Rezoning Requests For WHS
Before the Boone Planning Commission recommended approval
of rezoning requests for Watauga High School at its Monday
session, a meeting held earlier last week showed the planners
how several vocal proponents of a new campus felt.
For Land Owners In Western North Carolina
If you are a landowner interested in learning more about
managing your land in western North Carolina, you are
invited to attend the Discover Your Land workshop
in Watauga County on Friday, June 2, from 9:00-5:00.
For Development Moratorium
The town of Boone could face another moratorium if the
Boone Town Council approves a recommendation from the
towns Steep Slope and Multi-Family Development Task
Online Quiz Provides Fun Way To Educate Kids About Consequences
Of Risky Behavior
Receive Tobacco Cessation Information
Doctors and dentists in Watauga County will soon see the
results of a collaborative effort by community health
Plans Budget Work Sessions
Watauga County manager Rocky Nelson has presented his
proposed budget to the county commissioners, who have
scheduled two work sessions to fine tune it before its
Verified As Accurate
A hand-and-eye count Monday verified the accuracy of the
countys new voting machines, and Tuesdays
canvass caused little change in the unofficial election
returns reported last week.
Continues On Greenway Bridge
Walkers, skaters and bicyclists should soon have a full
route to enjoy on the Boone Greenway Trail, as work continues
on a bridge replacement.
Prepares Students To Make Wise Choices
Tragically, a number of teens have been in the news recently
based on the consequences of poor choices - underage drinking,
drunk driving, acts of violence and drugs.
Protects Horseshoe Farm
High Country Conservancy recently completed a land protection
project on Horseshoe Farm located in northern Ashe County.
Soar For ASUs 2006 Freshman Class
Interest in attending Appalachian State University continues
Earns Teacher Of The Year Honors
For the second year in a row Blowing Rock Elementary School
boasts the Watauga County Schools (WCS) Teacher of the
Brews In General Assembly
A battle may be brewing in the General Assembly over Medicaid
funding for counties.
Spring Break in Slidell:
The Clean-Up Continues
Part 3 of 4 Week Series
Recommends Zoning Change For WHS
The Boone Planning Commission heard enough evidence and
testimony at last Thursdays quarterly public hearing
to be satisfied with a proposal to rezone the Watauga
High School property.
Tick Season Has
As summer makes a belated arrival, concern over tick-borne
diseases arrives as well.
To Travel Or Not To Travel
Higher Prices May Affect Road Trippin
Office Considered For Parking Structure
With the Watauga County Sheriffs Office now occupying
the new Law Enforcement Center, the old office may become
a parking structure.