CD sales raise
$40,000 for Hunger Co.
Christmas in the Mountains Vol. 2 brought holiday
spirit to the High Country and more than $40,000 to the
Hunger and Health Coalition.
to House Rules Committee
North Carolinas representatives in the 111th Congress
will wield influence on both the way the legislative debates
are framed and how veterans affairs and the military
officials mull greenway options
An education subcommittee conprised of Watauga County, Boone,
local school board and other agency officials met Friday
to discuss a proposed Greenway Trail connector on the new
high school property
Committee discusses occupancy issues
Occupancy violations and noisy college students topped the
agenda of last weeks Town-Gown Committee meeting.
group to stage same-sex marriage Feb. 12
A local group is planning a response to the defeat of Proposition
8 legislation, staging a same-sex marriage ceremony and
planning to request marriage licenses from the county.
considers digital billboard regulations
The Watauga County Planning Board is considering a recommendation
to freeze new billboards and create local regulation of
days could lead to Saturday school
Watauga County students could be facing Saturday school
if an expected storm
front leads to more missed days.
Watauga schools above average
Watauga County schools received their report cards Thursday,
and though the state assigns no grades, the county results
show the system is performing above the state average.
changes headline Boone public hearing
Parking, watersheds and sidewalks were on the agenda for
Mondays town of Boone quarterly public hearing.
considers Queen Street conservation district
An amendment to Boones Unified Development Ordinance
could mean stricter regulation of rental property in the
Queen Street area.
anticipates stimulus revenue
The Watauga County Board of Commissioners discussed infrastructure
needs and federal funding issues in anticipation of forthcoming
revenue from a federal economic-stimulus package.