Jefferson Post Online Edition
Planning Board discusses scenic by-ways, townhomes
The Planning Board met on Thursday, Dec. 5, to discuss residential developments and designating area roads as scenic by-ways.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Christmas cavalcade rolls...
Bundled up in puffy coats, warm gloves, cozy hats and even blankets, hundreds braved temperatures in the 30s to take in the sights and sounds of the Boone Christmas Parade Saturday morning.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Watauga unemployment at 6.3 percent in October
Watauga County's unemployment rate ticked up to 6.3 percent in October from the previous month's rate of 6.1 percent.
Obamacare website relaunches
Eric Schneider and certified enrollment specialist Dick VerEecke are hosting information sessions at the Watauga County Public Library this month to assist locals seeking insurance.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Bells are ringing
Shoppers busily exited the automatic sliding doors at Walmart on Thursday, remarking at how warm the temperature felt on the fifth day of December in Boone.
The Mountain Times
The Watauga County Arts Council will host another Open Community Art Show, entitled "Seasonal Celebrations," during December.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Florida fugitive arrested in...
A 33-year-old Florida man wanted for firing a gun into a busy Fort Myers restaurant last week was arrested Tuesday in Boone, according to the Watauga County Sheriff's Office.
Committee: Let old WHS reserve...
Boone's Water Use Committee on Tuesday recommended that the town let the 150,000-gallon-per-day water allocation reserve for the county's old high school property expire at the end of the year.
The Mountaineer Publishing Company
Balsam Range announces Winter Concert Series
Haywood County's own IBMA-award-winning bluegrass-and-more band Balsam Range blasts off with a bang Saturday night at Canton's historic Colonial Theater with their fourth annual "Winter Concert" series.
Nathan Miller to run for district attorney
Miller, a lifelong resident of the North Carolina mountains, lives east of Boone with his wife, Crystal, and 14-month-old daughter, Lillian Sue.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Watauga Community Foundation celebrates 20th anniversary
The Watauga County Community Foundation celebrated its 20th anniversary and held its eighth annual Philanthropy Day Luncheon on Nov. 14 at the Blowing Rock Conference Center.
Watauga Farmers' Market season ends, winter options available
The Watauga County Farmers' Market held its final market of the season on Saturday, with the selection having dwindled to about a dozen vendors offering meats, apples, crafts, holiday wreaths and decor, honey and other products.
The Elizabethton Star
Books face few challenges at EHS, library
As long as there has been the written word, some have challenged what is appropriate for others to read.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
North Carolina medical examiner resigns after investigators found he...
Medical examiner resigns after investigators found he KNEW carbon monoxide killed a couple at hotel a week before boy, 11, who stayed in the SAME room also died Two months ago an elderly couple died at the same room - 225 at the Best Western Plus Blue Ridge Plaza in Boone, North Carolina Medical examiner had report on his desk for more than a week ... (more)
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Downtown Boone features Christmas Story Walk
The Downtown Boone Development Association and the Watauga County Public Library are once again partnering to bring a special Christmas Story Walk to Downtown Boone for the holiday season.
Private recycling sees job growth
Watauga County has been a leader in recycling during the past few years, and now private recycling businesses are seeing growth in the county and statewide.
Cooperative Extension developing Strategic Plan
More than 110 people attended a North Carolina Cooperative Extension listening session Nov. 19, held at the Agricultural Conference Center in Boone.
The Mountain Times
The Thanksgiving holiday brings schedule changes to businesses and organizations across the county.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
One applies for Boone council seat
One person has applied for a vacant seat on the Boone Town Council since town leaders last week announced the process for filling the position.
The Charlotte Observer
Temperatures climb above freezing; plenty more rain coming
A look at the weather warnings and advisories in effect across the Charlotte region on Tuesday, Nov. 26. Map courtesy of the National Weather Service.