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Advanced Directive Encouraged In Wake Of Shiavo Case
It is hard for people, especially young people, to contemplate and prepare for personal tragedy, but it should be something they are not afraid to talk about.

Community Seeks To Understand End- Of- Life Dilemma
The conflict arising from the Terri Schiavo case has led many local residents to contemplate end-of-life medical care.

Wilderness First Aid Course Offered April 16-17 At Appalachian





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ARCHIVES POSTED APRIL 14, 2005   

NEWS


Welcome Home
Hundreds of people gathered to greet National Guard troops returning to the area on Wednesday afternoon.


Ceremony Honors Troops
Local officials and a crowd of several hundred people paid tribute to local National Guard troops at a Friday ceremony.

BOA Grants Special Use Permit For Village Of Meadowview
The Boone Board of Adjustment approved the Village of Meadowview’s request for a special use permit (SUP) modification.

Board Of Education Approves 2005-2006 School Budget
Watauga County Board of Education members had money matters on their minds during their April 11 meeting.

Launch Of The High Country Business Network Planned
The Appalachian Regional Development Institute, in cooperation with the Watauga Entrepreneur Development Partnership, AdvantageWest and the NC Rural Center, is launching the High Country Business Network.

Local Democrats Hold Annual Convention
The Watauga County Democratic Party held its annual convention Saturday, energized by last fall’s victory in three commissioners’ races.

House Passes NC Lottery Bill
State Senate Braces For Showdown



Crimestoppers Pays . . . . In More Ways Than One
Crime doesn’t pay but a local anti-crime effort does and it’s apparently reaping dividends.



 

COMMUNITY


Chamber Awards Outrageous Customer Service
The Boone Area Chamber of Commerce doesn’t simply award good customer service. It awards outrageous customer service.


Students Hold Appalachian State University’s First Relay For Life
Hundreds of Appalachian State University students will join the fight against cancer this weekend.



Chefs Hold Annual Salute Event At Broyhill Inn
One of the High Country’s most delicious nights of the year is just a few weeks away.


Tasty Time
Habitat Holds Taste Of The High Country At Broyhill Inn



Features


Magistrate’s Job Still Challenging After 27 Years
After 27 years as a Watauga County magistrate, Anita Chappell is tempted to say she’s
seen it all.
>>FULL STORY

 



Laurie Watson Is April Woman Of The Month
She is everywhere, helping everyone.
>>FULL STORY

 

 

 




China Wok Opens At New Market Center
After living in Hong Kong, Brooklyn and, finally Boone, Hung Fung Wong feels he has found his niche in the High Country.
>>FULL STORY






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