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STATE NEWS

• NC Worst In The Nation For Toxic Air Pollution

• Gov. Easley Announces Number One Rankings For N.C. Teachers

• Governor Easley Unveils New N.C. School Report Cards


COLUMNS


Lovin' Spoonful

Great Outdoors

Que Pasa


HEALTH NEWS


Take Precautions: The Flu’s Here
The flu has arrived in Watauga County and it’s nothing to sneeze at.

Workshop Helps Those With Memory Loss, Caregivers
Those suffering from memory problems or who love someone suffering from memory problems should mark Thursday, Dec. 18 on their calendars.

Give Thanks With The Gift Of Love
Red Cross Urges Blood Donations Throughout The Holidays

 




Portraits Of A Community At Work






Sun=Light
Christmas Illuminated.
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Watauga County

ARCHIVES POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2003   

NEWS


• We Can’t Afford to Live Here
Watauga County has a shortage of affordable housing Jerry Moretz told the Watauga Board of Commissioners.

• Scenic Designation Riles Some County Residents
For a number of Watauga County residents, the gulf between the department’s intention and its actions deepened last week when the Board of Transportation unanimously voted to designate new Highway 421 as a state scenic byway.

• Take Precautions: The Flu’s Here
The flu has arrived in Watauga County and it’s nothing to sneeze at.

• Meth Task Force Forges Forward
One of the issues is the development of a standard protocol for emergency room treatment of children found in homes where methamphetamine has been produced.

• Commissioners Wrap Up December Business
Board members unanimously reelected James Coffey as board chair and Jimmy Hodges as vice chair.

• Acting Locally
Ecosystem enhancement program has local Cutting edge.

• Develop To Conserve
Boone group planning EPA-approved conservation development.

• Watauga County Confirms Sixth Rabies Case Of 2003
Watauga County Animal Control recently reported the county’s sixth confirmed rabies case of 2003.

• Rabies Update
Rabies has been confirmed in a puppy in Watauga County.

• ASU Board Of Trustees Raise Tuition, Fees
The ASU Board of Trustees voted in an anticipated raise in tuition, fees, and subsistence for the next academic year.

• Notification Of Wastewater Spill In Watauga County

• Into The Fire
Beech Mountain officer pulls man from burning house.


• Beech Council Honors Officer, Seats New Council
Former Mayor Tim Holland also recognized.



• Virtual Blowing Rock  Town launches website.


• Crimestoppers Needs Your Help



COMMUNITY


• County Responds To Children Dispossessed By Meth
Just in time for the feel-good holiday season, residents of Watauga County have helped create a local heart-warming story that rivals Dickens’ well-known Christmas tale.


• Down The Drain, And Right Into The River
Medallion program involves ASU, Mountain Alliance



• A Christmas Gift To Watauga County
JESUS film distributed to over 21,000 addresses this week.


• Shelter Rock Event Rescheduled

• Award Winning Documentary Featuring Elk Shoals Airing On National Television

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Features





Folk Education

New Age remedies used to be known as
sure-fire cures.
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A Four-Diamond in the Rough
The Lovill House Inn Bed & Breakfast is housed in the oldest house in Boone.
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High Country Honda


Footsloggers Outfitters


AppalCART Bus Service

 




THIS WEEK
Chloe is a two-year-old, spayed female, terrier mix.


 

 

 

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