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ARCHIVES POSTED MARCH 16, 2006  

NEWS

Town Meeting Thursday Night
Agenda Includes UDO, Steep Slope Map

Watauga Relay For Life Changes Location,
Date Of Event

Just days after holding their March 7 kickoff celebration and team captains meeting Watauga Relay for Life leaders changed the date and location of this year’s Relay.

Steep Slope Task Force Schedules Public Input Meeting
The Boone Steep Slope and Multi-Family Development Task Force met Monday to flatten out details on impending steep slope development regulations.

School Board Votes To Implement Salary Study
At their March 13 meeting Watauga County Board of Education members made a lot of the school system’s classified employees happy.


Let The Record Show

County Reviews Public Record Policy


Commissioners Prepare For Budgeting Process
The Watauga County commissioners prepared for the upcoming budgeting process by reviewing a series of deadlines to meet the start of the new fiscal year on July 1.

Date Rape: Not The Victim’s Fault
Editor’s note: This is the first in a four part series covering issues surrounding date/acquaintance rape.

Under One Roof
County Looks To Hosting Economic Development Partners


Dry Conditions Continue Through March

Water Conservation Encouraged



County Reviews Future Funding Options
The Watauga County board of commissioners reviewed several options for future funding at its most recent retreat two weeks ago.

Aquaculture Statistics


Cultural Museum Bids Farewell

A sense of both sadness and optimism mingled among a small and diverse crowd on hand Saturday to say goodbye to the Appalachian Cultural Museum.



County Reviews Nonprofit Funding
Watauga County is reviewing how it funds nonprofit agencies and may require agencies making budget requests to present their financial information.

WHS Expands College Credit Offerings
Watauga High School and the Watauga campus of Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute are strengthening their alliance.



Don’t Get Burned
DENR Advises Compliance With Open Burning Laws

County Looks To Update Land-Use Plan
Watauga County may soon be revising and updating its land-use plan, a document that has been on the shelf for 13 years.

Cannon Hospital President Resigns
Search for Eddie Greene’s Successor to “Begin Immediately”

COMMUNITY

Reeling in the Year’s Fishing Season

Blowing Rock’s Annual Trout Derby Set for March 31-April 2


Hunger Coalition Holds Open House For Non-Profits
Local non-profit organizations looking for a new home might want to stop by the Hunger Coalition at the end of this month.

Children’s Consignment Sale
Returns To Boone Mall

A Unique Opportunity For Moms To Clean Out The Closet



Features



A Helping Hand
Make-A-Wish Participant Does His Part To Give Wish To Others
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It’s Been A Big World

She told her family when they recently “set a dinner” for her 99th birthday, that she was “rootin’ for a hundred.
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Fletchers Take Detour On The Road To Helping Others Heal
For several years, Ed and Joyce Fletcher have been helping others through the pain . . . primarily those on a lonesome journey through divorce and on the road to healing.
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Blowing Rock Filmmaker Wins 2006 Emmy Award

Tom Santay Will Travel to Los Angeles for Honor from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
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