• 04/10/2020 - Holiday Office Closure

    Watauga County Offices will be closed in Observance of Good Friday on Friday, April 10, 2020.


    County Offices will re-open as regularly scheduled on Monday, April 13, 2020.


    Please call the County Manager’s Office at 828-265-8000 if you have questions.

  • 02/28/2020 - NCDOT Public Comment Period for 2023-2032 STIP

    Public Comment Period Open for Next STIP


    Area residents have a chance to provide input on what transportation projects they would like to see included in the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s 10-Year transportation plan for 2023-2032. 


    A statewide 30-day public comment period to submit project ideas will be held from Jan. 27 to Feb. 28. In addition, there will be a three-day open house held at NCDOT Division 11 headquarters at 801 Statesville Road in North Wilkesboro for in-person input about potential projects in Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Caldwell, Surry, Watauga, Wilkes and Yadkin counties.


    Interested residents can attend the open house during regular business hours on Jan. 28-30 to get a chance to submit project ideas and talk with NCDOT staff. Residents who can’t make the open house can still be part of the process by contacting Sean Sizemore, of the Division 11 office at, NCDOT Division 11, 801 Statesville Road, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659; or (336) 903-9113 during the 30-day comment period.