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The Summit Is Within Reach At Cannon Memorial Hospital

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Watauga County

ARCHIVES POSTED MARCH 23, 2006  

NEWS

A Community Mourns
Banner Elk is mourning after four of its volunteer firefighters died and two survived after the small catamaran they were sailing overturned more than a mile from the North Carolina coast last Wednesday.


Conserve Water Or Pay The Price
Water Rate Increase Designed To Promote Conservation


School Board Discusses Information Items

Wings, high school offers and farewells were just some of the information items on the agenda.


Committee Proposes Water Rate Increase
Every drop counts, as the town of Boone has proven in its educational campaign to promote water conservation.


Taking A Tour Of Watauga High School

Photos Provide Picture Of Facility’s Condition



High Country Recognizes Small Farms Week
“Ensuring Financial Success for Small Farmers in North Carolina” may sound like a lofty goal, but a panel discussion kicking off North Carolina Small Farms Week offered some positive suggestions.



Wildfires Continue To Plague High Country

Parkway Enacts Ban On Open Burning


State Opposes Selling National Park Lands
A Bush Administration plan to sell national park lands, including nearly 2,800 acres in the Pisgah National Forest, has drawn opposition from the state government and environmental groups.

Locals Show Support For Windmills
Supporters of sustainable energy are supporting a county ordinance that would allow for development of windmills while keeping true to the intent of a state law that limits development on ridge tops.

Town Paves The Way For Skatepark
The Boone Town Council will literally pave the way for a local skatepark.


Message To Victims: It’s Not Your Fault

Editor’s note: This is the second in a four part series covering issues surrounding date/acquaintance rape.


County Okays Skateboard Park
Idea Contingent Upon Any Necessary State Approval

COMMUNITY

Event Celebrates American Red Cross Month

Sonny Sweet wants to have the High Country seeing red this month.




Volunteer Fest





Breakfast And Bargains

Kiwanis Club Of Boone, Mountain Alliance Hold Annual Events



Features


Local Man Creates Successful Internet Radio Service
Radioio Connects The High Country With The World Through Music
>>FULL STORY





Celebrities Serve Up Hospice Benefit
In the two months before Boone restaurateur Ted Mackorell succumbed to cancer, he received care in his home from Hospice of Watauga County.
>>FULL STORY




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