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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


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Watauga County

ARCHIVES POSTED FEBRUARY 16, 2006
NEWS


School Board Receives Offer For Existing WHS Site
Plans for a new Watauga High School took an unexpected turn this week.

Off And Running
Candidates File With Elections Board

Erosion Threatens Brookshire Park
The county is seeking funds to restore 400 feet of stream bank beside Brookshire Park, a county park along the South Fork of the New River near Boone.

New County Admin Building Open For Business
The new county administration building in downtown Boone opened for public business on Monday.


Medical Campuses Enter Tobacco-Free World
All Appalachian Regional Healthcare System Campuses Go Healthier Route

Precinct Voting Locations Change
The Watauga County Board of Elections changed some precinct voting locations while not taking any action on possible redrawing of precinct district lines.

Tempers Flare At Planning Commission Meeting
A subcommittee of the Boone Area Planning Commission hammered out a few details regarding the 2005 comprehensive plan update.

UDO Amendments Discussed
The Boone Area Planning Commission paved the way for adoption of several Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) amendments at its regular meeting Monday.

Town Expresses Support For Cultural Museum
The last two cases at the town of Boone’s quarterly public hearing Monday drew little discussion, but the town publicly announced its support for the Appalachian Cultural Museum.

Town Holds Public Hearing
A proposal regarding the location and performance standards for indoor shooting ranges drew some fire from the Boone Town Council and Boone Area Planning Commission.

Watauga Board Of Education Approves Action Items
Watauga County Board of Education members approved a variety of action items at their Feb. 13 meeting.

COMMUNITY


Annual Alfred Adams Luncheon Honors Local Leaders
Watauga County’s business community congregated at the Broyhill Inn and Conference Center to honor their own and remember the late Alfred Adams.

Potluck Fiesta Features Food, Fellowship, Dancing
Authentic Hispanic food, dancing, games and Valentine’s Day traditions will be plentiful this weekend in Boone.

Library Happenings
Friends Book Sale, Program On Native Americans Highlight February Events


Features



Author Shares Glimpse Of Life In The Good Ole Days
From the time I opened the book, a gift form the author’s daughter, I could not put it down except for a bathroom break and a drink of water.
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Insight Into Acupuncture
Chinese Medical Practice Becoming More Mainstream In America
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Gentlemen, Start Your Engines!
Make-A-Wish Foundation Sends Local Teen To Daytona
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Helen Trexler, Teacher, Principal and Volunteer: The Rest Of The Story
Helen Trexler for the last twenty-seven years, has donated 18,000 hours of her time as a volunteer at Watauga Medical Center.
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