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Nurse Practitioners Recognized
Nurse practitioners fill an important gap in the health care industry, a step between doctors and registered nurses.

November is Home Health and Hospice Month
Local Agency Sponsors Fundraiser For Gulf Coast Hospices

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ARCHIVES POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2005  

NEWS

Meeting Gives Public Chance For Input On WHS Plans
This is the third in a series of stories about the public input session to discuss plans for the new Watauga High School.


Greenway Trails Offer Economic Benefits
Stutzman spoke at the round table to inform chamber members and interested parties of the economic benefits of greenway trails.

No Smoking
Watauga County Schools Tobacco Policy Takes Effect Jan. 1


Foxx Secures $1 Million For ASU Viticulture Center
United States Rep. Virginia Foxx (N.C.-5) is pleased to announce that the House of Representatives has approved funds for the Appalachian Enology & Viticulture Services Center.

Schools Develop Improvement Plans
This is the second of a two-part story on school improvement plans for the Watauga County School system.

Heating Help
Increased Energy Costs Spell Trouble For Low-Income Residents


Fall Fire Season Off To Bad Start
Forest Service Responds To Two County Fires



NCCBI Visits College Of Business
The state’s top business organization stopped by for lunch with Appalachian State University’s Walker College of Business last week.

Town Schedules Public Meeting
Topics Include Housing, Steep Slope Development

Town Hears Four Cases At Public Hearing
As winds gusted outside, the Boone Town Council and Boone Area Planning Commission breezed through their fall quarter public hearing agenda Thursday.

34 Jobs Cut From Charleston Forge
Though Charleston Forge recently celebrated its 21st anniversary, the homegrown company is suffering some life-changing growing pains.

Moses Cone Park Gets Restoration Money
Sales From Vanity Plates Go Towards Project

November 2005 Crop Production
Dry Conditions Further Harvest

COMMUNITY


W.A.M.Y. Battles High Country Poverty
W.A.M.Y. Community Action, Inc. has battled poverty in Watauga, Avery, Mitchell and Yancey counties for more than 40 years.


Locals Rally for Stricken Storyteller
Jim Wolf Donation Centers at Boone Businesses

 


Nurse Practitioners Recognized
Nurse practitioners fill an important gap in the health care industry, a step between doctors and registered nurses.


Hunger Coalition Holds Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner
Join the Hunger Coalition staff and friends for a holiday tradition – the 20th Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner.


Features




A Song Of Blues For The Jazz Piano Man
New Orleans Piano Player Longs To Return To Days Of Old
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Behind The Scenes Of
Extreme Home Makeover
“Raise A Roof, Rebuild A Life” Was More Than A Project Theme
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Family Tree Farms Get Down To Business

Clint Cornett was one of the county’s earliest Christmas tree farmers, starting his first crop in the 1970s in western Watauga County.

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Learning The Ropes
Ken Jacquot of Todd believes in putting people on the ropes.
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Dougnet Computer Consulting


High Country Honda


Footsloggers Outfitters

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