1/28/22 PM News Break
By: Ethan Bumgarner
In local news, one of Beech Mountain’s new attractions to the town is a sledding hill at a new location; the upgraded hill and park avenue has witnessed increased traffic since its inception. Beech Mountain’s town manager explained that the town originally added the new location due to the total visitors and the need for social distancing at the height of COVID. According to The Watauga Democrat.
In state news, Lowe’s Hardware is teaming up with Petco to offer pet supplies, beating that customers want cans of dog food along with their cans of paint. The first Lowe’s with a Petco will open in February in Alamo Ranch, Texas with 14 stores opening up in Texas, North Carolina and South Carolina. According to The Watauga Democrat.
In world news, Toyota is working with Japan’s space agency on a vehicle to explore the lunar surface, with ambitions to help people live on the moon by 2040 and then go love on Mars, the company said Friday. According to The Associated Press.
Your weather is brought to you by booneweather.com The afternoon forecast calls for; cloudy skies snow showers arriving during the afternoon with a period of steadier snow during Friday afternoon and evening. Light Northwest wind increasing to 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph Friday night.