Watauga County Newswire (Page 6)

Watauga County Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Watauga County, NC. (Page 6)

Results 101 - 120 of 1,127 in Watauga County, NC

  1. Visitor revenue down for first time in two yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    A warm winter season led to occupancy tax collection going down across Watauga County in the first three months of 2017, according to documents provided at Tuesday's Watauga TDA meeting. "Occupancy tax" is a local tax on the rental of lodging options that goes to the town or county.

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  2. TDA talks park projects, tourism spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    A master plan to advance several infastructure projects in the unincorporated areas of Watauga County was the main topic of discussion at the Watauga Tourism Development Authority meeting Tuesday morning. Eric Woolridge of the planning firm Destination by Design was on hand to present recommendations for potential master plan projects at Juna Natural Area, Howard Knob Park, Elk Knob State Park and the South Fork New River Greenway.

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  3. Sheriff's reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    The following information is courtesy of the Watauga County Sheriff's Office. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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  4. Barbara Kinsey resigns from school boardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    N.C. District Judge Rebecca Eggers-Gryder swears in returning school board member Barbara Kinsey with the assistance of board member Jay Fenwick. The swearing in occurred at the Watauga County School Board meeting in December 2016.

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  5. Eve Parsons named 2017 Teacher of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    ... show support to teacher Eve Parsons (middle) after being presented the 2017 Teacher of the Year Award. Watauga County Schools board member Jason Cornett, Eve Parsons, WCS board chair Ron Henries and Superintendent Scott Elliott gather to award ...

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  6. Public meetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    a Watauga County Community Child Protection Team, May 11, 7:30 a.m., 132 Poplar Grove Connector, Suite C, Boone Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK. Don't Threaten. ...

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  7. 15th annual Adult Services Expo highlights services for seniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    ... Door prizes will be awarded every hour during the event. Hosted annually by the Adult Services Coalition of Watauga County - which includes the Watauga County Project on Aging and the Watauga County Department of Social Services and other local ...

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  8. State of North Carolina v. Robert Harold JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | FindLaw

    ... sex offender registration and satellite-based monitoring ("SBM") requirements. Defendant was arrested and a Watauga County Grand Jury indicted Defendant on three counts of sexual offense with a child, three counts of sexual activity by a substitute ...

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  9. Wind advisory issued for Thursday p.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    , provides forecasts for the Watauga County area. Use of this logo does not imply endorsement by the National Weather Service of Mountain Times Publications or its products. The National Weather Service Office in Blacksburg, Va. , provides forecasts ...

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  10. Sheriff's reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    The following information is courtesy of the Watauga County Sheriff's Office. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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  11. Women Build Week to support Watauga Habitat for HumanityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    Boone Service League members Anna Oakes, left, and Kelli Haas nail joists to a girder as part of Watauga County Habitat for Humanity's Women Build Day in 2014. Boone Service League members Anna Oakes, left, and Kelli Haas nail joists to a girder as part of Watauga County Habitat for Humanity's Women Build Day in 2014.

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  12. William Dean GreeneRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    William Dean Greene, 66, of Rocky Point Acres, Deep Gap, N.C., passed away Sunday morning, April 30, 2017, at his home. Born September 8, 1950, in Watauga County, he was a son of Clarence and Ruby Walls Greene.

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  13. Dwight William HayesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    Born April 24, 1915, in Watauga County, he was a son of the late Leonard and Carrie Moody Hayes. Mr. Hayes was a lifelong member of Mt.

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  14. Watauga County Farmers' Market to open for 2017 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    The market will be open from 8 a.m. to noon at Daniel Boone Park, Horn in the West parking lot in Boone. Come experience the sounds, smells, tastes and friendly atmosphere of the High Country.

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  15. Our view: Protect your right to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    ... they serve. So, to address our quiz directly, where are you more likely to learn - and believe - that the Watauga County Board of Commissioners will hold a special meeting to discuss the merits of an asphalt plant locating in the county: within the ...

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  16. Two Watauga Co residents confirmed with mumps virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | WBTV

    Two college students who are both residents of Watauga County have been diagnosed with mumps, health officials said Friday. As of 2017, there has been three confirmed cases of Watauga County residents who contracted the mumps virus.

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  17. Two new mumps cases confirmed in Watauga CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    ... is no cure for mumps but symptoms usually go away in a couple of weeks. Two cases of mumps were confirmed in Watauga County on April 27 and 28, making a total of three confirmed cases in the county for the year. The two additional cases are in an ...

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  18. Armed robbery leads police on chase, 3 in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    ... very difficult in the middle of the day in Boone." Boone Police, Boone K9 Unit, Boone Special Operations, Watauga County Sheriff's Office, Appalachian State University Police and the State Bureau of Investigation responded to the scene. "Information ...

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  19. Boyd McKinley TownsendRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    Born August 18, 1941, in Watauga County, N.C., he was the son of the late Claude and Helen Townsend. He was a 1959 graduate of Hudson High School and was a member of Holy Communion Lutheran Church in Banner Elk.

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  20. High Country Kids Triathlon returns in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    ... the events. BOONE - Saturday, May 20, will see the 11th annual High Country Kids Triathlon take place at the Watauga County Swim Complex and Boone Greenway. "We don't have a set goal for fundraising," said Penny Bagley, race director and organizer. ...

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