Community and Business

Watauga Humane Society (WHS) has been receiving more feral and outdoor cats than it can care for and place in homes or barns and is seeking the community’s help to manage the outdoor and feral cat population. WHS has been told to expect to receive as many as 60 cats from

The second concert of the summer series “Concerts in the Park” will be The Major Sevens.  The concert is on Thursday, June 26th at 6:30pm and is free. The band is made up of guitarist Brooks Forsyth, fiddler Drayton Aldridge and Robert Hunt, contributing the mandolin and backup guitar.

Spaces remain available in local pre-kindergarten classes for four year olds that meet state eligibility requirements and parents are being encouraged to apply for the open slots. “Thanks mostly to a new collaborative effort sponsored by the Lucy Brock Child Development Center, we have more

The Fourth of July is upon us and that means lots of fun family entertainment. Blowing Rock Parks & Recreation is having their annual Fourth of July Festival again on Saturday, July 5th and Sunday, July 6th in Memorial Park on Main Street. Activities on Saturday begin with an Adult Horseshoe

 

With the Boone 2014-15 budget on the table, town council members found a six-cent tax rate hike hard to swallow—and scaled back that proposed tax increase—but not the budget.  Council woman Lynn Mason was first to express doubts, “What I would be more comfortable with—and I just