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Watauga County Library Hosts Program On Weight Loss Nutrition
High Country residents can learn more about healthy ways to lose weight this month at the Watauga County Public Library.

Stable Supply Of Flu Vaccines Expected
At-Risk Individuals Advised To Get Shots Early

Let’s Talk Month
Statewide Campaign Attempts To Lower Teen Pregnancy Rate

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ARCHIVES POSTED OCTOBER 13, 2005  

NEWS


Municipal Election Yields Political Newcomers
The town of Boone 2005 municipal election ended Tuesday night, with a considerably low 10 percent voter turnout


Rep. Foxx Visits Valle Crucis School
Third-Graders Ask The Tough Questions


School Board Opts For New WHS Building
Members Plan To Present Resolution At Oct. 18 County Commission Meeting


Leaf Season Not Spectacular
The fall leaf season may not be spectacular, but there should be a few reliable colors despite uncooperative weather.


Two Rivers Pursues Contingency Plan
As Watauga County’s first charter school, Two Rivers first sought to occupy the old Mabel School building, but failure to obtain a certificate of occupancy in the building resulted in 115 displaced students.

Regional Forum Addresses Health Care Issues
A regional forum on health care issues revealed that rising costs should inspire changes in both personal behavior and approaches to health care delivery.


Practicing Smart Development
Sunalei Preserve Strives To Keep The Balance


Work Continues On Flood Damage Restoration In Foscoe
More than a year after torrential floods, residents of J.H. McLean Road in Foscoe should soon be on solid ground.

Bowles Elected President Of UNC System
Erskine Bowles has been elected the new president of the 16-campus University of North Carolina system

Flood Damaged Cars May Re-enter Market
Hurricane Katrina caused billions of dollars worth of devastation, but some forms of damage may be rolling out over the next year or so.

Workforce Development Board Reports On Regional Study
The High Country Workforce Development Board conducted a study that touts the need for a more highly trained, competitive work force in the region.

Increased Heating Costs Have Chilling Effect
Natural gas prices are expected to climb this winter, coupling with a fuel oil price jump and a rise in electricity rates that could have a chilling effect on homeowners’ heating costs.

Children’s Council Presents Annual Report
This is the first in a series of articles about The Children’s Council of Watauga County and how it’s helping the county’s youth.

The High Country Business Network Meets In Ashe

COMMUNITY



Let’s Talk Month
Statewide Campaign Attempts To Lower Teen Pregnancy Rate

 

50th Anniversary Of Farm City Just Around The Bend
Tickets Now Available For Celebration Banquet

Dogs, Humans Jog To Help Watauga Humane Society
The Watauga Humane Society will hold one of its most popular fund-raisers this month.



Features




The Trials And Tribulations Of The ASU Equestrian Team

Although founded only within the past decade, the ASU Equestrian Team seemingly has had a century’s worth of struggles during its brief existence.
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Tibetan Monks Create Temporary Sand Mandala, Lasting Impression
Shiwa Tour Visit Lees-McRae College Last Week
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