Now Open For Business
Ingles has opened its first store in Boone...
because of Winn-Dixie. At 3 p.m. Monday, the Winn-Dixie
store at Highland Commons shopping center officially closed,
making way for Ingles grand opening Tuesday morning
at 6 a.m.
Lead To Stricter Wildlife Enforcement
Susie Parkinson had a feeling they were going
to kill her deer as she sat handcuffed in
the back of a N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission car early
County School Board Thanks Local Businesses For Support
The Watauga County Board of Education showed
its appreciation to a pair of local businesses at its
Aug. 8 meeting.
First Charter School Prepares For Opening Day
The founders of Watauga Countys first
charter school have learned that opening a school isnt
as easy as A-B-C.
Schools Begin Academic Year
Clean-up from last Septembers flooding
should be finished a little more than a year after the
storms under contracts awarded by the county.
Moves Forward With Methane Collection
Cases Scheduled For Aug. 11 Public Hearing
The Watauga County commissioners have approved
the purchase of equipment to improve methane collection
at the former county landfill.
A zoning text amendment for the towns sign
ordinance headlines the town of Boones summer quarter
public hearing this Thursday.
Election Ballots Finalized
filing having ended Friday, Aug. 5, at noon, the ballots
for the 2005 Watauga County municipal elections have been
Votes To Send President Transportation Equity Act
Congresswoman secures $1.6 million for project
to widen U.S. 221 in Ashe and Watauga Counties
Urges Local Dems To Send Clear Message
The local Democratic Party heard from a prominent
mayor who urged the party to find a clear message and
deliver it to voters.
Streetfest Gets Revitalized
In its continuing efforts to revitalize downtown
Boone, the DBDA is taking a shot at revitalizing the Howard
Street Old Downtown Boone Street Fest.