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ARCHIVES POSTED JULY 28, 2005  

NEWS



Town Of Boone Recycling Report





Hurst Brings Decades Of Experience to Associate Superintendent’s Office
When the Watauga County Board of Education needed a new associate superintendent it turned to a familiar face.



Towel Ministry Helps Family Recover From Landslide

This is the first of a two-part story about Towel Ministry and how it helps High Country residents.


Portion Of Howard Street To Become One-Way
The Boone Town Council decided Howard Street will soon be one-way and two-way — well, sort of both — at its regular meeting last Thursday.


Town Considers Traffic Issues

Discusses Oak Street One-Way Designation



Park Approved For Beautification

Watauga County’s newest park will receive some beautification thanks to the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce.



Ingles Places Winning Bid For Winn-Dixie Store

Winn-Dixie may be leaving Boone but a North Carolina-based chain hopes to take its place.


Memorial Sign For Murdered Teen Stolen From Site In Jefferson
The family of 13-year-old Brian Bell were very disappointed last week to drive by their son’s memorial cross and picture taken from it’s site.


Boone Task Force Gets Lesson In Landslides

A Boone municipal task force received a lesson in Landslides 101 last week.


Local Schools Make The Grade
Local schools brought home a good report card in federal standards last week.


State Considers Allowing Higher Alcohol Beers

A senate bill currently foaming in the N.C. General Assembly could allow beer connoisseurs more choice with higher-alcohol brews.


Good News For Proposed Park Project
The Watauga County commissioners received good news on a proposed park project in conjunction with the town of Boone.

Visitors To Tweetsie Want It To Stay
In the continuing saga of Tweetsie Railroad’s future, one thing remains clear: High Country tourists want the Wild West theme park to stay in Watauga County.

Sheriff Shook Talks Meth With Congress
It wasn’t a Frank Capra movie but, like Jimmy Stewart’s famed Mr. Smith, Watauga County Sheriff Mark Shook did take a walk up Capitol Hill.

COMMUNITY



Go With The Flow

RiverFest Promotes Awareness About Ways To Protect Watauga River



Sunday Is Big Day For Hospice
Music Event Benefits Great Organization


Don’t Miss The Bus

OASIS Back To School Event at Wal-Mart Friday



Features



A Boy And His 5-String – The Perfect Team

He’s just recently celebrated his 14th birthday folks, but age has little to do with what this young man can do with a banjo
>>FULL STORY






Local Cyclist Gears Up For MS Global

Holden said that he is doing this “because I love to ride my bike . . . and also to support a teammate and a family member with their fight against MS."
>>FULL STORY



Footsloggers Outfitters


AppalCART Bus Service


High Country Honda

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