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 NEWS

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THIS WEEK
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HEALTH ISSUES
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bullet Library Program Educates
Public About
Mental Illness

High Country
residents can
gain insight and
dispel myths about those living with
mental illnesses.


bullet Teen Pregnancy Prevention
Adolescent Health Committee Promotes Online Quiz


bullet April Is Alcohol Awareness Month
April is alcohol awareness month, bringing to our attention the myriad of problems associated with
over consumption.


bullet April Is
Child Abuse
Prevention Month

Stats Prove Watauga Children Are
Luckier Than Most

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C O L U M N S
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THIS IS TRUE
a humorous mini story,
updated daily.




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Watauga County


ARCHIVES

POSTED APRIL 28, 2005
NEWS


Imported Beetles Versus Woolly Adelgid

Fight To Save Hemlocks Continues




Commissioners Discuss Space Needs, Office Moves
The commissioners are reassessing space needs for county offices after the Board of Elections office asked for a larger space.



ASU Holds Chancellor Installation Ceremony

Dr. Peacock Officially Takes The Helm



Boone P.D. Releases Local Crime Stats
Boone has seen a big bump in some
key crimes the first quarter of 2005.


County Approves Loan
For Watauga Opportunities

The Commissioners approved a $50,000 economic development loan for a local business opportunity that should add domestic manufacturing jobs


Town Continues Storm Water, Steep Slope Discussions
The Boone Town Council braved more storms at its regular meeting Thursday - or at least the water from storms.


Board Of Education Recognizes Band Director
The Board of Education began its April 11 meeting on a high note by recognizing Watauga County High School band director Bill Winkler.


County Supports Greenway Trails
Watauga County has now gone into the greenway business after the county commissioners voted to carry liability insurance for a small recreation space donated by Appalachian State University.


COMMUNITY


Taste Of The High Country Raises Funds For Watauga Habitat Chapter

Hundreds of mouths are watering in anticipation of next week’s Taste of the High Country.



Child Abuse And Neglect – Looking Beyond The Obvious
Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina is the only statewide, nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and neglect in all its forms.

High Country Chefs Display
Culinary Talents At Salute

Local culinary fans are just days away
from pleasing their palates with food from
some of the High Country’s finest chefs.

Preventing Future Victims
Sex Offender Therapist Talks About His Work



Features
Still Growing At Age 90
Jack Banner is one of
Watauga County’s oldest
active farmers, still tilling
the soil at the age of 90.

>>FULL STORY




Quiz Kids

Watauga Quiz Bowl Team
Wins State Championship

>>FULL STORY


Magic Cycles Owner Goes Pro
Mike Boone Becomes Official Team Mechanic
For Diet Cheerwine Women’s Cycling Team



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