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Shelter Rock To Host Dental Clinic
Their mission is to bring hope to the hopeless, and on Sept. 9-10, they are bringing dentists and hygienists.

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High 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 Katrina’s wrath on the Gulf Coast.

Red 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.


Relief 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 Samaritan’s 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.



Gas Price Increase = Gas Theft Increase
What’s the newest hot property on the local black market? If you guessed plasma screen TVs, cell phones or lap top computers, guess again.

Lining Up For Gas
Escalating gas prices caused waiting lines at the pump, and shortages of some fuel grades.


Erratic 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.

Penalty 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.

Governor Asks Citizens To Continue Fuel Conservation

Mixed Reaction To N.C. Lottery
A North Carolina lottery vote is now history, and local reaction is mixed about implications of statewide gambling.

WHS Scores High On SAT
Watauga County seniors scored their highest-ever average on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT).

ASU Exempt From Town’s Planning Jurisdiction
With the blessing of the N.C. General Assembly, Appalachian State University’s land is no longer subject to the town of Boone’s planning jurisdiction.

MEET THE CANDIDATES

The Mountain Times will publish a multi-part series profiling each candidate for the Boone town council and mayor’s office.

• Loretta Clawson

• Michael Georger

• Dempsey Wilcox

• Rennie Brantz

• Mac Forehand

• Janet Pepin

• J.W. Randolph


COMMUNITY



Rabies Claims Beloved Dog
Local Woman Urges Others To Vaccinate Pets



Cousins Spend Saturday Raising Money For Katrina Victims



Local Organization Marches On High Country Peace And Justice Prepares For Rally In Nation's Capitol





Features



Seeking Refuge In The Mountains
A family of Hurricane Katrina refugees have landed on dry ground in the High Country, but they face an uncertain future.
>>FULL STORY

 

“Not Displaced . . . Not Victims . . . But Purposely Driven”
Lori-Ellen Lowenberg and her daughter, referred to as “ J” in this story, say they don’t consider themselves displaced, or victims, or simply even survivors, but feel “purposefully driven.
>>FULL STORY





Area Church Welcomes All

To say they have an inclusive congregation could be considered an understatement. Christians, Jews, Quakers, Muslims, Hindus and Atheists all call it home.

>>FULL STORY



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