High Country Holds Red Ribbon Celebration
The first lady of North Carolina helped kick off the High
Country's Red Ribbon Celebration.
Candidate for Fifth District Endorses Scenic Designation
Roger Sharpe Vows to Introduce Grandfather National Scenic Area Bill
Erskine Bowles Speaks At Executive Luncheon
Holding on to the "next big thing"
anchored the key points delivered by the president of
the University of North Carolina system during a visit
Clawson To Participate In 2006 NCLM Annual Conference
Boone Mayor Loretta Clawson will participate
in the upcoming NC League of Municipalities 2006 Annual
Conference, which will be held Oct. 15-17 at the Joseph
S. Koury Convention Center, Sheraton Greensboro Hotel
at Four Seasons Greensboro.
Considers Microchips Over Current Pet Tag Requirements
High-tech pets could be the wave of the future
under one proposal discussed by the Watauga County board
of commissioners Tuesday.
Discusses Multi-Field Soccer Complex
A multi-field soccer complex was booted toward
the goal Tuesday by the Watauga County commissioners.
Candidates Face Off On Local Issues
A trio of legislative candidates negotiated
several thorny local issues during a candidate's
forum Monday at the Boone town council chambers.
Address Rumor Mill
Although most candidates for the Watauga County
Board of Commissioners report smooth sailing in their
campaigns, some have claimed that misinformation is being
spread about them.
Rates Highest In State For Mudslides
Hazardous mudslides are more likely to happen
in Watauga County than in any other county in western
North Carolina, according to a report by a state geology
Schools Plan For Emergency Situations
In light of recent events it has become apparent
that the school's role has extended from educating
students to providing them with a safe learning environment
as well, and Watauga County Schools are no exception.
Ginn Draws Protestors
Discusses Global Warming Research Oct. 12
Dr. Ken Miller, professor and chair of the Department
of Geological Sciences at Rutgers University, will speak
at Appalachian State University on Oct. 12 at 4 p.m.
On Sea-Level Change, Global Warming
Dr. Roland Gehrels will present a lecture on
"Sea-Level Change and Global Warming" Oct. 16
at 4 p.m. in Rankin Science West 023 at Appalachian State