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Appalachian Offers Tips For Staying Healthy And Happy During Holidays
Staying healthy over the holidays can be hard for everyone.

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ARCHIVES POSTED DECEMBER 29, 2005  
NEWS


Walk With Caution
Take it slow, be careful out there it’s a mess, watch out for slick spots. No, these are not cautionary tips for driving this winter, but instead, reminders to also take it easy when traveling on foot. Falls on ice can often lead to serious injuries, and sometimes, death.

Parent To Parent Helps Families With Special Needs
Parent to Parent/Family Support Network of the High Country is a big name for a small organization that finds resources for families with special needs in a seven-county area of western North Carolina.

ETSU Approves Regional Tuition Rate
The Tennessee Board of Regents recently granted approval to provide a regional tuition rate to East Tennessee State University (ETSU) equivalent to in-state tuition.

Honors, WHS Plans Highlight School Board’s Year
Plans for a new Watauga High School, personnel changes and achievements dominated the Watauga County Board of Education’s agenda during 2005.

DENR Offers Workshops
Businesses and organizations have a chance to cut their energy bills, thanks to a series of workshops sponsored by the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).

New Food Labeling Law Takes Effect Jan. 1
The start of the new year will launch more safeguards for those with food allergies.

Rydell Music Relocates
Though Rydell Music Center closed its doors on Christmas Eve, the store has opened after the holiday on a very positive note.


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Turchin Reception Features ASU Faculty and Students
Appalachian State University’s Turchin Center for the Visual Arts warms the month of February for art lovers, with a reception for four new exhibitions in the center’s West Wing on Friday, February 3 from 7-9pm.

Resolve To Make 2006 A Special Year
It’s that time of year again – when makers of champagne, party hats, noisemakers, confetti and fireworks rake in the money by the bucketfuls as people prepare for their New Year’s Eve parties.

The Newest Holiday Tradition … Regifting
Gift Giving Takes On New Dynamic

ASU Offers Winter Classes for Seniors
Retired residents of the High Country who are looking for educational programs and interesting activities should consider the Institute for Senior Scholars at Appalachian State University.



Features


Two Weeks Left in Jane Goodall Exhibit
N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences’ Discovering Chimpanzees Exhibit Closes January 10th
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Dr. Herring Accepts Teaching Position At UNC

Community Saddened By Beloved Physician’s Departure
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Extreme Winners Receive Extravaganza
After receiving their extreme ski and snowboard makeover extravaganza 17 year-old Tina Curly of Florida couldn’t contain her ecstatic display of joy, and the humble expression on the face of 50 year-old Tim Young said it all!
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