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ARCHIVES POSTED JUNE 30, 2005   

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Clawson Announces Candidacy For Mayor

Filing for the 2005 town election begins July 1 at noon, and Loretta Clawson, mayor pro tem of Boone, has already announced her candidacy for mayor.

Search Continues For Missing Man
When 21-year-old Arthur Robertson climbed out of his friend’s car at 2:30 the morning of June 11, he was in the middle of nowhere, armed with a rifle, and determined to die.


Very Few Fireworks Are Legal In NC
It’s Best To Leave The Blast To The Professionals


Commissioners Address Building Renovations
The cost of courthouse renovations will come in nearly 20 percent above the projected total.

Farm Conservation Program Protects Local Waterways
A program providing money for farm conservation has helped ease sedimentation in local waterways.

Town Adopts Amendment To UDO
The Boone Town Council approved the adoption of the Commercial Development Appearance Standards zoning amendment to the Unified Development Ordinance.

Howard’s Knob: A Symbol Of Change
Howard’s Knob in Boone has a storied past, not only as Boone’s most immediately prominent peak but also as a symbol of change.

School Board Honors Watauga Teacher Of Year
The Watauga County Board of Education recognized the county’s teacher of the year at its June 13 meeting.

Norton Bids Farewell To Watauga County Schools
The Watauga County Board of Education said goodbye to one of the county’s favorite educators at its June 13 meeting.

State Climate Office Proposes Weather Station For Boone Area
The State Climate Office (SCO) has proposed a partnership that would create a new meteorological station near Boone.

COMMUNITY



Remembering Appalachian High School
September Reunion To Honor 40th Anniversary of School’s Closing

Parade Grand Marshals Demonstrate Spirit Of Independence Day
This year’s Boone Fourth of July Parade boasts four grand marshals who consistently laid their lives on the line for America.


Workshop Focuses On Organics
A recent growers’ workshop was not your garden-variety class, leaving participants with dirty hands, sore backs and a new appreciation of agriculture.

Jane’s Journey
Hospitality House Helps Mother Find Permanent Housing For Family




Features






Born On The 4th Of July
WWII Vet Ready To Celebrate 93rd Birthday
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Boone Parade Has Colorful History
Looking back at previous parades and how things have changed over the years seems as appropriate as wearing one of those funny red-white-and-blue faux straw hats.
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A Scrambled Squares First
Buzz, I’d Like To Unscramble The Marriage Proposal
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