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Cooperative Extension Plans Backyard Conservation Workshop
Interest Grows In Local Organic Meat Production
Theyve not quite earned the name The Beef
People, but several local meat producers are finding
a niche market for their naturally raised brands of
Recycling Rate Drops Again
Despite increased attention to recycling and local zero-waste
efforts, Watauga Countys per capita recycling
rate dropped for the fourth straight year.
Town Decides On Zoning
It was no to playgrounds, but yes
to conditional zoning, sidewalks and mixed-use districts,
when the Boone Town Council acted on several zoning
text amendments at last Thursdays regular meeting.
Carter Goes To Court Over Composting Operation
The battle over a patented compost operation
near Boone is headed for court.
Fire District Changes
The commissioners approved the establishment of fire
service districts in four areas that had been committed
when fire tax districts were last aligned in the 1990s.
Brookshire Houses Future Uncertain
With all the talk about affordable housing in Boone,
youd think getting a house for $156 would be a
Highway Improvement Project
With N.C. Department of Transportation plans for the
widening of U.S. 421 under development, local decision-makers
have announced plans of their own.
Gears Up For Expansion
The Watauga branch of Caldwell Community College &
Technical Institute is gearing up for expansion as an
increased number of high school students take dual-enrollment
classes at the college in Boone.
Funds For Local Scholarships
A fund-raising campaign is underway this month to round
up money for local scholarships through the Watauga
County branch of Caldwell Community College & Technical
Resolving To Reduce Litter
Town Adopts Litter Reduction Act
Town Denies Utilities
Request For Proposed Housing Development
The Boone Town Council denied a water and sewer request
for a proposed student housing development off N.C.
Top Educators Honored
Watauga schools are consistently ranked among the best
in the state and, Thursday night, the countys
administrators, teachers, as well as family and friends,
gathered to honor the years top educators.
ShoShanna Promotes Zero-Waste
Plan For Community
It wasnt a zero-waste event, but the
Boone Town Council certainly learned of
its benefits at the May 17 regular meeting.
Conquering The Mountain
Zero Waste Advocates See Opportunities For Change