Tot Lot Holds Grand Opening This Saturday
The swings are in full swing and the world is a sandbox,
albeit a little damp.
Schools Have Revised Dress Code
This weekend, students and parents will hit the
stores to take advantage of the sales tax holiday on school
supplies; but before they make their purchases, Watauga
County students and parents will want to check out the revised
dress code policy.
Install New Cafeteria Systems
Watauga Countys students return to school on August
9, they can expect to see improvements in most of the schools
Street Widening Plans Accelerate
The second phase of U.S. 321 widening is now about
halfway complete, but it may end up a few months behind
Ginn Laurelmor Site
of Independent Biological Survey
Land Trust and Conservation Partners Promoting Living Laboratory
Funding Promotes National Heritage Area
The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area will receive
more than $1 million with some funding to promote the western
North Carolinas culture and scenic assets.
Democratic Women Host Panel On Abuse Response And Prevention
Watauga County Democratic Women hosted a panel
on abuse response and prevention efforts at their monthly
meeting on July 25 at the Broyhill Inn and Conference Center.
Shows Scenic Byways And Downtown Areas Help
Sustain Regions Tourism Industry
business people and others working to sustain
or grow tourism in the 25-county Western North Carolina
must work together to protect the natural beauty that draws
tourists to the area.
Water Levels Still
Low Despite Rainy Days
period of rain has bumped Watauga County back up into the
ranks of moderate drought, indicating that streams
and waterways are still at low levels despite a couple of
ESC Reports Monthly
in North Carolina rose for the fifth consecutive month in
June, so did that of Watauga County.
Lisa Covais Earns Eco-Broker
534 Eco-Brokers in the United States and only 10 in North
Gov. Easley Signs
General Assembly members hailed the states $20.7 billion
budget that was signed into law by Gov. Mike Easley Tuesday.
And Platelet Donors Can Win In August
is a worthwhile thing to do at any time during the year,
but give blood or platelets this August and you could just
walk away with a shopping spree as part of the Give a Little
Buy a Lot promotion.
Acres Donated To Sustainable Development Program
environmentally aware, community-oriented, and it has huge
tracts of land.
Appalachian State Universitys sustainable development
program will benefit from a hearty donation of 25 acres
of land, valued at more than $1.3 million.
Medical Center X-Ray Department
X-rays are now
digital at Watauga Medical Center.
The Avery Banner Elk
Chamber Of Commerce Has Been Busy Preparing
For The Summer Tourist Season
help of Lisa Adams, Owner of Pleasing Monas Design
Studio in Banner Elk, The Avery Banner Elk Chamber visitors
center in the Tynecastle Shoppes in Banner Elk has
taken on a fresh new look.
County Projects Underway
county projects will be getting a push in the coming weeks.