Red Cross Celebrates 90 Years
Since the birth of the local chapter of the
American Red Cross 90 years ago, thousands of volunteers
have served the residents of Watauga County and surrounding
areas during times of disaster and personal loss.
Brookshire Road Property
The Watauga County Board of Commissioners looked at a
major park and commercial plan at its annual budget retreat,
as well as economic development matters.
Chooses Low-Impact Bridge Option
Residents of the Amantha community have apparently won
their fight to limit bridge changes in their historic
community in western Watauga County.
Proposes Connector To N.C. 105
A proposed road would connect Appalachian State University
to N.C. 105 and could alleviate traffic congestion in
the campus area of Boone.
Protecting The Past
History Museum Needs Modern Technology
Paves Comments At DOT Hearing
Watauga County residents, business owners and officials
were able to voice their opinions on the U.S. 421 widening
project at Tuesday nights N.C. Department of Transportation
combined public hearing.
For Volunteer Fire Departments
The county commissioners sent up smoke signals regarding
funding for the countys volunteer fire departments
during Saturdays annual budget retreat.
Lights, Camera, Action In The High Country
They are about 3,000 miles from Paramount Pictures studio,
but Todd and West Jefferson will serve as stage and setting
for a major motion picture this year.
DOT Gathers Residents Input On U.S. 421 Project
The N.C. Department of Transportation hosted a combined
public hearing in Boone Tuesday to gather residents
input on the U.S. 421 widening project.
Weather Conditions Cause Increased Fire Danger
A grass fire, touched off by childs play and dangerously
dry conditions, threatened several homes east of Boone
Tuesday evening before firefighters knocked it down.