Flood Insurance Rate Maps available for public review
On Thursday, May 8, the residents and business community
of Wilkes County will have the opportunity to review and
ask questions about preliminary copies of newly updated
Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) for the county.
three for November
Good weather and not too many tourists gave Ashe County
voters a perfect day to get out and cast ballots.
officials want to keep fests safe
Warm weather in the High Country brings about wonderful
festivals, fairs, and street
fests with many opportunities to celebrate.
addresses grants for home delivered meals
County Commissioners met in regular session Monday with
a small but necessary slate of agenda items. The commissioners
had met earlier in the day to tour.
After Weeks of sparring between supporters and detractors
Ashe County voters rejected the Land Transfer Tax with
a firm no, but for the commissioners who fought hard for
the tax it could have been worse.
Tweetsie talk partnership
Watauga County and Tweetsie Railroad are exploring a proposal
that would keep the Wild West theme park at its current
location "for the next 50 years and beyond."