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Teen Pregnancy Prevention
Adolescent Health Committee Promotes Online Quiz

 




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Watauga County

ARCHIVES POSTED MAY 12, 2005   

NEWS


Representative Foxx Gives LMC Graduates High Hopes
Receives Degree from Alma Mater (Forty-four Years Later)

Chamber Celebrates Small Businesses
It’s a big acknowledgment of small business, and it’s now in its 18th year.

SCORE Opens Boone Office
Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) has opened a branch in Boone in hopes of helping businesses succeed.



County Holds Budget Work Session
The Watauga County commissioners continued work on the 2005-06 budget at a Tuesday work session


Town Holds Quarterly Public Hearing Tonight
Zoning And Appearance Are On Agenda


County’s Recycling Totals Drop
Watauga County moved up a slot in the state’s annual recycling rankings

Town Studies Water Conservation Options
In its water and sewer ordinance, the town has regulations in place to deal with restrictions during times of water crisis.


Blowing Rock Arts Center Approved For Loan



Republicans Hold Annual Lincoln Day Dinner
More than 200 people gathered at Mutton Crossing to hear keynote speaker U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx.


Town Looks At Howard Street Renovations
When discussing the Howard Street beautification project, opinions run down one-and two-way streets.


School Board Eyes Calendar Change Proposal
Watauga County Schools students could see their academic year end a few days earlier next month.


Golden LEAF Foundation to Hold Briefings for Potential Grant Applicants
Representatives of Nonprofits and Government Entities Invited

COMMUNITY

Midnight at the OASIS Raises Over $15,000
Guests at the Annual Midnight at the OASIS celebration at Coffey’s Restaurant and Bar in Boone transformed that stylish eatery into a scene from the Arabian Nights two weekends ago. Midnight at the OASIS served as the spring fundraiser for the multi-service support organization.

Who Are the Children?
A Closer Look At Foster Care

Mothers Of Foster Children Honored By DSS

Shelton Awarded Nursing Honor
Though numerous nurses were honored at Tuesday’s second annual Nursing Excellence Awards ceremony, Evelyn Shelton, R.N. walked away with the distinct honor of the nursing excellence award. According to a Watauga Medical press release, “This award is given to recognize an outstanding professional nurse who is nominated by peers and chosen by a selection committee made up of medical staff, board of trustee, nursing and human resource representatives.”

 


Features





The Gentle Spirit Of “Mrs. Christine”
Few people have gone through life touching others the way that “Mrs. Christine” has done.
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Kiln in the Country, Store Downtown
Bolick Traditions Opens New Store in Blowing Rock

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Folk School Teaches Traditional Skills And Arts
Watauga County has a proud educational tradition, but the development of a successful public school system in the mountains took a few detours after the Civil War.
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Drivers To Compete This Weekend In Hillclimb



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Pets Of The Week



THIS WEEK
Can’t Someone Adopt
Lil’ old me?