Named Watauga County
Principal Of The Year
Parkway Elementary Principal Billie Hicklin has been named
Principal of the Year for the Watauga County School System
Slip, Slidin Away (stand alone photo)
Help Students Cope With Recent Tragedy
Even before the classmates of three sisters killed in
a house fire last Thursday night began arriving for school
on Friday morning, administrators and staff at Cove Creek
Elementary were preparing to meet them with the news.
Society Plans Tenth Annual Dog Jog Humane
While Pamplona, Spain can lay claim to the internationally
known running of the bulls, Boone will soon celebrate
its tenth running of the dogs when the Watauga County
Humane Society launches the
2006 Dog Jog.
October Is Peak Month For Local Water Usage
Every Drop Counts Campaign Encourages Conservation
As Public Comments On Steep Slope Regulations
As one audience member commented, it was democracy in
Steep Slope Hearing
Draws Large Crowd
Courtroom Filled To Capacity
Steep Slope Vote
The Boone Town Council postponed voting on proposed regulations
on steep slope development until they can be modified
to meet public demand.
Local Diver Helps Search For Missing Person
Late one night last winter, 23-year-old Jade Chambers
left a party in her Mountain City trailer and she hasnt
been seen since.
New River Clean Up Saturday September 23
Volunteers plan to take to the New River on Saturday,
September 23, beginning at 9:00 a.m., to Clean Up
the regions signature river.
From Iraq Via Teleconference
Members of the Boone-based 1451st Transportation Co. are
doing well and in good spirits, according to one of its
Fuel Workshops Offered At Appalachian
Presentations and workshops on biodiesel fuel will be
presented Sept. 22 and 23 at Appalachian State University's
collaborative biodiesel project located at 161 Dale Street
off State Farm Road in Boone.
Agritourism Workshop Planned In Ashe
The Medicinal Herbs for Commerce Project is sponsoring
a free workshop at Millers Century Farm, a certified
historical farm, on October 3rd.
Globe Project Debate Continues
Some Scientists Disagree With NC Wildlife Resources Commission
Group Sends Packages To 1451st In Iraq
The Family Support Group for the 1451st National Guard
Transportation Company has been working with other family
support groups to help soldiers in Iraq get convenience
and personal items and is also planning a Christmas event
Public Hearing On Property Purchase
The commissioners scheduled a hearing for comment on a
resolution that would allow the county to borrow $7 million
to purchase property for a new high school.