The silent phase of the fundraising effort to renovate the old Appalachian Theater on King Street in Boone is still silent, and will be for the time being, but by Fall, we may begin hearing noise about finishing the fundraising and starting the renovations of the iconic theater. Chairman of the Appalachian Theater group, John Cooper, told the Boone Kiwanis Club this week that the 650+ seats being designed into the floor plan is perfect for the community