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Denied! Sort of… ASU Gets One of Four Parcels on University Hall Drive Rezoned at Council Meeting

Published Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 9:41 pm
Sept. 18, 2012. The Boone Town Council met on Tuesday, Sept. 18, to decide, among other things, the fate of a rezoning request by Appalachian State University for four land parcels along University Hall Drive. Read more...
BY PAUL T. CHOATE
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Rezoning for University Hall Drive Moves to Town Council with Planning Commission Recommendation

Published Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 11:16 am
Sept. 11, 2012. The Boone Planning Commission met on Monday, Sept. 10, and voted unanimously to recommend the Town Council approve a rezoning request sought by ASU for four land parcels along University Hall Drive. Read more...
BY PAUL T. CHOATE
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ASU: The ‘Pride and Trepidation’ of Boone; More ‘Anti-Annex Legislation’ Could Imbalance Future Relationship

Published Monday, July 16, 2012 at 12:00 pm
July 12, 2012. The Town of Boone and ASU haven't always had a good rapport, but the relationship has improved as both entities work closer together. As ASU expands - both in student enrollment and as a local landholder - and if the "anti-annexation" legislation trend continues, one official warns this "balanced" relationship may wilt. Read more...
BY JESSE WOOD
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Economy Declines in April After First Quarter Gains

Published Monday, June 18, 2012 at 12:36 pm
June 18, 2012. Western North Carolina’s economic activity declined in April, erasing earlier job growth in the region. “We are seeing a slowdown in the regional economy. There were gains in 2012, but we’ve not been able to sustain the momentum,” said Dr. Todd Cherry, director of the Center for Economic Research and Policy Analysis (CERPA) at Appalachian State University. Read more...
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