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HEALTH ISSUES
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Coalition Continues To Battle Secondhand Smoke
Educational Campaign Aims To Reduce Tobacco Use

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POSTED JULY 13, 2006
NEWS


Area Chambers Concerned
Over High Country Host Bylaw Changes
A change to the High Country Host’s bylaws could have an adverse impact on area chambers of commerce, according to some local officials.

Mount Lawn Owner Addresses Court Notices
Those receiving notices of a bankruptcy court hearing regarding Mount Lawn Memorial Park & Gardens in Boone shouldn’t be alarmed, the cemetery’s owner said.

Natural Heritage Gateway Signs Planned For Blue Ridge Region
Now in its third year of planning, the Blue Ridge Natural Heritage Area is setting the stage for what organizers hope will be 10 more years of solid growth.

News From Iraq
On the 4th of July, as she lined up her supporters and participants for the parade, Sheri Church, Coordinator of the Family Readiness Group of the 1451st National Guard Unit of Boone, informed The Mountain Times that her support group had received an informative letter from the unit’s First Sergeant Jonathan D.

Lyons Named As Veterans’ Services Director
Watauga County’s military veterans have a new veterans’ services director, but it will be a familiar face to most of them.

ASU’s College Of Ed. May Get New Facility
Ever since Dr. Ken Peacock became chancellor of Appalachian State University, a new building for the university’s college of education has been at the top of his to-do list.

Medical Center Expansion Continues
Projects Proceed As Scheduled

COMMUNITY


Hit The Highway With High Country United Way
Non-Profit Organization Kicks Off 2006-2007 Campaign July 14

Boone Teenager Chosen For Special Mission To Cambodia
Local Student To Participate In Relief Efforts With Samaritan’s Purse

Blowing Rock Fashion Show Holds 10K Raffle
The Blowing Rock Hospital Fashion Show is proud to present the 10K Raffle.


Features



Curvy Road Leads To Boone, American Citizenship
Laura Dickinson Shares Her Story
>>FULL STORY




Moving On Up
High Country Media Employees Climb Ladder
>>FULL STORY




Library Program Provides Details On Chinese Adoptions
Patricia Cercopely hopes other High Country residents will follow her lead and adopt children from China.
>>FULL STORY




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