Tweetsie Railroad is chugging through its Golden Anniversary
year with special events, enthusiastic crowds and a commitment
to making the next 50 years even better.
Grocery Stores Move
The Mountain Times news-stands at Food Lion, Lowes Food,
and Harris Teeter locations have been removed by a company
known as C&R Marketing of Asheville.
Black Bear Sighted
At Boone Mall
An adolescent black bear was shopping for the
mattress that was just right Wednesday evening.
New Shipley Scholarship
team has been honored for their mutual lifetime of work
with the creation of an endowment fund that will help continue
County Adopts General
Fund Budet For Coming Year
Tuesday night, the county commissioners adopted
a $42.6 million General Fund budget, covering county services,
operations and sanitation for the 2007-08 fiscal year.
Town Adopts Budget
For New Fiscal Year
Town Council adopted its budget for 2007-08 with a grand
total of $21,888,229, an increase of $3,998,116 from the
Occupancy Tax Doubles
Countys occupancy tax has brought in more than twice
the amount originally projected, and with the end of the
first full year of the tax, the coffers are loaded and ready
Blue Ridge Parkway Agricultural
Lands Available For Lease
Seven Devils Golf
Course Discussions Continue
Devils town officials and owners of a private golf course
property are negotiating to set up a lease arrangement that
could allow the town to operate the golf course.
Boone Prepares For Smart
The town of
Boone is set to receive a smart growth audit, after the
Boone Town Council adopted a $33,000 contract with a nationally
recognized planning firm.
Safety Tops Countys Agenda
is your brain, this is your brain in a helmet.
Town Approves Zoning
Request For New WHS
a vote from the Boone Town Council, class will be in session
for a new Watauga High School.