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ARCHIVES POSTED JULY 14, 2005  

NEWS


Town Issues Sign Oridinance Violation
Eighty-five advertisement signs were illegally placed on roadsides of the town’s major corridors.



Donations Accepted for New Monument
Daniel Boone Marker to Contain Time Capsule


Residents Complain Of Gun Club Noise
Some residents of the Castle Ford Road area want the long-established Watauga Gun Club to ship out or go indoors.

Damaged Anchors Contributed To Climber’s Death
Officials ruled the July 3 death of rock climber Lewis M. Jones II as accidental.

Blowing Rock Arts Center’s New Name Unveiled
Miriam & Robert Hayes Performing Arts Center Groundbreaking Last Sunday

Watauga Board of Education Bids Farewell To Pair Of Principals
Watauga County Board of Education members said goodbye to two of the school system’s nine principals at their July 11 meeting.

Election Filing Still Open
Since filing for the 2005 Watauga County municipal elections started July 1, only one additional person has announced his candidacy.

New Mall Owners Plan Renovations
Boone Mall was sold last month, and is set to eventually undergo renovations that manager Heidi Ellis called “long overdue.”

School Board Examines Tobacco Use Policy
Watauga County Schools recently took a major step toward becoming tobacco-free.

Analyst Predicts Steady Population Increase For Boone
The town of Boone’s multi-family housing market is growing above the projected long-term trend, meaning more apartments will be built and more people will want to fill them.

NC Wine Enthusiasts Attend Boone Conference
Nearly 200 people attended the first annual Western North Carolina Wine Conference in Boone Monday.


Rep. Foxx Opens District Office In Boone
Rep. Virginia Foxx held an official ribbon-cutting ceremony for her home county office on Friday.

Hunt Invites Board-Certified Teachers To Meet In August
Conference to focus on high-needs schools

COMMUNITY


Nine Farms Featured On Annual Tour
High Country Farm & Garden Tour Set For July 23 - 24



Appalachian/Brian Estates Welcomes New Director Of Home Care Services
The area’s premiere retirement center has announced the addition of Kristal Austin to its staff.

47 Years And Counting For Blowing Rock Tour Of Homes
The upcoming tour will take place on Friday, July 22nd, 2005
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Features


Deborah di Santi Recognized As July Woman Of the Month
Deborah di Santi is recognized as one of the most devoted volunteers in Watauga County.
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Dougherty Family Donates Bible To ASU
Appalachian State University received a gift to be enjoyed for generations last Wednesday.
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Musical Match
Performers Enjoy Success On Stage And In Marriage
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