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 NEWS


HEALTH ISSUES


Osteoporosis: You Don’t Have to Get It
State Senator Virginia Foxx gave the opening remarks at last month’s osteoporosis workshop sponsored by the North Carolina Division of Public Health.

 

COLUMNS


Lovin' Spoonful

Great Outdoors

Que Pasa




Portraits Of A Community At Work


Watauga County

ARCHIVES POSTED JUNE 24, 2004   

NEWS


Commissioners Approve Capital Plans
The Watauga County Board of Commissioners moved two capital projects forward at their regular meeting on Tuesday night.

Consultants Present Workforce Data, Invite Feedback
The purpose of the forum was to solicit opinions from Watauga County stakeholders.

New After-School Option for Middle Schoolers
Parents of middle-grade students will have a new option for after-school care.

School Board Approves Career Tech Plan
The Watauga County Board of Education approved the 2004-05 Career and Technical Education Local Plan
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Register to Vote by Friday

National Committee For The New River Receives $75,000 Grant From Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation

Star-Studded Attractions
Program Signing Up Child Care Centers For High Marks

Grant Will Establish Wind Energy Test Site In Avery County
Electricity-generating wind turbines will be studied during a two-year project being conducted by Appalachian State University.

Study Tackles Issue Of Campus Binge Drinking
Leaders of a statewide study hope to SPARC some awareness about the problem of binge drinking on college campuses.

COMMUNITY



2004 Local Food Guide Available
Designed for both locals and tourists, the guide lists restaurants, grocers, distributors, bed and breakfasts, and caterers and bakers that use fresh locally grown foods.

W.A.M.Y. Community Action Celebrates 40th Anniversary
W.A.M.Y. staff members are using June to celebrate decades of service.

Hunger Coalition Receives Grant
The Hunger Coalition has received a $15,000 grant from the Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation (BCBSNC Foundation) in recognition of “Cover the Uninsured Week".


Features






The Lasting Resort
Images of America Presents Blowing Rock
In her research for the book, Warmuth discovered that Blowing Rock had been a tourist destination as early as the 1850s.
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