Of Blood, Sweat And Gears
For five years, Chris Harkey dominated the Blood, Sweat
and Gears Bike Ride, winning each time he entered the
For July 6 Edition
County Adopts Budget,
Lowers Tax Rate
The Watauga County Board of Commissioners adopted the
2006-2007 budget Tuesday night, lowering the tax rate
to a revenue-neutral rate.
Shook Vs. Shook
2nd Lawsuit Filed Against Sheriff
School Board Approves
Policy Revisions, Budget Amendments
Wellness, budget amendments and video resources were all
topics of discussion at the Watauga County Board of Educations
June 12 meeting.
Facility Planned For AppalCART
Architects presented plans for the new AppalCART facility
during Mondays meeting of the transit authoritys
board of directors.
Boone, ASU Discuss
As part of an effort to strengthen relations between the
town of Boone and Appalachian State University, the Boone
Area Planning Commission met with university officials
to hear an update on ASUs capital projects.
DOT Gives Update On Hwy
The widening of U.S. 321 is a little behind schedule,
and the third segment of the four-lane project could be
pushed back by funding concerns.
Local Control Of Cable Franchises
Watauga County would lose local control
of its authority to grant cable franchises
under a General Assembly bill.
Town Adopts Annual
The Boone Town Council adopted the town budget for the
2006-07 fiscal year with a grand total of $17,890,113.
Yet On WHS Property
The Watauga County commissioners and school board met
in a joint session last Thursday afternoon to discuss
the future of the current high school property and took
New Water Treatment Plant
The Boone Area Planning Commission learned about Appalachian
States plans for a new water treatment plant during
its regular meeting last week.
No Business Like Show Business
Barter Theatres Artistic Director Addresses
Chamber Of Commerce
Continue On Cultural Museum
Supporters of the Appalachian Cultural Museum will not
let the issue sleep.
County Plans Tag
Office Meeting With DMV
Watauga could have a full-service tag office about a year
after the previous office was shut down by the state.
Forests May Remain Roadless
Department Of Ag Accepts Petitions