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Peritoneal Dialysis Now Available In The High Country
Watauga Medical Center and Dr. Robert Qualheim are proud to offer peritoneal dialysis (PD) to patients in the high country.


Music For Medicine Benefits Hunger Coalition’s Free Pharmacy
High Country barbecue and bluegrass music fans have the perfect opportunity to help the Hunger Coalition fill lifesaving prescriptions for hundreds of area residents in need.

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POSTED AUGUST 17, 2006
NEWS




Branz And Boyd Attend International Confrence In Israel



The Fight for The Globe Continues
Blowing Rock Citizenry And Town Council Oppose Forest Service Plans



Planning Commission Discusses Parking Issues
A lack of quorum on behalf of the Boone Area Planning Commission left last week’s town of Boone quarterly public hearing unheard.



Sweetness And Smiles



Biofuels Co-Op Forms In High Country
A group of like-minded people is planning to go right to the source for their energy needs.



ASU’s State-Of-The-Art Water Plant Unveiled





Committee Presents Wheel-Lock Findings To Town
A committee of private citizens and business owners were locked in lengthy discussion Aug. 5 on wheel-locking in downtown Boone.


They’re Back!
ASU Students Move In This Weekend, Classes Start Tuesday


Town Continues Water Conservation Efforts
An aggressive approach may be what the town of Boone needs to heighten its water conservation efforts.


Progress and Pause For Parkway Elementary
Environmental Assessment Appears To Be Only Major Hurdle Left To Be Cleared



Small Town, Big Stores
Large-Scale Retail Land Use Under Discussion At Public Hearing


Banner House Museum
Scheduled To Open Next Spring

At last week’s meeting of the Banner Elk Heritage Foundation, President Sylvia Hahn announced that renovations to the Banner House Museum are nearing completion.


Wheel-Locking Advocates Address Town At Public Hearing
Despite the fact that only eight letters of complaint regarding wheel-locking in town were sent to the town of Boone manager, Boone Town Council members confirmed that the majority of complaints are verbally registered.


Hayes Performing Arts Center
Receives Rural Development Grant

The Mariam and Robert Hayes Performing Arts Center moved closer to solid financial ground through a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development.


Road Cracks Cause Repaving Delay
Repaving West King Street near New Market Center in Boone has been delayed, but the wait should yield long-term benefits to compensate for short-term inconvenience.



New River Winery Established In Lansing

Bohemia Café and Art Gallery Becomes Official Retail and Tasting Outlet



New WHS Site Requires Special Use Permit
Although the proposed new site for Watauga High School has been approved by the county and the local school board, plans for the 85-acre site still have to meet zoning standards of the town of Boone.


Signs Of The Times
Town Discusses Inflatable Signs Amendment

COMMUNITY




Local Student Wins Mr. North Carolina Teen Bodybuilder Championship





Fur Ball Raises Funds
For Watauga Humane Society Animals

High Country residents can have a ball while helping their furry friends next month.


Bookstore Holds Drive
For Watauga County Public Library

High Country readers can buy a book for the Watauga County Public Library this month.



Power Of The Purse Luncheon Benefits
High Country Women’s Fund

High Country women can demonstrate the power of their purses this month.


Features


Oates Participates In People
To People Student
Ambassador Program

Isabella Oates is the latest world
ambassador from the High Country.
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Mrs. Roberts Remembers
“The Rest Of The Story”

If you were not acquainted with Blanche Roberts before last week, hopefully you met her through our introductory story, a history lesson in itself about life “back when.”
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A Wee Wedding On Wednesday

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Ain’t Done Travelin’ Club
Keeps On Movin’

Boone Travel Group Explores
The West, Plans For Europe
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AppalCART Bus Service


Dougnet Computer Consulting


Footsloggers Outfitters

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