donates 21-acre tract to Parkway
The High Country Conservancy has donated property that both
expands the Cone Park on the Blue Ridge Parkway and protects
bursts onto N.C. House ballot
A dark horse has entered the starting gate in the District
93 N.C. House of Representatives race.
Blowing Rock project has raised $5.2 million of $6 million
Daniel Boone Bypass a low priority
If Danl Boone needed to use his namesake road around
town to track buffalo and elk, hed likely starve to
death before the pavement was cold.
Ridge Country calls ASU best place to learn
Appalachian State University has been voted the best school/place
to learn in the Blue Ridge by readers of Blue Ridge Country
Country Academy serves at-risk children
The much anticipated High Country Academy (HCA) opened its
doors to students this spring and is now serving the areas
Devt Board elects officers
The High Country Workforce Development Board,
a regional workforce policy board, has elected officers
for the July 2008-June 2009 program year.
$21.4 billion budget
ASU, Horn in the West included
New WCS superintendent impressed with system
developer wins appeal against town
Permit for clinic to be granted
VFD expands to Valle Crucis
The Foscoe Volunteer Fire Department has expanded
into the Valle Crucis area. The department opened a second
station on Dewitt Barnett Road, a short distance from Broadstone
dodge tax increase
The Watauga County Board of Commissioners joined the statewide
trend of dodging local tax increases for the 2008-09 fiscal
year, as most counties held the line on property taxes.
Center targets new businesses
The Appalachian Enterprise Center is poised to
launch the next generation of jobs in the region, but its
going to take the inspiration of potential business owners
to build the vision.