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ARCHIVES POSTED JULY 7, 2005   

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Rivers, Litter And Puppets
Homeschoolers Organize Effort To Keep Water Clean




Storefront Signs, Trees, Water Top Town Discussion
Trees, storm water detention and awnings may have little in common, but regulations on each item in the town of Boone’s Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) could see some change.

Amendment Added To Occupancy Tax Bill
A rider has been attached to a local occupancy tax bill that would allow the county to conduct work on a planned park rather than hire private contractors.

Town Amends Water Ordinance
The Boone Town Council amended the town’s water ordinance at last Monday’s regular meeting.

Filing Underway For Municipal Elections
Filing for Watauga County municipal elections began last Friday, and the county board of elections welcomed several filers as the clock struck noon.

Junk Car Ordinance Extends Into ETJ
As Watauga County prepares to extend its junk car ordinance into Boone’s extraterritorial jurisdiction, the planning and inspections department prepares to shoulder more responsibility.

Members Retire From Board Of Elections
Watauga County has lost 34 years of elections experience with the recent retirement of its three Board of Elections members.

New Signs For Downtown Boone
The Downtown Boone Development Association plans to streamline the shopping experience in downtown Boone.

Council Passes Fiscal Year Budget
The Boone Town Council passed the budget for fiscal year 2005-06.


Search For Missing Man Ends
The search for a local college student ended tragically 20 days after it began.

Accident Claims Rock Climber’s Life
A routine climbing trip turned fatal Sunday when a South Carolina man fell 80 feet while attempting to rappel down a cliff near the Blue Ridge Parkway.

High Country Welcomes Tree Specialist
Meghan Baker brings a passion for agriculture to her new job as the area’s tree specialist with the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service.



COMMUNITY


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

Study Sheds Light On High Country’s Homeless
Ian Mance picked the perfect topic for his research project.

Translator Reads From Arabic Novel At Watauga Library
High Country residents can take a mystical journey into the world of African desert life at the Watauga County Public Library this month.

 


Features



Celebrating Our Independence
Scenes from Boone's July 4th Parade
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Preparing To Trek The A.T.
One of the greatest outdoor adventures our country can offer runs through our backyard and I’ve never done more than drive past.
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Bald Eagles Make A Comeback
The American bald eagle is making a comeback after facing extinction in the 1960
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Destined To Be A Merchant
Bob Mann may have taken a circuitous route to finding himself behind the counter of a store, but perhaps it was inevitable after all.
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