems nine principals
at their July 11 meeting.
Filing Still Open
Since filing for the 2005 Watauga County municipal
elections started July 1, only one additional person has
announced his candidacy.
Mall Owners Plan Renovations
Boone Mall was sold last month, and is set to
eventually undergo renovations that manager Heidi Ellis
called long overdue.
Board Examines Tobacco Use Policy
Watauga County Schools recently took a major
step toward becoming tobacco-free.
Predicts Steady Population Increase For Boone
The town of Boones multi-family housing market is
growing above the projected long-term trend, meaning more
apartments will be built and more people will want to
Wine Enthusiasts Attend Boone Conference
Nearly 200 people attended the first annual
Western North Carolina Wine Conference in Boone Monday.
Rep. Foxx Opens District Office In Boone
Rep. Virginia Foxx held an official ribbon-cutting
ceremony for her home county office on Friday.
Invites Board-Certified Teachers To Meet In August
Conference to focus on high-needs schools