Watauga County Newswire (Page 9)

Watauga County Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Watauga County, NC. (Page 9)

Results 161 - 180 of 1,297 in Watauga County, NC

  1. ASU hosts topping ceremony for Beaver College of Health SciencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    ... University, to our faculty, staff and students," Everts said. "This building is also important to Boone, Watauga County and to the entire High Country. We know the inhabitants of this building will improve health care for Western North Carolina and ...

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  2. Three car crash snarls US-221 traffic Thursday morning -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    A three car crash brought traffic to a standstill on US-221 Thursday morning. DEEP GAP-A multi-car mashup on US-221 slowed the early morning commute for Ashe and Watauga County residents Thursday morning.

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  3. Supreme Court: Lower court must revisit 2017 NC special elections caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    ... if special elections aren't held in 2017, new maps will be drawn for the 2018 biennual elections. Currently, Watauga County is in House District 93, which also includes Ashe County, and is represented by Jonathan Jordan (R-West Jefferson) who is in ...

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  4. Commissioners approve 2017-18 budget, tax increasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    ... talking and start taking care of the facilities and build the facilities that we need to build." Currently in Watauga County, sales tax sits at 6.75 percent and property tax is 31.3 cents. According to Welch, the property tax increase would bring us ...

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  5. Watauga County teachers receive Sunrise Rotary grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    Wilson is a teacher at Hardin Park Elementary School, Theiling is a teacher at Watauga High School and Hale is a middle school teacher in Valle Crucis. Ten other applicants for the grant in the Watauga County school system received smaller amounts.

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  6. Commissioners approve 2017-18 budget, tax hikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    ... talking and start taking care of the facilities and build the facilities that we need to build." Currently in Watauga County, sales tax sits at 6.75 percent and property tax is 31.3 cents per $100 valuation. The county would have the ability to ...

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  7. Boone council OKs $100K for App TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    ... have risen since fundraising began several years ago. The group requested $1 million each from the town, Watauga County and Appalachian State University, which could be allocated over the next 10 years. But council members noted they cannot agree to ...

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

    Jun 6, 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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  9. Carolina Ramble Revue at Jones House FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    ... talents. The Carolina Ramble & Reunion festival is set for its fourth annual event at the Brayshaw farm in Watauga County Sept. 22-24. The Carolina Ramble Revue, performing at the Jones House on Friday, features three of the bands that are prominent ...

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  10. Shooting suspect charged with attempted first-degree murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    ... a deadly weapon with a minor present and attempted first-degree murder. He was arrested and taken before a Watauga County magistrate, where he was given a $500,000 bond and a court date of July 18. The charges stem from a May 30 incident in which ...

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  11. Hazel Gragg IcardRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2017 | The Taylorsville Times

    She was born February 24, 1932, in Watauga County, daughter of the late Joseph Harvey and Rosa Jane Jennings Gragg.

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  12. In Brief: TangerKIDS Grants, Pretty in Pink Fashion ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    ... Lacy, fourth-grade teacher. BLOWING ROCK - Tanger Outlets Blowing Rock is excited to announce two schools in Watauga County as this year's recipients of a TangerKIDS Grant. In keeping with Tanger Outlets' mission to support the future of our ...

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  13. Public meetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    a Watauga County Community Child Protection Team, June 8, 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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  14. Boone man charged after woman's fall from balconyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    ... on a female, false imprisonment, injury to personal property and felony assault by strangulation charges. The Watauga County Sheriff's Office, Watauga Medics, Foscoe Fire and other first responders were dispatched to 190 Still Lake Road in Boone on ...

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  15. Habitat Big Kahuna contest raises largest amount yetRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    ... This year, Miller sent out 120 personalized handwritten requests to friends and family in and outside of Watauga County asking them to donate to the cause. In a more direct approach, Miller dressed up in a Big Kahuna costume and went into Boone and ...

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

    May 23, 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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  17. Flood watch in effect until 2 a.m. WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 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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  18. Watauga County Schools adds new programs, drops out-of-county tuitionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    Watauga County Schools has announced plans to expand its arts, agriculture and academically gifted program offerings in the coming school year. The system is also expanding options for students currently enrolled in home school, or those who live out of county, to attend Watauga County Schools.

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  19. Arrest made in Boone County home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | WBTV

    ... nd when he was reportedly shot by the resident during the break-in. Officers said Cotton was taken before the Watauga County Magistrate and was set with a $5,000 unsecured bond. Boone Police said the resident did not know Cotton.

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  20. Man arrested in Green Street shooting, home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    ... palachian State University student, was charged with misdemeanor breaking and entering. He was taken before a Watauga County Magistrate and was given a $5,000 unsecured bond and a June 2 Watauga District Court date.

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