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HEALTH ISSUES
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Breast Cancer Awareness - A Year-Round Effort At Watauga Medical Center
Brandie Foster, Director of Imaging at Watauga Medical Center, informs us that while October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it is an “every day” subject in her department.


Help, When Help Can't Wait
Red Cross Training Saves Lives

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C O L U M N S
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THIS IS TRUE
a humorous mini story,
updated daily.




When landfilled: a plastic bottle takes 70-80 years to break down - aluminum and steel cans 100 years - glass never breaks down. Please recycle - you can make a difference!
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POSTED OCTOBER 26, 2006
NEWS

Taiwanese Consulate Visits Boone


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Invasion Of The Ladybugs

Beneficial Insects Move Inside For The Winter


2006 Political Candidates
(Updated)       

Surviving The College Application Process
As obtaining a college degree becomes more and more important in young people’s eventual employment, applying to colleges seems to have become more and more stressful for high school seniors.

U.S. 321 Highway Widening Project Continues
Plans For Third Phase Underway


Owners Of The Best Cellar Decide
To Stay At The Inn At Ragged Gardens

On Friday, October 6, Lisa Stripling and Rob Dyer, co-owners of The Best Cellar Restaurant, purchased The Inn at Ragged Gardens, located in downtown Blowing Rock from Lee Hyett.


Halloween: A Season Of Spending
Halloween is not only a time of spooks and sweets and tricks or treats, it’s a season of spending.


Old Navy Docks At Boone Mall

More Stores To Come


Planning Commission Urges Smart Growth
Get Smart. It’s not a TV spy-spoof revival, it’s the message the Boone Area Planning Commission wants to send regarding town growth.

Tax Reforms To Benefit Non-Profits
George W. Bush signed the Pension Protection Act of 2006 on Aug. 17.

COMMUNITY




Iraq War Documentary At Public Library Monday

Robert Greenwald’s Iraq For Sale Shown In Boone



Food Drive Is On!
Hunger And Health Coalition Prepares To Stock The Shelves
For Winter


And The Third Winner Is . . .
Georgia McLean is the third of 10 winners in the weekly raffle drawings for the new car in the High Country United Way’s Fair Share Giving campaign.



Wind-Driven

Local Wind Energy Workshop Draws Global Interest




Features


Cove Creek School Still Dealing With Loss

Cove Creek Elementary School suffered a devastating loss with the deaths of three students, who perished in last month’s apartment fire.
>>FULL STORY


Ned Jestes – A Conservationist In Every Sense Of The Word
Ned Jestes is a farm-boy at heart, a Watauga County native who left the area during the Depression and returned nearly forty years later to revitalize the family farm.
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Velma Burnley Sees Watauga’s Farm-City Connection as “Unique”
She no longer loses sleep over conservation, planning and development, budgets, water and sewer, public hearings
and moratoriums.
>>FULL STORY

Dottie Fairchild Knows: Mammograms Make
The Difference

Breast Cancer Survivor
Shares Her Story
>>FULL STORY



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