Aug. 27, 2012. The Watauga County Democratic Party “cash mobbed” another two Watauga County local businesses on Saturday, August 25, as a part of their “buy local” project. The owner of the Appalachian Antique Mall in downtown Boone reported that the “mob” spent “just under $2,000” in her establishment.
April 4, 2012. U.S. Senator Kay Hagan (D) toured downtown Boone on Tuesday morning. After her stroll to local establishments, she spoke to the press about the economy, Marriage Protection Amendment and, of course, downtown Boone. BY JESSE WOOD