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Choosing Treatments
Like elsewhere across the United States, citizens of North Carolina can find a wide – and growing - variety of health practitioners and treatments, including many classified by law as “complementary or alternative.”

Health Issues

Sleep Watching: The Job of a Modern-day Sandman

Vaccination Best Defense For Equine Against Mosquito-Borne Diseases

This article is the first in a series examining the multiple facets of the methamphetamine problem in Watauga County.

A Chilling Look Inside the World of a Methamphetamine Addict

Watauga County



• Commissioners Wrap Up Budget Talks
At their final budget work session, the Watauga County Commissioners considered each request made at last week’s public hearing for additional funding.

• Boone Town Council Tackles Full Agenda
Issues on the agenda at last Thursday’s regular meeting of the Boone Town Council were wide ranging.

• Commissioners Increase School Funding with No Budget Impact

• Council Address Water/Sewer Issues and UDO Changes

• Drafting A Vision
Blowing Rock outlines future character.



• Memorial Day Dedication
This Memorial Day brought a small crowd of people to the National Guard Armory in Boone for a memorial service and a ceremony to dedicate the new monument

• War Veteran Reminisces 32 Years of Service
Joseph Crist is quite the war veteran. Having served his country for thirty-two years as a paratrooper and in the Special Forces, Crist fought in World War II, The Korean War, and the Vietnam War.

• Appalachian Authors Launch “Nix The Hillbillies” Campaign

National Committee For New River Sponsors Dam Removal Workshop

• March Of Dimes Recognizes High Country’s WalkAmerica
Celia Trivette Is Top Collector Again

American Cancer Society Helps Millions
Relay For Life is the American Cancer Society’s signature activity.



Fifth Annual Blood, Sweat & Gears Kicks Off
Watauga County Red Cross Fundraiser
One hundred miles with “just enough pain,” the infamous Blood, Sweat & Gears Cycle Ride, is now counting down to what promises to be a banner year.


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