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Posted on: August 9, 2022

August 1st 2022 Greenway Trail Robbery Arrest

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On July 31st, 2022, at 5:53 p.m., the Lincolnton Police Department arrested Artemio Jesus Nanez Perez on two counts of Attempted Robbery, two counts of Assault, and one count of Interfering with an Electronic Monitoring Device. Perez was given a $30,000 b...

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Posted on: August 9, 2022

HCC and Boone PD Seeking Public Assistance in Locating Suspect from July 26th, 2022 Robbery

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High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in locating the following subject:

On July 28th, 2022, the Boone Police Department obtained warrants for the arrest of Artemio Jesus Nanez Perez, DOB 3-22-2002, for two cou...

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Posted on: August 9, 2022

HCC and Boone PD Seeking Public Assistance in Solving July 26th Greenway Robbery

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High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving the following incident:

On July 26, 2022, around 3:15 p.m., Boone Police officers responded to a robbery at the Boone Greenway Trail entrance on Deerfield Road. ...

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Posted on: July 18, 2022

Town of Boone Continues to Plant Trees at Bolick Farm Property

The town of Boone partnered with the High County Audubon Society for a tree planting event at the Bolick Property on June 25.

The town of Boone originally purchased the Bolick Property in 2016, and has permanently conserved approximately 31 acres of the 54...

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Posted on: January 25, 2022

Town of Boone Reaches Climate Neutrality in Municipal Operations Eight Years Ahead of Its Goal

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The Boone Town Council voted during its Jan. 12 Town Council Meeting to allot $60,290 to purchase renewable energy.

Boone is the first municipality in North Carolina to achieve 100% renewable energy in municipal buildings, according to a Jan. 12 Town of Bo...

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Posted on: February 2, 2022

Boone hits a goal many seek: 100% renewable energy in town buildings

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As local governments across the country puzzle over how to eliminate their use of electricity generated by fossil fuels, one North Carolina town has met that goal.

The mountain town of Boone had a goal of running town operations on carbon-free electricity ...

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Posted on: October 20, 2021

Gov. Cooper Signs New Energy Bill Calling for Carbon Reductions

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House Bill 951 — signed into law on Oct. 13 — requires the North Carolina Utilities Commission to take the steps needed to achieve the goal of reducing energy producers’ carbon dioxide emissions by 70 percent by 2030 and to r...

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Boone, App State Aim for Carbon-Free 2050

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In January, Boone Town Council created a new position to prioritize sustainability. George Santucci, the first occupant of the sustainability and special projects manager role, took immediate action to begin sustainability operations. “We take a...

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Boone Municipal Operations will Transition to 25% Renewable Energy in 2022 NRLP Green Power Program

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Moving a quarter of the town of Boone’s operations to a carbon neutral energy source, the contract will begin Jan. 1, 2022, and cover all 1,650,000 kilowatt hours (kWh) of energy the town purchases from NRLP. Residents and business owners will h...

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Boone Floods During Remnants of Tropical Storm Fred, Harms Water Quality

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Although Boone residents are coming to expect flooding during storm events, the physical and environmental damages of the floods are causing continued harm to the town. The town of Boone has a local river gauge dashboard tracking water levels at three dif...

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

New River Conservancy Working on Phase 2 of a River Restoration Project Near Brookshire Park

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Phase 1 involved a partnership between multiple organizations to implement 2,800 linear feet — or a little more than seven-and-a-half football fields — of river restoration. Now, the NRC is partnering with Watauga County, town of Boone...

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Watauga Riverkeeper Installs Trash Trout in Winkler Creek

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MountainTrue, an environmental organization based in the Southern Blue Ridge, announced June 2 that their Watauga Riverkeeper installed Boone’s first Trash Trout in Winkler Creek along the Greenway in partnership with the Town of Boone. The Trash Trout Jr...

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Town of Boone’s Sustainability Committee Explores Renewable Energy Options

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NRLP is a nonprofit operating unit of Appalachian State University. The nonprofit has been providing power to Appalachian State University and the larger Boone community since 1915, according to Appalachian State University. The university stated that NRL...

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Posted on: November 18, 2021

Boone Files Conservation Easement for Bolick Property, Town Council Talks Municipal Complex Plans

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The town announced on Feb. 16 that it had officially filed the easement for the property, protecting 30.286 acres of town-owned property along the South Fork of the New River. The easement — filed on Jan. 21 — is in partnership with th...

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Boone Hires Santucci as New Sustainability and Special Projects Manager

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The Boone Town Council is creating a slate of environmental issues — such as electrifying town vehicles — for the town’s new sustainability and special projects manager. Boone Town Manager John Ward said that George Santucci ...

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Posted on: December 21, 2021

Boone, NC Passes Historic Resolution: Ditch Fossil Fuels, Go 100% Clean Energy

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With an incoming presidential administration seemingly hostile towards action on climate change, local solutions are now more important than ever. With or without Donald Trump's help, the North Carolina municipality of Boone is calling on the who...

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Boone Council clarifies town energy goals: Climate neutral by 2030

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The Boone Town Council voted 4-1 on April 18 to establish clarified energy goals for the town: climate neutrality in municipal operations by 2030, 100 percent clean renewables in municipal operations by 2040 and 100 percent clean renewables for the entire...

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Posted on: March 11, 2022

Boone Solar Energy Effort Completes 39 Projects

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The Clean Energy for Boone effort spearheaded by locally based nonprofit Climate Voices US successfully installed 315 kilowatts of solar energy in the High Country area in 2015, resulting in hundreds of thousands of pounds of carbon dioxide being diverted...

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Posted on: October 15, 2022

Town of Boone Leaf Pick Up Public Notice

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The Town of Boone Public Works Department will provide residential leaf pick up per neighborhood beginning October 17, 2022 through December 16, 2022. Leaves should be placed curbside and free of all other debris including brush. It is NOT necessary to ca...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Citizens Service Request

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One of the easiest ways to request a service is by using our Citizens Service Request! Do you need a curbside collection of yard debris? Or has a street sign been knocked down or taken? Take a look at the Citizens Service Request and submit a request, and...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: October 26, 2022

Town of Boone's Ricky L. Miller Water Treatment Plant AWOP Award

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The Town of Boone’s Ricky L. Miller Water Treatment Plant has been awarded the “Gold Star” honor for the North Carolina Area Wide Optimization Award (AWOP).

Named after the current Director of Public Works, Ricky L. Miller, who has served the Town of Boone for 35 years, the Town of Boone’s Ricky L. Miller Water Treatment Plant has been awarded the “Gold Star” honor for the North ...

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Posted on: December 2, 2022

Fire Captain

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The Town of Boone Fire Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Captain.  This employee performs intermediate protective service and administrative duties at the station level to include driving fire apparatus, the operation...

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Posted on: December 1, 2022

Director of Finance

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The Town of Boone is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Director of Finance.  This position performs difficult professional and administrative work in planning, organizing and directing the financial activities of the Town; does rel...

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Posted on: November 30, 2022

Equipment Operator

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The Town of Boone Public Works Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Equipment Operator in the Street Division. This employee performs intermediate skilled work operating a variety of motorized equipment in the installation, maint...

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Posted on: November 30, 2022

Administrative Sergeant

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The Town of Boone Police Department has a vacancy for the position of Administrative Sergeant.

Minimum Qualifications for Administrative Sergeant are:

  1. This process will be given as needed. After a promotional process, the completed promotional list remains

    v...

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Posted on: November 16, 2021

Police Officer

Minimum Compensation Sworn Officer:

Base Salary: $46,329

12 Paid Holidays: $1,771

Health Ins., Retirement, & Other Benefits: $14,395

Total Compensation: $62,495

Employee Benefits:

  • 10 days vacation per year increasing with service to 24 days

  • Birthday off for ...

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Posted on: March 28, 2022

Town of Boone Designated "SolSmart Gold" for Advancing Solar Energy Growth

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The Town of Boone has received the “SolSmart Gold” designation from the national SolSmart program for making it faster, easier, and more affordable for homes and businesses to go solar.   

In addition to the designatio...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Town of Boone's Municipal Electricity will be 100% Carbon Neutral by February 2022

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The Town of Boone’s Town Council voted during the January 12th, 2022 Town Council Meeting to accept the proposal for all electricity used by the Town’s municipal buildings to be generated using 100% renewable energy. Boone is the first municipality to ach...

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Posted on: December 7, 2021

New RAV4 Hybrids for the Boone Police Department

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The Boone Police Department recently received three Toyota Rav4 AWD Hybrids.  The vehicles were purchased in early October at Modern Toyota of Boone.  After receiving the new SUV’s, they were up-fitted with emergency equipment,...

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Posted on: December 3, 2021

Historic Preservation Commission's Cemetery Mapping Press Release

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The Town of Boone Historic Preservation Commission is currently working on a project to map Boone’s cemeteries. Cemeteries are important focal points in the lives of town residents and can be an important genealogical and archaeological resource...

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