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Cannon Memorial Hospital Holds
Health Fair

Cannon Memorial Hospital will host a Health Fair on Friday, July 28th from 7:30 am – 10:30 am in the Oak Room at the Sloop Medical Office Plaza.


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

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POSTED JULY 20, 2006
NEWS



A Story Of Support

Banner Elk Fire Department Offers Thanks To Turchin, Community

Grand Goal
High Country United Way Seeks To
Raise $500,000 With 2006-2007 Campaign


Steep Slope Plan Unveiled
The Boone Steep Slope and Multi-Family Development Task Force has moved uphill in its charge to compose regulations for steep slope development and will present its recommendations to the Boone Town Council Thursday.

Officials Still Receiving Bids On WHS
The Watauga County commissioners and school board met in closed session Monday evening to discuss high school-related issues, taking no formal action.

County Shows Support For Wind Ordinance
Watauga County moved within a breath of being the first county in the state to have a wind ordinance Tuesday night.

School Board, County Plan Public Joint Meeting
The Watauga County Board of Commissioners announced a joint meeting to let the public in on plans for the future of Watauga High School.


Disappointments Drove Chambers
To Violate Probation

The older sister of Alisha Ann Chambers said her sister fled a drug treatment program out of frustration over what she saw as broken promises and her lover’s lighter sentence.


MountainKeepers Reach Council Summit
A local mountain-preservation group topped a new peak with the town of Boone last week.

State Senate Faces Lobby Reform Measures
The N.C. State Senate will be addressing lobby reform measures this week that could place more stringent limits on how campaign money is raised.

Landmark Goes Up In Flames  

Special Meeting Addresses Possible Museum Move
Cultural Museum, Horn In The West And Town Discuss Options


Garwood, Wilson Favor New State Budget
Watauga County’s two state legislators both voted for the new state budget, saying it was one of the best overall budgets and smoothest voting process in many years.


Brown Mountain Lights Spark Imagination, Curiosity
ASU Professor Continues To Search For Explanation


COMMUNITY



Youth Advisory Council Doubles Attendance

Watauga County’s Youth Advisory Council (YAC) continues to pick up steam.

Expansions in Healthcare
Watuaga Medical Center’s Emergency
Department Undergoing Renovations




There’s Something Cooking In The High Country

Most Yum Chef Featured In Southern Living Magazine




Features





Thoroughly Modern Music
Composer Shih-Hui Chen Unveils
New Composition At
An Appalachian Summer Festival
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Banner Elk Farmer’s Market
Happens Every Saturday

The Banner Elk Farmers Market
and Street fair is off to a great season.
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From Hit Parade
To Community Crusade

70s Musician Joe Simon Visits Boone
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Fair Share
High Country United Way Announces
Workplace Giving Campaign
>>FULL STORY



AppalCART Bus Service


High Country Honda


Dougnet Computer Consulting

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