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Pets of the Week
C O L U M N S
a humerous mini story,
Group Forms To Promote New High School
A new group has formed to promote a new Watauga High School
instead of renovation of the 1965-era building.
County Looks At Fate
Of North Fork Precinct
The fate of the North Fork voting precinct came under the
spotlight again Tuesday, as board of elections officials
addressed the Watauga County board of commissioners about
Composting Operation Causes Complaints
A Deep Gap man is trying to understand why people are complaining
about what he considers a natural act.
The makeup of the countys Brookshire Road property
became a little clearer after a government work session
Two Rivers School Settles In
Expansion Planned For Next Year
Commission Approves Comprehensive
Before discussing future planning priorities, the Boone
Area Planning Commission recommended unanimous approval
of the revised 2006 Comprehensive Plan.
Discusses Affordable Housing
The Boone Area Planning Commission discussed its planning
priorities for 2006 at its regular meeting Monday, March
20, including the elusive topic of affordable housing.
Teen Smoking Is At Historic Low
A recent state survey showed that teen smoking is declining
in North Carolina, down to a historic low.
Rate Remains Low
Watauga County had the second-lowest unemployment rate in
the state for the month of January.
Watauga stores prepare for lottery blitz
County Hears Report
On Tax Rate
The Watauga County board of commissioners now has a general
idea of what tax rate would signal an increase for the next
Going To The Dogs
Watauga Humane Society Opens Dog Park April 8
Holds Congressional Candidates Forum
Democratic candidates for Congress in North Carolinas
5th district will participate in a Watauga County, Congressional
Candidates Forum on Thursday, April 6, 2006.
Law Enforcement Seek Help In Identifying A Person Of Interest
Locals Speak Up
Though each speaker clocked in with a three-minute time
limit, Tuesdays public comment period at the commissioners
meeting stretched over an hour, broaching development, Watauga
High School, compost, and a license plate office.