Shooting the Breeze
Environmental plan promotes wind power
hosts budget public hearing
On Tuesday night, the Boone Town Council opened the floor
for citizens to comment on the recently revised 2008-09
budget before the council considers the budget ordinance
for adoption on Thursday, June 19.
Pains: Sales down, hopes up for Laurelmor
The Ginn Companys Laurelmor, the resort development
occupying 6,400 acres in southeastern Watauga County, has
been slowed by the housing downturn but is still committed
to its long-term vision.
to vote on LBTD referendum
The Boone Town Council may give a mixed-drink referendum
a shot at its regular meeting Thursday, June 19.
causes community concern
The new Todd bridge may not be over troubled waters, but
its troubling some members of the community who say
unnecessary delays are driving up construction costs and
hampering traffic in the area.
man buys MTN
A local television station has a new owner, and hes
close to home.
bus driver classes offered at Hardin Park
School bus driver training classes for Watauga County Schools
will be offered in the media center at Hardin Park School
July 7-9 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day.
Piano Techs to visit Boone in July
The Master Piano Technicians of America will host its
2008 convention in Boone on July 24-27 the first
time ever in the Appalachians at the new La
Quinta Inn & Suites.