Municipal Election Yields Political Newcomers
The town of Boone 2005 municipal election ended
Tuesday night, with a considerably low 10 percent voter
Foxx Visits Valle Crucis School
Third-Graders Ask The Tough Questions
Board Opts For New WHS Building
Members Plan To Present Resolution At Oct. 18
County Commission Meeting
Leaf Season Not Spectacular
The fall leaf season may not be spectacular,
but there should be a few reliable colors despite uncooperative
Rivers Pursues Contingency Plan
As Watauga Countys first charter school,
Two Rivers first sought to occupy the old Mabel School
building, but failure to obtain a certificate of occupancy
in the building resulted in 115 displaced students.
Forum Addresses Health Care Issues
A regional forum on health care issues revealed
that rising costs should inspire changes in both personal
behavior and approaches to health care delivery.
Practicing Smart Development
Sunalei Preserve Strives To Keep The Balance
Work Continues On Flood Damage Restoration In Foscoe
More than a year after torrential floods, residents
of J.H. McLean Road in Foscoe should soon be on solid
Elected President Of UNC System
Erskine Bowles has been elected the new president
of the 16-campus University of North Carolina system
Damaged Cars May Re-enter Market
Hurricane Katrina caused billions of dollars
worth of devastation, but some forms of damage may be
rolling out over the next year or so.
Development Board Reports On Regional Study
The High Country Workforce Development Board
conducted a study that touts the need for a more highly
trained, competitive work force in the region.
Heating Costs Have Chilling Effect
Natural gas prices are expected to climb this
winter, coupling with a fuel oil price jump and a rise
in electricity rates that could have a chilling effect
on homeowners heating costs.
Council Presents Annual Report
This is the first in a series of articles about
The Childrens Council of Watauga County and how
its helping the countys youth.
High Country Business Network Meets In Ashe