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Parking for Downtown Merchants Increases 33 Percent

July 12, 2012. According to recent invoices sent to downtown merchants, parking for lots owned by the Town of Boone – and contracted out to McLaurin Parking Company, monthly parking space rates will increase 33 percent – from $22.50 to $30.
BY JESSE WOOD

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Statement from Loretta Clawson Regarding ETJ

June 4, 2012. The following is a statement from Boone Mayor Loretta Clawson regarding the recent bill proposed by State Sen. Daniel Soucek that could potentially strip the Town of Boone of their extra-territorial jurisdiction powers.

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Boone’s ETJ Powers in Jeopardy

June 1, 2012. On Monday, June 4, the Boone Town Council will hold a special meeting at 7 p.m. to consult with town attorney Sam Furgiuele about the ramification of a recently introduced bill that could potentially strip Boone of extra-territorial jurisdiction powers.
BY PAUL T. CHOATE

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Court of Appeals Turns the Clock Back as Templeton v. Town of Boone Begins Sixth Year of Opposition

Mar. 16, 2012. “We are going to see this through till the end and see justice for our petition.” That’s how Phil Templeton reacted last week to a N.C. Court of Appeals ruling. After more than five years of court battles and significant legal fees, his appeal of a denial of a request for a special use permit to place a medical office facility on State Farm Road in Boone is back to square one.
BY RON FITZWATER

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Improving the Appearance of Boone, Feb. 24

Feb. 20, 2012. BOONE — The Town of Boone is sponsoring a “Lunch & Learn” to share with citizens what is being done to improve the over-all appearance of Boone. Citizens are also encouraged to make suggestions at the luncheon.

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