If you have followed the controversy over issues with the Environmental Health side of the Appalachian Regional Health Department—issues that are currently in court for one Watauga man’s property—
While Watauga Commissioners dealt with their issues, there was controversy next door at the Watauga Board of Elections meeting, and in spite of membership shifts, there were still party line votes, including a 2-1 vote to approve Bill Aceto’s plan for early voting.
More help is heading to Nepal today as Samaritan’s Purse will load a cargo jet in Charlotte to fly those critical supplies to Nepal to help the people there who managed to survive last year’s killer earthquake but are now facing a new threat with freezing winter conditions that have already begun claiming lives.
With hopes for action on the part of the Watauga County Commission in their Tuesday meeting on the matter of the New River Raw Water Intake proposed for the town of Boone, New River Advocates, opposing that plan, yesterday forwarded information to the USDA pointing out what they’re calling ‘misrepresentations’ on the part of the town in their paperwork with the Federal agency.
North Carolina’s primary election is under two months away, a ballot with more than hopes of the myriad of presidential hopefuls and local candidates on the ballots.
The rash of state border break-ins that have hit the area of Tennessee, Virginia, and the High Country led to four arrests Tuesday as Johnson County Deputies caught three people burglarizing the scene of another recent crime, according to the Johnson City Press.
Avery deputies, EMS crews, and first responders rushed to a home on Old Beech Mountain Friday evening after two people were discovered unresponsive in a home there, and were soon declared dead.