Relay Places 2nd In Nation
Falling short of first place for the first time in
six years in its population group in the nation, Watauga
Countys Relay For Life has nothing to be ashamed
of in its $286,553.19 total amount raised during 2006.
To Face A Democratic Congress
Republican U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx will face
several changes when she returns to Congress, not the
least of which will be the fact that her party is no longer
Steep Slope Regulations:
Proposed Vs. Passed
been more than a month since the Boone Town Council adopted
regulations for steep slope development and view-shed
preservation amid a landslide of controversy.
Commission Approves Items During Public Hearing
The Boone Area Planning Commission recommended
approval for four of the items from last weeks quarterly
Watauga Schools Receive Accountability Results
Balloon Plan Is Full Of Hot Air
The Boone Area Planning Commission deflated
a text amendment to regulate the commercial use of balloons.
Officials Plan Public Meetings
The future of Moses H. Cone Park and Manor will
be the subject of two public meetings, Blue Ridge Parkway
officials said last week.
Analyst Discusses Recent Elections
The Democratic victory locally and nationwide
last week will likely lead the nations political
heart back to the center a local political analyst says.
ASUs Wine Program Receives Grant
ahh, it was a good year for Chateau
Visitors Jeep And Dog Stolen In Blowing Rock
South Carolina resident Jennifer Kembrell visited
Watauga County to revisit pleasant memories from years
Holds Property Sale At Laurelmor
Ginn Clubs & Resorts held a property sale
that may have broken state records for the value of resort
property sold in a single day.
Corral Honors Veterans (stand alone photo)