Ranks High In Education Spending
independent study ranks Watauga County near the top in
local educational spending, though not as high as its
ability to provide funding would suggest.
Commissioners Have Full Agenda
For a first, meeting the newest Watauga County
Board of Commissioners found a pretty full agenda.
Welcomes New Board Members
Watauga Countys new board of commissioners
were welcomed to their seats with some advice on not spending
too much time sitting around.
Elected Officials Take Oaths Of Office
Watauga County now has a number of new elected
officials on duty after they officially took oaths of
office on Monday.
Officials Meet With State Senate Leader
President Pro Tem of the NC State Senate, Marc
Basnight, came to Boone Monday night (Dec. 4) at the invitation
of State Senator-elect Steve Goss
Exemption Act Gathers Steam
A statewide movement to help lower property
taxes for single-family homeowners could be gathering
steam this year.
Vehicles Run On Biodiesel, Thanks To Student Project
State Universitys diesel-burning buses, service
vehicles and garbage truck are now powered by biodiesel
Tate Lawn Takes On Different Look
Maple Trees Removed Due To Safety Concerns
Town's Website Overflows
With Water Conservation Tips
of Boone’s Web site is overflowing with new information
on water conservation.
Card Scam Warnings Circulate
The season of giving also offers new opportunities
for taking, as scam warnings circulate about gift cards.
Town, ASU Work Together On Trails Map
The town of Boone will work with Appalachian
State University to create a broad map of trails in Boone.
ASU And Blue Ridge
Parkway To Partner On Future Projects
Neva Specht, an associate professor in the Department
of History at Appalachian State University, has been named
the liaison between the university and the Blue Ridge
Parkway by Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Stan
Center Opens New Addition
The new addition to Watauga Medical Centers
Paul H. Broyhill Wellness Center opens Monday, bringing
23,483 new square feet for members to use.
Rock Plans Christmas Day Of Blessing
Moving mountains of gifts has become second
nature to the staff and volunteers of Shelter Rock.