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HEALTH ISSUES


Flu Vaccines Available To Public
Restrictions Loosened January 3


Coping With Holiday Stress
The holidays are a time of family, joy and peace, but it can also be stressful because of high expectations.


COLUMNS

Lovin' Spoonful

Great Outdoors

Que Pasa

Skiing




THIS IS TRUE
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Watauga County

ARCHIVES POSTED DECEMBER 23, 2004    

NEWS


Thieves Steal Boone’s Warm Welcome
The sign that once welcomed travelers at Boone’s main eastern portal has mysteriously vanished.

Commissioners Adopt King St. Resolution
The Watauga County commissioners formally endorsed transportation enhancements for the planned widening of a section of U.S. 421.

Town Council Discusses Cut-Through Traffic, Speed Limits
The Boone Town Council cut through its agenda at last Thursday’s regular meeting, addressing the issue of cut-through traffic in area neighborhoods.

Hospitality House Considers Move From Downtown Location
The Hospitality House just might become even more hospitable.


Aeschleman Appointed Top Position For Academic Affairs
Aeschleman has served as interim provost since July 1.

Town Council Addresses Hillside Development
The Boone Town Council took a step towards addressing what some call high-density development on steep hillsides at its regular meeting last Thursday.


Poole Named District Director For Virginia Foxx
Todd Poole’s new job will involve a lot of red tape —or, more accurately, the reducing of it.

 

Todd Community Group Completes Park Purchase
Summer Music Series Planned Again For 2005 On Site

Boink: Watauga County Still A Top Collision Destination
Accident Rate Up In 2003, Down This Year

Welcome to the Fender Bender Capital of North Carolina!
Watauga County Again Leads State in Non-Injury Collisions

Gulp!
Boone Tops High Gas Price List – Again

AppalCART Shows Increase In Ridership
Plans Underway For New Facility

New Child Safety Seats Take Effect Jan. 1
Beginning Jan. 1, more children will be required to use child safety seats or booster seats when traveling in motor vehicles.

Grinch Visits Mountain House Restaurant
Thieves Steal Christmas Decorations

Summit Discusses The Role Of Education In Northwestern North Carolina

Winter Weather May Be Worse Than Normal This Year

To The Governor’s Door In ’04
Representing West End Wreaths and the NCCTA, Scott, Beckie, Camden and Thomas Ballard presented Governor Mike Easley with 20 wreaths.


COMMUNITY


County Schools Raise Funds For High Country United Way
Green Valley Leads Way With $608 Contribution

 

Empty Tables, Full Tables
Soup For You Kitchen To Open At Family Central January 8

 

High Country United Way Nears Campaign Goal
Organization Also Works With Disaster Relief Coalition


Features



A Christmas Love Story
Seventy-Three Years And Counting
June Greene says he’s been on the hook for seventy-three years, and according to his sweet bride, Thelma, “He’s still hangin’ on.”
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New Los Arcoiris Location In Boone Enjoys Immediate Success
Half a year of hard work and attention to detail by Alfredo Alvarez resulted in a restaurant that’s appealing to the palate and the eye.
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Hometown Christmas Memories And A Doll Named Donna

The year was 1963. Christmas was drawing near, but the holiday spirit was absent from the Pritchard family home.
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Georgia Southern Snaps Apps’ Win Streak
ASU 3-1 in SoCon Going into Holiday Break



AppalCART Bus Service


Dougnet Computer Consulting


Footsloggers Outfitters






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