Google facility will expand
The Internet giant Google is expanding its data center in
commissioners make new gains statewide
The post-election make-up of North Carolina county commissions
is creating changes
questions need for downtown committee
The Boone Town Council avoided the clutter of another subcommittee
Secure your home before
traveling during the holidays travel
It is a homeowners worst nightmare: Returning home
from a happy visit with family or vacation getaway
Natural Gas seeks rate reduction from state
Frontier Natural Gas announces a regulatory rate reduction
filing for natural gas.
system drives home new school-bus routes
Some Watauga County schools bus routes will be reduced
second week of January due to declining student ridership.
plea in ASU-student murder case
Dalrymple pleads guilty to accessory charge
Drop-out grants will focus
on at-risk students
Watauga County is getting a total of $220,000 for drop-out
prevention programs, including a first-time grant to help
assess at-risk students.
rolls up another record
AppalCART, the local public transportation authority, reported
a systemwide ridership of 125,083 passenger trips for November
2008, which set a record for the month of November.
Rainfall eases drought
While rainfall has been rarely heavy, the persistent precipitation
of the last month has been enough to ease drought conditions.
schools applauded for implementing positive behavior support
Three Watauga County schools were recognized by the N.C.
department of Public Instruction
Holiday shopping sales
With the recession lingering and national retailers expecting
a modest holiday shopping season, the local retail scene
is similar to last years.
projects pave governmental council plan
The High Country Council of Governments Rural Transportation