The Watauga County Board of Commissioners voted to approve changes to the county panhandling ordinance Tuesday night.

The Town of Boone and the High Country Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America are thrilled to invite the community to visit the future site of the Watauga County Veterans Memorial located next to Town Hall at 567 W. King Street in Boone.

This is ASU Homecoming weekend in Boone, and in addition to Saturday’s game, will be Friday’s Homecoming Parade through downtown Boone.

The Watauga County Board of Commissioners will meet Tuesday, Oct. 18 at 5:30 p.m. in the Administration Building on King Street.

Boone Town Council will meet Thursday. Community Appearance Commission meets next Tuesday.

On Tuesday, Oct. 18, drone tech writer and speaker Jason Reagan will present a public discussion about drones at 5:30 pm at the Watauga County Public Library Community Room in Boone.

Terri Smith plead guilty to trafficking charges, and was identified as a habitual felon.