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The Role of Arts in Health and Well-Being
Arts for Health Training Institute Series

Local Woman Strives To Promote Lyme Disease Awareness
Renee Battle of Todd has had a long fight with what she calls a “hidden illness”.

Hamilton To Present At Family Health Seminar
Laura Hamilton will be back in the High Country to present at the next Family Health Seminar.


Lovin' Spoonful

Great Outdoors

Que Pasa

Watauga County



Labor Commissioner Campaigns In Boone
Cherie Berry hopes to repeat as North Carolina’s Commissioner of Labor, and made a campaign swing through Boone on Wednesday.

Town Plans 9/11 Ceremony
Three years have passed, yet the haunting images remain.

Dems Open Doors On Campaign Headquarters
The Watauga County Democratic Party has opened the doors to its campaign headquarters, though the official opening won’t be until Labor Day.

Public Hearing Precedes CAFO Permit Decision
Mountain City Opponents, Supporters Turn Out On Factory Farm Issue

Town Enforces Neighborhood Speed Limits
Slow down on Boone’s neighborhood streets, or pay the price.

Appearance Commission Reviews Development Guidelines
The Boone Community Appearance Commission moved along on a draft of architectural review guidelines for new commercial development in town.

Runoff And Erosion Cause Problems For Residents And Developers
Boone has always been susceptible to flash flooding and mass erosion and as Boone grows, so do the dangers.

State Ag Commissioner Speaks At Local Conference
The Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture hosted a conference Friday that focused on preserving farms with new forms of agricultural products and diverse marketing approaches.

Candidates To Hold “Town Hall” at Valle Crucis School

State Medical Response Team Units Expand On-Site Disaster Care

Lees-McRae College Celebrates 104th Year of Service

Wilkes Enacts Land Use Ordinance
Puts Brakes On Proposed Asphalt Plant

GAO Report Highlights NC Efforts To Fight Medicaid Fraud


Needed: Male Mentors
Hometown Heroes Program Seeks Volunteers To Spend Time With Children

Habitat For Humanity Holds Building On Faith Week
Watauga County Habitat for Humanity will be hosting its first “Building on Faith” week, Sept. 11 through Sept. 18.

Humane Society, ACT Raise Thousands With Sales
Two High Country non-profit organizations raised more than a total of $27,000 in one weekend.


The Hanging Of Will Banks: From A Playwright’s Hand
Ashe Playwright Returns Home To Pen First Production



The Hanging Of Will Banks: From An Artist’s Eye
Artist Shoemaker Captures One Of County’s Most Intense Events

Camp Sky Ranch: Where Challenges Becomes Strength
For half a century, the Jack B. Sharp family has made dreams come true for thousands of individuals with both mental and physical disabilities.


House Of Mud And Straw
Natural Builders Demonstrate Cob Construction

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