Pets of the Week
C O L U M N S
a humerous mini story,
County Law Enforcement Center Opens
The soft snip of scissors filled the air instead of the
expected clanging of metal, barred doors on Thursday as
several local, state, and law enforcement leaders cut the
ribbon to open the new Watauga County law enforcement center.
Pat Thomas, chief detention officer for the Watauga County’s
newly opened law enforcement center, has been a jailer since
New Jail By The Numbers
The Watauga County Sheriffs Department aimed to move
into the new Watauga County Law Enforcement Center Building
on Hodges Gap Road in Boone by the end of this week.
Decision On North Fork Precinct
The Watauga Board of Elections March meeting was so
long that its members slept through part of it.
Asks DOT For Tag Office
During its Monday meeting, the Watauga County commissioners
tossed a hot potato back to the state by asking the North
Carolina Department of Transportation (DOT) to provide a
full-service tag office to Watauga County.
Eminent Domain Issues
The Watauga County commissioners adopted a resolution recommending
limits on the use of eminent domain.
WHS Booster Club Issues Warning
Quality Inn Checks Out
ASU Set To Begin Renovations
On The Horizon
Nearly seven miles of U.S. 421 west of Boone will be resurfaced
this year, according to road improvement lists released
by the N.C. Department of Transportation.
Cultural Museum Closes This Weekend
Collection Moves Into Storage
Brookshire Property Options
The county commissioners are in the process of deciding
how to parcel out and use a 75-acre property on Brookshire
Shows Increase In Real Tree Purchases
The annual convention of the North Carolina Christmas Tree
Association (NCCTA) was sparked with enthusiasm based on
increasing popularity of the High Countrys top commercial
Tree Growers Look
To The Future
Market research has led to some discoveries that may surprise
those who picture the All-American family singing carols
and sipping eggnog around the Christmas tree.
Board Reviews County
The Watauga County Board of Commissioners reviewed county
facilities during the annual retreat held Thursday and Friday.
Watauga Republicans Elect Precinct Chairs
Rep. Foxx Speaks At Annual Convention
Future Needs At Budget Retreat
During their recent budget retreat, the Watauga County commissioners
discussed several items on their future needs list ranging
from scales to a recreation center.
Fork Fights To Keep Polling Place
The North Fork community, which lies between Pottertown
and Meat Camp northeast of Boone, was once one of the most
populous areas of the Watauga County,.
The Mountain Times
Crosses The Border
High Country Media is pleased to announce that the Watauga
edition of The Mountain Times is now available in Trade
and Mountain City, Tennessee.
Commissioners Hear From
Board Of Education
The Watauga County Board of Education answered several questions
about new high school options.