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Watauga County



Kerry Concedes: Bush Has Won
A single phone call ended what many called the most divisive presidential race in recent memory

The Numbers Are In
Election Results For Watauga County

Democrats Celebrate County Commissioners Victories
Early Voting Numbers Prove Decisive in All Three Races

Foxx Wins Congressional Seat
Three Watauga County Democrats toppled their Republican foes in the county board of commissioners race.

Dems Happy With N.C. Judicial Race Results
For the first time, candidates for the state’s two highest courts appeared on ballots without party labels.

County Has Record Voter Turnout
Watauga County had what appears to be a record voter turnout for the 2004 General Election.

Students Have Presence At Polls

Bringing In The Vote

Commissioners Discuss Ambulance Issues
Watauga Medics Wins Contract Bid

Commissioners Hear Health Department Report, Project Updates
The Watauga County board of commissioners received a revised personnel ordinance, an annual health department report, and updates on several projects.

Road Projects Move Forward
DOT To Present Plans, Answer Questions At November 18 Workshop

Study Questions State Highway Spending
A report compiled by a highway engineer and professor suggested that the state highway system could be improved by ending wasteful road projects.

Peacock Discusses ASU Land Use Options
Appalachian State University Chancellor Ken Peacock announced the university may move its athletic program, including Kidd Brewer Stadium, from campus.

ASU Students Face Copyright Infringement Suit
University Is Cooperating With RIAA Investigation

Preservation Snowball Rolling
Blue Ridge Rural Land Trust Announces New Initiatives At Meeting

Park Place
National Committee Adds On To State Park With Latest Purchase

ARDI Hosts Leadership Summit
Focus Is Education And Economic Development

Tree Farms Safe For Humans, Environment, Surveys Show
Best Practices Bringing Down Pesticide Use, Expert Says


Making Music, Moving Mountains

Voices of Appalachia Concert Highlights Environmental Devastation

Boone Service League Sends Packages To Troops
Organization Seeks Funds To Pay For Shipping Costs

Graystone Lodge Collects Winter Clothing For Hospitality House
High Country winters can be quite harsh, especially for the homeless and others who can’t afford warm clothing.

Remembering Joey
Friends Of Murder Victim Share Fond Memories

Fifth Generation Keeps Family Orchard Alive
For the Coffey family on Ridge Road, an apple is more than a fruit – it’s a way of life and has been for at least five generations.

Officer Hartley – A Student’s Best Friend
Ten minutes in Bill Hartley’s office at WHS proves a number of things – first and foremost, this Student Resource Officer is doing his job, and doing it well.

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