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ARCHIVES POSTED MAY 11, 2006 

NEWS

Developing a Response
Laurelmor, a 6,200-acre development underway in southeastern Watauga County, could add to the county’s tax base while creating little demand on public services, according to an engineer overseeing the project despite several months of public protest.

A Memorable Night For Makoto’s Seafood And Steakhouse Of Japan
Restaurant Captures Small Business Of The Year Award


Agri-Tourism Grants Blossom In Watauga
Watauga County was tied for the top in the number of grant winners in a statewide agricultural program.

Watauga County Board Of Education Approves Action Items
Budget amendments, policy updates and a new sexual abstinence curriculum saw approval during the Watauga County Board of Education’s May 8 meeting.


It Takes a Community to Raise Some ‘Maters

The Leola Street Community Garden is ready to grow, but a prevalent question among participants-to-be is, “Where, when and how?”


Compost Confiscation
State moves against disputed waste operation

E-mails Get Steep
Slope Task Force Receives Megabytes of Response


Pump Price Pain

Tips For Saving Gas, And Your Wallet



Commissioners Authorize Tourism Board
The Watauga County commissioners adopted bylaws for the new Tourism Development Authority (TDA) and passed resolutions on several statewide issues during Monday’s regular meeting.

Local Legislators Comment On State Session
State legislators were scheduled to start their session Tuesday, facing an expected budget surplus and new revenue from the education lottery.

COMMUNITY


Adult Services Expo Planned For May 16

The Adult Services Coalition will hold its Fourth Adult Services Expo Tuesday, May 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Boone Mall.



Stamp Out The Hunger

Letter Carriers Collect Food For Hunger Coalition
May 13



Imaginations Flow

Town Sponsors Water Conservation Contest



Features



“A Memorial to Mom”
High Country Musician Pens “Conestoga View” After His Mother’s Death
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A Mother’s Day History Lesson
Earliest Mother’s Day Celebrations Can Be Traced To Ancient Greece
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