Chamber Presents Annual Awards
Lets be examples of doing business
Dan Meyer, the president of the Boone Area Chamber of
Commerce, summed up one of the groups top goals
to a ballroom packed with members.
Tax Holiday This Weekend
Passes Sign Amendment
Local businesses may get more breathing room
for the words on their signs following an amendment by
the Boone Town Council passed at last Thursdays
Election Filing Ends Friday
Ballots for fall municipal elections grew a
little longer as several more candidates filed last week.
Concerned With Septic Tank Overload
Watauga County officials are concerned about
development that overloads septic tanks not designed to
handle excessive use.
Impact of WNCs Heritage Tourism Industry Is Focus
Continues To Address Storm Water Issues
Visitors To Tweetsie Want It To Stay
In the continuing saga of Tweetsie Railroads
future, one thing remains clear: High Country tourists
want the Wild West theme park to stay in Watauga County.
Storm water management issues made a splash at
the Boone Town Councils July regular meeting.
Regional Healthcare System Plans Expansion
Program Promotes Local Business
Watauga Countys inaugural entrepreneurship
program was so successful that it could become a linchpin
of the countys economic development strategy.
Plans To Improve Methane Collection
Watauga County may soon be in the methane business
after its board of commissioners approved buying the equipment
to improve methane collection.
Discuss Hannah Building Options
Several local organizations would like to use
the Hannah Building and the Watauga County board of commissioners
now faces the tough job of deciding the buildings
Opposed By County Stalls At State Level
A bill opposed by Watauga and other counties
that would eliminate E-911 surcharges stalled in a state
committee last week.
Proposes Youth Center To County
A youth center may be in the Watauga Countys
future after the board of commissioner discussed the idea
Monday with Watauga Youth Network (WYN).