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The Boone Town Council on Thursday enacted amendments to the town's Municipal Code related to towing and wheel-locking following months of complaints about practices in downtown Boone.
A keen nose and a quick response late last week not only averted what could have been a serious threat to life and property, but left us with lessons we would all do well to remember.
In a two to one vote, the Watauga County Board of Elections voted to uphold the same one-stop implementation plan the board adopted for the May primary for the general election in November.
The Watauga County Art Council's Artfull Palette annual fundraiser is the perfect event to "wind out your summer, but crank up your fall," said executive director Cherry Johnson.
Many modern country-folk acts like to craft their twang-tinged tracks from cramped Brooklyn apartments or open-mic nights on Nashville's Music Row, but Asheville, N.C., quartet River Whyless makes music straight from the hills of North Carolina.
She first picked up the violin at age 2 and by the age of 6 began entertaining High Country audiences as a member of the violin trio The Forget-Me-Nots, along with her sister, Ledah, and Maura Shawn Scanlin.
With just a little more than two weeks remaining until the Watauga County Back 2 School Festival, organizers have made it easier than ever to help Pack-the-Bus with school supplies.
To become better acquainted with the people and culture of the southern Appalachians, world-renowned folk musicians Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer will be making their rounds across the High Country this weekend.
Visitors to the High Country and the local Mountain Home Music regulars are in for an evening of Irish and Scottish harp tunes on Saturday, July 26, as musical guests William Jackson and Grainne Hambly combine their talents not only on harp, but concertina, tin whistle and bouzouki.
The Boone Town Council on Thursday will hear a recommendation from the town's Transportation Committee to approve the concept for the West Downtown Boone Plan, which includes street, pedestrian and bicycle improvements.
Women and friends representing the Lizzie-Estelle Circle at Grace Lutheran Church in Boone recently completed 100 dresses for young girls in Costa Rica.
The town of Boone doesn't close King Street without good reason. Sunday presented that reason.
Boone News, Events & Info
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 12:49 pm
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