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There’s More Than One Type Of Winter Coat
Colder Months Often Bring About Bigger Waists

ASU Sorority Invites You To Eat Your Heart Out
On October 22, 2005 Alpha Phi Sorority is inviting people to “Eat Your Heart Out” in support for women’s cardiac care.

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 20, 2005  

NEWS


Comprehensive Plan Tops Town’s Agenda
The Boone Town Council will tackle a lengthy agenda at its next regular meeting, scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 20.


Hybrid Sales On The Rise
Hybrid vehicles are heating up as the 2006 production lines begin to show up on local lots


County Recognizes Choose & Cut Month
Nov. 19 - Dec. 19 Marks Official Season

Chancellor Peacock Looks To The Future
How many there are and where they’re going dominated Appalachian State University Chancellor Ken Peacock’s discussion with the university’s board of trustees.

DeltaDelta Pulls Out Of Hickory Airport
Less than a month after Hickory and Boone officials toured the High Country promoting new jet service in Hickory, Delta Air Lines now says its clipping the wings on the fledgling effort.

Information On Hazardous Slope Mapping
The Partnership for Watauga’s Future will host a public presentation by geologists from the North Carolina Geologic Survey (NCGS) team.

Crops Ahead Of Schedule
Dry weather and above normal temperatures continued to dominate during the month of September resulting in soil moisture levels being rated very short to short.

School Board Nixes Countywide Education Celebration
There will be no countywide education celebration for Watauga County Schools at the Holmes Convocation Center this school year.

Great Grant
Children’s Council Receives $380,000 To Boost Early Learning Opportunities

What’s New At Sugar Mountain
Last year’s commitment to spend $2 million on capital improvements over 3-5 years continues into the 2005-2006 season.

Demand Increases For Wood Heating Sources
If more people are turning to wood this winter, it may be they are petrified of rising heating costs.

Appalachian to Offer Nursing Degree
The University of North Carolina Board of Governors today (Oct. 19) approved a new nursing program at Appalachian State University.

COMMUNITY




Watauga Humane Society Holds Dog Jog, Pet Show
Annual Events Raise Funds For Shelter Animals

 

Hospitality House Helps High Country’s Homeless

Good Times At The County Fair



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To The Rescue
High Country Volunteers Brave Post-Hurricane Conditions To Save Animals

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A Home For The Needy
Tucked away on Beech Mountain is Genesis Wildlife Sanctuary.
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High Country Honda


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AppalCART Bus Service

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