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Students Hear Dramatic Presentation On Tobacco Use
Students in ten of Watauga County’s schools received an important lesson in health last week.



Dietician Discusses Vitamin Supplements During
Women’s Forum

To supplement or not to supplement?



Flu Season Is Upon Us
Vaccinations Recommended, Available Soon


A Few Adjustments
Local Company MEDAccess on
Display at
Wachovia Bank


Fitness Expert Endorses Exercise At Women’s Forum
Jodi Cash had a question for Boone Service League (BSL) members Sept. 5.

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POSTED SEPTEMBER 28, 2006
NEWS

Globe Project Concerns
High Country Business Owners


View From The Blowing Rock, Gideon Ridge
And Others Affected
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Local Girl Receives Highest
American Red Cross Honor

Rachel Tilghman Recognized For Saving Sister’s Life


Scenic Byways Grant Benefits Parkway
The Blue Ridge Parkway will receive more attention and focus under a national scenic byways grant.

Watauga Historical Society Plans Book Project
A book project has helped revive the Watauga Historical Society and the group is reorganizing to collect information on the county’s historic structures.

Divers Search Quarry For Missing Person
Seven divers spent two hours just outside Mountain City, Tenn. last Wednesday afternoon, searching the 70-foot depths of a flooded limestone quarry.

Fire Investigation Continues
Cause Not Yet Determined

Town Hears Howard Street Project Update
Property owners donating right-of-way easements to the town of Boone for its Howard Street enhancement project will have their land returned if the project falls through.

Planning Commission Votes Down Slope Regulations
By not recommending approval of the proposed steep slope development and view-shed protection regulations, the Boone Area Planning Commission essentially recommended denial of the proposals to the Boone Town Council.

Greener Schools On Roundtable Menu
Green development was the topic of last Thursday’s Boone Area Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Roundtable breakfast.


Watershed Rules Flow Freely For Development
The Boone Area Planning Commission found that a proposed, 59-acre subdivision off Deck Hill Road met town watershed requirements.


Peace Events Bring Community Together
Three days of peace events brought together different sectors of the community for a vigil, fundraisers, children’s activities and education.


Boone Joins Cool Cities Program
Mayor Clawson Signs CLimate Protection Agreement
At last week’s Boone Town Council regular meeting, Mayor Loretta Clawson joined approximately 300 mayors in signing the U.S. Mayors Climate Protection Agreement.

ASU Trustees Discuss Campus Parking
Are parking spaces priceless at Appalachian State University? Not quite.

Energy Park Proposal In The Works
A task force coming up with plans for an “Energy Park” at the former county landfill hope to have some solid proposals in the next few months.

Residents Speak Out At Steep Slope Hearing
The town of Boone’s revised recommendations for regulation of steep slope development and view-shed protection were met with public disapproval and ill will.

WHS Auto Tech Program
Obtains AYES Certification

The Watauga High School automotive technology program received another “A plus” in what is already considered a top-notch program by obtaining the national Automotive Youth Educational System (AYES) certification.

Campaign Notebook
The Conservation Council of North Carolina has endorsed Democratic District 93 House candidate Cullie Tarleton.

COMMUNITY



Ceramic Skyscraper Glows In Boone

Hundreds Gather At ASU For Sculpture Unveiling


Boy Scout Troop 109 Unveils Plans For New Scout Center
Unique Tumbleston Print Kicks Off Fundraising Efforts



Follow The Yellow Brick Road

Autumn At Oz Returns To The Land Of Oz


Features
Caroline Monday Joins HCM Newsroom
The High Country Media newsroom welcomed its newest member last Friday.
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Celebrating A Century
Edna Greer Hampton was the belle of the ball on Sunday as seventy-five people gathered around her at Glenbridge Health and Rehabilitation Center in Boone to help celebrate her 100th birthday.
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Voices Heard
On The Hill

High Country Has Presence
In Washington DC
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Dan’l Boone Inn Re-Opens Following Renovations
“D. Boon open’d a
rest’rant o’ this tree.”
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Moving Picture
Shows Return To
Blowing Rock

Yonahlossee Movie
Theatre Remembered
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High Country Honda


Dougnet Computer Consulting


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