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Wilderness First Aid Course Offered April 16-17 At Appalachian

Library Program Offers Intelligent Way To Lose Weight


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Commissioners Look Forward At Annual Retreat
The board looked forward to future issues during their annual planning session held last Friday and Saturday.

Boone Establishes Adopt-A-Stream Program
The town of Boone’s public works department is getting its feet wet in a new Adopt-A-Stream program.

Commissioners Discuss County Water, Sewer System
The county commissioners may form a steering committee to look at water and sewer issues.

Council Continues Steep Slope Studies
At their regular meeting Thursday, council members received updates on the progress of the steep slope development study and multi-family housing moratorium.

School Board Recognizes Spelling Bee Winners
At their meeting Watauga County Board of Education members recognized the school system’s top spellers and heard a variety of other information items.

Tobacco Buyout Program Begins
The local Farm Service Agency office has been busy after registration began Monday for the tobacco quota buyout program.

Town Considers Occupancy Tax Hike
With the support of the Boone-Blowing Rock Lodging Association, the Town Council adopted a resolution requesting the introduction of a local bill authorizing an additional three percent room occupancy tax.

Housing Task Force Restructures
A local affordable housing task force has made several changes in structure in an effort to become more efficient and pursue outside technical assistance.

Vote At Extension On Statewide Beef Checkoff Referendum

Workforce Board Chair, Staff Meet with Federal Legislators


Watauga Relay For Life Holds Kickoff Celebration
Watauga County Relay for Life volunteers hit the ground running this week.
>>Relay Helps Support Hope Lodge . . . A Place For Healing

Event Spells Victory For Education Foundation
The Boone Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual Spelling Bee for Grownups Tuesday.

Area Schools Showcase Results of Arts-Based Teaching Model
Nine area public schools which have adopted an arts-based model for teaching and learning will have the opportunity to demonstrate results of the program.


Andy Finds Hope
Cancer Survivor Sparks Excitement At Relay Kick-off




The Man with the Baton
National Symphony Orchestra Conductor Leonard Slatkin Speaks



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