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THIS WEEK
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HEALTH ISSUES
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bulletMental Health Services Join Multi-County Alliance
A change in the state’s management of mental health services will require a multi-county alliance, but should result in little change for service providers.



bulletProblematic
Poison Ivy

How To Avoid And Treat Plant Irritations



bulletWestern North Carolina Home to Two Venomous Snake Species

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C O L U M N S


THIS IS TRUE
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POSTED JUNE 15, 2006

NEWS


Townsend Sues Shook
Ex-chief deputy alleges harassment by Watauga Sheriff



Father - Son: A Dynamic Dental Duo

Maybe the implications of his surname led Robert “Robbie” Bridgeman to become a dentist, but most likely it was in his blood.


High Country Still Experiencing Moderate Drought
Despite a few recent rains, Watauga County is still suffering from “moderate drought,” according to the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources.



Strutting Our Stuff

Boone Prepares For July 4 Parade



For Tots: Lots of Input Needed
In an effort organizers hope will slide smoothly and not get stuck on the seesaw, a coalition, led by the Boone Service League, plans to rally supporters for a better playground for Boone.


N.C. Pays Respects To Hugh Morton
Hugh Morton may be best known for Grandfather Mountain, but as a North Carolinian, his reputation spanned the state.


Jane Helm Leaves ASU
Vice Chancellor For Business Affairs Retires


Watauga Applies
For County Operated Tag Office

While the N.C. Department of Transportation (DOT) officially says it is still considering private applications to run a full-service tag office in Watauga County, the state seems to be shifting the job over to local governments.

COMMUNITY

Watauga Relay For Life
Holds 2006 Event This Weekend

This weekend’s Watauga County Relay for Life will be in a new location, but organizers hope to have the same success as previous years.



Grab That Board!





Carolina Friendship House
Helps Clients Remain In Community

Facility Seeks Additional Referrals To Increase Viability


Features



Two Local Teens
In Finals For Triad Idol
>>FULL STORY





A Passion For Nursing
Except for the three years she attended nursing school in Winston-Salem, Evelyn Shelton has lived in Watauga County her whole life and she has seen a world of change in the local medical scene.
>>FULL STORY





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