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Health Issues

• Commission Announces $9 Million In Grants To Combat Youth Obesity

• Duke Health Briefs: Know Your Risk For Diabetes

De-Touring Watauga County

Part l
Part II
Part III

The Mountain Times presents a series of De-Touring Watauga County, or How To Get Around The Highway 321 Mudslide To Where You Are Going And Enjoy Yourself.




Watauga County



• Commissioners Discuss Roads, Money and Communications Needs
The Watauga County Board of Commissioners worked through a two-page agenda at their regular meeting on Monday morning.

• Blue Ridge Mountain High
Boone and the High Country won a distinction they - and we – can hope to live without; the highest gas price ever recorded in North Carolina by the American Automobile Association.

• Straight-Pipe Elimination Project Comes to Watauga

• Budget Talks Begin Today: Commissioners Tackle Fiscal Year 2003-04

• Highway 321 Near Paving; End Of May Still Target Opening

• Supreme Court Sides with County in Tax Suit

• Does Triplett Want a Community Watch Program?

• Boone Utilities Director George Sudderth Retires

• UNC Board Of Governors Chairman Visits Appalachian State


• Hospice Recognizes Volunteers, Welcomes New Director
Hospice of Watauga County recognized its team of volunteers at an annual luncheon.

• Plenty Of Priorities
Blowing Rock Manager Taking Budget, Road Closing In Stride

• Letter Carriers Hold Annual Food Drive
High Country residents can help Watauga County’s letter carriers stamp out hunger this weekend by participating in the nation’s largest one-day food drive.

• Michael Siede Retrospective
Michael passed away at his home early Saturday morning, May 3.


• Small Business Week To Be Observed May 12-17

• Watauga Humane Society Sponsors Dog Obedience Classes



Centurion Honored At Senior Center
Forrest Wilson drove into the parking lot of LE Harrill Senior Center mid-morning on Tuesday, May 6, 2002, met by his son’s family and approximately forty of his friends. >> FULL STORY


Wilson Recalls Watauga County Days With Fondness
The trip up the mountain is easier these days than it was decades ago when Brad Wilson spent summer vacations on his grandparents’ farm in Meat Camp.

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What a big huggable teddy bear!