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Free Skin Cancer Screening This Saturday
It’s the season to get into shorts and T-shirts, but that means more exposed skin and more exposure to the sun.

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Watauga County

ARCHIVES POSTED MAY 4, 2006 

NEWS


Blust Defeats Garwood In Primaries
Candidates Get Ready For General Election

 

Sediment Runoff Threatens Streams, Rivers
When people think of water quality issues, they often think first of industrial pollution and wastewater spills.


The Parking Lot Owners Strike Back
Most Find Wheel Locks A Better Solution Than Towing

 

Mid-Point Census Shows Drop In County Population
Though concerns over traffic, water supply, developmental pressures and affordable housing continue to dominate government decision-making, Watauga County’s population is actually declining.

Events Highlight Economic Importance Of Immigrant Labor
A “Day of Immigration” passed with little fanfare in Watauga County, though some local immigrants traveled to participate in events elsewhere.

Wi-Fi Hotspots Span The High Country
As Larry Griffin sits in the Higher Grounds Coffee shop, he sips espresso while perusing a proposal he will soon email to a potential client.

MerleFest Participation Jumps 5%
Big Names, Good Weather Contribute to Record-Breaking Attendance

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It’s That Time Of Year
Spring Is The Time For Your Garden To Come To Life


Looking Back at MerleFest 2006
Record Breaking Crowds Enjoy Top Notch Acoustic Entertainment

Students Learn About Life Through ACES Program
One program is making a difference in the education and lives of dozens of Watauga County Schools (WCS) students.



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Merlefest Legends

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