Sweep Local Elections
Unofficial Returns Show Dems In Control Of County
Watauga County Republicans spent part of Tuesday
night searching for any hint of a silver lining in an
otherwise bad election day for their party.
We Still In Iraq?
Local Poll Shows Citizens Of All Ages Unsatisfied
Honored This Week
A new generation of veterans will be having
their nascent Veterans Day celebrations this week, as
the area has a number of soldiers who served active combat
duty in Iraq.
Posts Low Unemployment Rate
Watauga County had the fourth lowest unemployment
rate in the state for the month of September.
Holds Public Hearing On Animal Control Ordinance
Local pet owners will get a chance to guide
the drafting of a revised animal control ordinance.
Respond To Howards Knob Fire
A fire Sunday on Howards Knob brought the fall fire
season to a precarious start.
Night Stalkers Of The High Country
Reports Continue Of Mountain Lion Sightings.
Growers Begin Filling Orders
The High Countrys primary commercial crop
is beginning its long journey from the fields to the homes
Pregnancy Statistics Released
Watauga Holds Lowest Rate In State
Of A Single Gift
It All Begins
With Whats In The Box
13-20 Is National Collection Week
For Operation Christmas
Last year alone, 7.6 million shoeboxes filled
small toys and gifts were delivered to children in
approximately 90 countries around the world through Operation
Christmas Child, an incredible outreach of Samaritans
Purse, headquartered in Boone.
Populations In Decline
Mites Cause Problems For Colonies