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Health Issues

Get Out And Hit The Trail
An alarming number of Americans suffer from obesity, heart disease, and other ailments brought on by a sedentary lifestyle.

Meth: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

A Chilling Look Inside the World of a Methamphetamine Addict

Watauga County



• Will North Carolina Roll The Dice?
Tar Heel legislators and citizens are now looking at the map showing North Carolina alone in the region without a state lottery.

• Commissioners Adopt Budget, Address Parks and Ambulance Service
At a lengthy meeting on Monday morning, the Watauga County Board of Commissioners, among other issues, addressed the county budget.

• Cooper Gets Suspended Sentences, Probation For Friend’s Fatal Fall
Wilkes County Incident Closed

• Ballots Carry a High Price
Watauga County’s 2003-04 fiscal year budget allocates $242,465 for the county Board of Elections office.

• Commissioners Uphold Planning Board Decision

• Caldwell Reservoir Could Impact Watauga Landowners

• Blue Ridge Rural Land Trust To Protect The “Old John Schell Farm” In Bethel


• Straight From The Street:
How do you think Eric Rudolph was able to escape the FBI for so many years? Do you think he could have remained hidden for as long in the High Country?

• Boone Woman Wins Winn-Dixie Car Giveaway
Sandy Brubaker of Boone was one of the lucky winners of Winn-Dixie’s Chevy Everyday Giveaway promotion.

• Cancer Survivors Share Common Bond At Tuesday’s Banquet
It was a celebration of life, where nearly 300 attendees shared a unique common bond.

• Chamber Extends Invitation To Unity Breakfast
The community’s 2003 Unity Breakfast is scheduled for 8 a.m. Thursday, June 12.

• Luminarias Light The Way At Relay For Life Event

• Todd Crowns A National Champion

• Valle Country Fair Grant Application Deadline Nears




Genesis Wildlife Constantly Growing
Leslie Hayhurst, founder and director of Genesis, began caring for injured wildlife eighteen years ago from her home.>>FULL STORY

Katherine Graham: June Woman Of The Month
Katherine Graham was hesitant to accept her title as Woman of the Month; she indicated that there were others “out there” more deserving of the recognition.

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