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February Is Dental Hygiene Month
February is
Children’s Dental Hygiene Month,
and area dentists have a mouthful to say about it.


An Eary Problem
Possibility iPods May Lead To Ear Damage Being Studied

Harmful Bacteria Is A Keystroke Away
With the flu season possibly poised to begin in earnest, some of the biggest disease threats may be right at your fingertips.

Five Tips From The Mayo Clinic To Help Women Prevent Heart Disease
More women than men die of cardiovascular disease in the United States each year.

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ARCHIVES POSTED FEBRUARY 9, 2006  

NEWS


State Releases Water Quality Assessment

The N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) released a draft of its biannual water quality assessment this week.

Ginn Development Has Local Opposition
Watauga County’s largest land development is early in its ground-breaking process, but has drawn strong attention of some local opponents who hope to block the development.

Ginn Opponents Focus On Water Quality
Opponents of a large resort development in Watauga County are focusing on water quality issues.

ASU Addresses Cultural Museum Rumors
The Appalachian Cultural Museum has been receiving a lion’s share of attention since Appalachian State University announced it would be displaced.

Cultural Museum Still Searching For Home
The Appalachian Cultural Museum is still without a future home, and the building search committee yielded few results from its last meeting Friday.

Group Opposes New WHS Building
Favors Restoration Of Existing School

Blowing Rock’s Water System Earns Recognition
Blowing Rock may be looking for a new water source, but it’s doing pretty well with the system it already has.

County Ranks 21st In Tax Burden Report
Watauga County slid down the ranks of counties in the average tax burden per resident in 2004.

COMMUNITY


WYN Holds Benefit Shag Event
The Western Youth Network (WYN) will presenting the Heart of WYN-ter Shag Benefit Saturday, Feb. 11 at the High Country Home Builder Banquet Hall in Boone.


Storyteller, Author Visit Watauga County Public Library

Storytelling will take center stage at the Watauga County Public Library this month.

Mardi Gras Comes To The High Country
Feb. 25 Dinner to Raise Funds for Relief Efforts in High Country and New Orleans



Features


Trunk Show Has Sewers In Stitches

A group of sew-and-sews donned their favorite night-wear and picked at threads of conversation Friday night over a common hobby.
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A Lifetime Of Giving, Part I

Helen Trexler – The Teacher, Principal And Volunteer
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So Long, Soldiers
1451st Headed Out For Iraq
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