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High Country Hurdlers Make Their Marks in Athens
ASU’s Melissa Morrison Earns Second Bronze Medal

Town Takes Action On Cut-Through Traffic
The Boone Town Council paved the way to address cut-through traffic, deciding to convert two streets to one-way on a temporary basis.

Local Arts Projects Get State Grants
Watauga County received nearly $70,000 worth of grants during the 2004-2005 grant period.

The Changing Face Of Boone


Foxx Reflects On Triumph, Prepares For Nov. Election
N.C. Sen. Virginia Foxx returned to Watauga County Wednesday morning, exhausted after a hard day of campaigning and elated with her victory over Vernon Robinson.

Local Candidates Speak At iVoteValues Rally
Local politicians got to present a different side of themselves at an iVoteValues rally

Town Council Adopts Zero Tolerance For Speeding
Neighborhood Speed Limits To Be Strictly Enforced

Town Tackles Zoning, UDO Amendments
The Boone Town Council laid to rest five of the six cases addressing zoning and Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) text amendments.

Watauga Watershed Watch
Water Quality Monitoring Volunteers Wanted
>>VWIN Looking For Water Testing Volunteers

Winkler’s Creek Bridge Nears Completion
A road project that has caused detours for several months is nearly finished, and another long-standing project should be wrapped up in a couple of weeks.

Locals Respond To Hurricane Charley
Volunteers Lend Helping Hand In Florida

NCDA&CS Prepares For Implementation Of New Termite Treatment Rules


2nd Annual Conference Set For Women In Agriculture

Price Talks About Life On The Farm
Women In Ag Conference To Address Small Farm Issues

Action Fair Connects Potential Volunteers With Organizations
Several High Country non-profit and volunteer organizations will turn downtown Boone into a celebration of volunteerism and community activism this weekend.

iVoteValues Truck Visits Boone
A unique site drew curious stares and onlookers in Boone on Tuesday, as a huge red, white and blue eighteen wheeler pulled into two different locations.


Through Rain, Sleet or Snow . . . Mail Carrier Gets National Stamp Of Approval
Robert Bowman Receives Million Mile Award

Back to Dutch Valley
Storyteller Dianne Hackworth Moves to Tennessee

K-9 Officers: A Big Help To Law Enforcement
K-9 Patrol Officer Bob Johnson and his partner, two-year old Wetzel, have become an integral part of the law enforcement team.




Volunteer Feels Appreciation From Those He Can’t See
Ronnie Hicks can’t see the audiences he entertains, but he can sense their appreciation.

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