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ARCHIVES POSTED MARCH 11, 2004   

NEWS


Board of Adjustment Denies Wal-Mart Variance
Wal-Mart was requesting a modification to its special use permit to allow a 72,162 square foot expansion of its current store.

Highway U-2703 Revisited
Boone Bypass committee recommendation result of year’s hard work.

EDC Hears Arts, Tree Proposals
The board considered two economic development proposals, deciding to recommend one and table the second.

Board Approves Pizza Hut, Winkler Projects
After denying a Wal-Mart variance request that nixed plans for the store’s expansion, the Boone Board of Adjustment gave quick approval to three other projects.

Grassroots Opposition Challenges Parkway Plans
A group of Blairmont subdivision residents met to discuss common issues of concern, including the proposed Daniel Boone Parkway route that would impact their neighborhood.

GOP Objects to Polling Place
Members of the Watauga County Republican Party passed a resolution opposing a proposed new polling place for the New River 3 precinct
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Downtown Boone Offers More Parking for Visitors

Short Presents Goals To School Board
Watauga County Schools Superintendent Dr. Bobbie Short presented a list of ten proposed goals for the Watauga County Schools to the Board of Education at Monday night’s meeting.

The Watershed Event
Boone Bypass would threaten drinking supply, river, advocate says.

Banner Elk Board Of Adjustment Sued Over Lowe’s Decision
Civil Actions Cites ‘Harm Sustained’

Mountains’ Major Media Moguls Mull Missions At Meeting
A record number of people turned out last week to examine the state of the local news media.


COMMUNITY


Watauga County Relay For Life Kicks Off 10th Year
Hundreds of High Country volunteers celebrated a decade of success while kicking off another year in the fight against cancer March 9.

Volunteer Outreach Center Announces Youth Service Project
The Volunteer Outreach Center is sponsoring a comprehensive service-learning program for youth within the community this spring.

Chamber Specializes In Providing Local Networking Opportunities


Features





Matthew Lindahl Makes Nashville Star Finals

USA Network’s country music contest continues Saturday.

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THIS WEEK
This is Roscoe. He is 6 years old. He is a gorgeous dog. His spots are a gray/black color instead of plain black. His adoption is $50.00.