Mayor Declares Stage I Water Shortage Condition
Citizens Urged to Conserve
Foxx Find Fire Truck for Zionville VFD
The Zionville Volunteer Fire Department held a
reception on Monday evening in honor of Rep. Virginia Foxx
for her assistance in securing a Federal Emergency Management
Agency grant last year.
Unemployment Rate Sixth Lowest in the State
Temperatures may have climbed in August, but Watauga
County employment increased in July.
Red and Orange, with a Chance of Yellow
Ideal Weather Could Provide a Colorful Autumn
Highest in the Nation
Students SAT Scores Exceed State and National Averages
of Burning: $100
Statewide Burning Ban Enforced
Endures Despite Recent Rainfall
Despite recent rains, Watauga County remains in
a state of severe drought, and Gov. Mike Easley has asked
state residents to cut their water consumption by 20 percent.
Case Could Go to Trial by Fall
Former Sheriff Says Suit Cost Him Last Election
Opportunity of a Lifetime
Watauga Opportunities Receives SHARP Praise
Offers Tips for Safe Labor Day Travel
Family cookouts and road trips, the staples of
a Labor Day celebration. Approximately 35 million Americans
are expected to travel over the weekend, a 1.2 percent increase
over 2006. Labor Day weekend is typically one of the highest
traffic volumes of the year.
Students Rally Behind Petition