Country Rallies To Aid Hurricane Victims
Unless one is there, or has been there, it is
virtually impossible to fully comprehend the magnitude
of Hurricane Katrinas wrath on the Gulf Coast.
Cross Offers Area Residents Ways To Assist Hurricane Victims
High Country residents searching for ways to
help victims of Hurricane Katrina can do so with their
checkbooks and the stroke of a pen.
Blue Ridge Energies Sends Help To Mississippi
Seventeen line technicians in 10 trucks left
this morning to assist Dixie Electric Cooperative in re-building
its electric system.
Workers Prepare For Long Term In Gulf Coast
In its effort to provide disaster relief for
the victims of Hurricane Katrina, volunteers and aid workers
from Samaritans Purse may remain in the Gulf Coast
area for six months to a year.
Emergency Responders React To Soaring Gas Prices
As gas prices soar and supplies dwindle, local
law-enforcement officials are looking for ways to conserve
fuel without compromising public safety.
Price Increase = Gas Theft Increase
Whats the newest hot property on the local
black market? If you guessed plasma screen TVs, cell phones
or lap top computers, guess again.
Up For Gas
Escalating gas prices caused waiting lines at
the pump, and shortages of some fuel grades.
Gas Prices Expected To Stabilize
Gas prices are still erratic across the state,
but most people are expecting prices to stabilize after
the shortages caused by Hurricane Katrina.
Increases For Unlawful School Bus Passing
Beginning Sept. 1, the penalty for passing a
stopped school bus increases from a Class 2 misdemeanor
to a Class I misdemeanor.
Asks Citizens To Continue Fuel Conservation
Reaction To N.C. Lottery
A North Carolina lottery vote is now history,
and local reaction is mixed about implications of statewide
Scores High On SAT
Watauga County seniors scored their highest-ever
average on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT).
Exempt From Towns Planning Jurisdiction
With the blessing of the N.C. General Assembly,
Appalachian State Universitys land is no longer
subject to the town of Boones planning jurisdiction.