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THIS WEEK
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HEALTH ISSUES
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bulletArea Blood
Supply Dropping

Blood Donors
Needed Now


bulletDr. Ice Cream
To The Rescue

The Psychology Behind The Treat

bulletUltrascreen, a Medium For Divine Intervention
Ultrascreen Medical Screenings, often mistakenly confused with Lifeline, is a mobile medical screening company started, owned, and operated, since 1999, by Joyce Borchert and, her husband, retired microsurgeon, Dr. Lynn Borchert.


bulletRabies: Public Health Officials Urge Caution Around Bats,
Other Wildlife

Spring and summer mean more outdoor time and more open windows-and more chances for people to come in contact with wildlife, including flying bats.

bulletMessage
To The Future

Child Advocate Stresses Importance Of Caring For Kids

bulletKeeping The
Family Safe
This Summer

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has offered some valuable tips to help keep your family safe this summer.


bulletBuckeye Recreation
Center Offers
Fitness In Style

State-Of-The-Art Facility Opens Doors To Community

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C O L U M N S


THIS IS TRUE
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Watauga County


ARCHIVES

POSTED JULY 6, 2006
NEWS


County Attorney Addresses Sheriff’s Office Lawsuits
Watauga County Attorney Andrea Capua said two former sheriff’s office employees never complained to county officials before reporting allegations of sexual harassment to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).


Returning To Our Roots

Gardening Projects Crop Up Around The County


Comprehensive Plan Meets With Approval
The Boone Town Council unanimously approved the 2006 Comprehensive Plan Update in June.



Tweetsie’s Future Still Uncertain

Like a haze of steam engine-spawned smoke over a chugging locomotive, a cloud of uncertainty hangs over Tweetsie Railroad.


Special Commission Plans Courthouse Visit
Rural Courts Commission Looks At Safety Issues



Rice Visits Southern Baptist Convention



Blue Ridge National Heritage Area
Helps Fuel $2 Billion Tourism Industry

Men between the ages of 45 and 65 who visit the 25-county Blue Ridge National Heritage Area are most interested in outdoor recreation.


Watauga Moves Closer To County Operated Tag Office
Watauga County could have a full-service tag office about a year after the previous office was shut down by the state.

COMMUNITY


Hugh MacRae Morton—A Mountain Of A Man
Hugh MacRae Morton, owner of Grandfather Mountain and son of co-founder of the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games, Agnes MacRae Morton, passed away on June 1,2006 at age 85.



Independent Spirit



Super System
Watauga County Elementary Schools Earn Accreditation Honors
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACSCASI) has accredited all eight of the county’s elementary schools.


Features


River And Earth Adventures Specializes In Fun
And Education
Valle Crucis Business Offers
An Array Of Entertainment Options
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Our Mountain Melting Pot
Immigrants Find Their Way to
High Country from Points Elsewhere
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Watauga County Public Library Offers Chance To
Experience India

High Country residents can experience India through all five senses this month at the Watauga County Public Library.
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In The Bag
Library Workshop Teaches How To Create Handbags From Plastic Grocery Bags
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AppalCART Bus Service


Dougnet Computer Consulting


Footsloggers Outfitters

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