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Health Issues

• Summer Fun, Summer Sun

• Blood Supply Reaches Critical Low
Red Cross Appeals To Public For Support

Back from the Edge: A Former Meth User Speaks Out

On the Front Lines: County Agencies Respond to the Meth Threat

Meth: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

A Chilling Look Inside the World of a Methamphetamine Addict

Watauga County



• Residents Petition for Due Process Rights
People for Citizens Rights Challenge Commissioners’ Decision

• Hummingbird Hill Cases on Board of Adjustment Agenda
Residents of the neighborhood who have registered complaints are preparing to present their objections.

• Boone Town Council Passes Budget
A packed agenda kept the Boone Town Council busy last Thursday night

• Meth Task Force Address Prosecutorial Questions
The first point of agreement among attendees at the meeting last Friday is that the county’s problems with the drug will likely get worse.

• Women in Ag Keeps the Focus Local
Getting organized to carry out the projects that will be funded by a $30,000 Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation grant was the order of business.

• MERLEFEST 2003 Releases Economic Impact Report And Financial Statement

• What’s Going On at Winkler’s Creek and Wilson?
Now that the site has been cleared of trees and graded, the question is what will it be?

• Fireworks Are Beautiful…and Dangerous!
Authorities Urge Caution Using Pyrotechnics

• Catholic Diocese Planning Affordable Housing In Boone
Local Committee Seeking Public Support


• Straight From The Street

• Hands Helping Homes
Carolina Cross Connection Campers Assist Wataugans

• Boone Prepares To Host 2004 Odyssey Of The Mind State Finals

• Save Our Streams
People of all ages met Friday for a stream sampling at the Valle Crucis Community Park.

• ASU Official Earns Hall Of Fame Honor From ETSU
Dr. Harry Williams is forging a place in High Country history.

• Homebuyer Education To Be Offered
Northwestern Regional Housing Authority (NRHA) will provide a homebuyer education class for families and individuals interested in purchasing their first home.

• Fabulous Finds Features Bette Caffrey




European Artist Inspired By Area’s Beauty
Tania Anoufriev, renowned artist from Latvia, has returned to her homeland after spending six inspiring months touring the High Country.


Pam Kidder-Ashley: July Woman of the Month

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Buddy has been at the shelter since February and desperately wants a place to call home.