AppalCART, the public transportation authority serving all of Watauga County announced a 6 percent ridership increase on its routes over January a year ago. The authority recorded 148,129 passenger trips last month versus 139,154 for the month of January 2013.
July 12, 2012. School bus driver training will be offered Ashe County Board of Education Annex July 17-19. Classes run from 8:30-3:00 each day. Watauga County residents wishing to become school bus drivers for the Watauga County Schools can complete their training at this Ashe County location.