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Pets of the Week
C O L U M N S
a humorous mini story,
Glass bottles can be used hundreds of times over to make new bottles. North Carolina has several glass plants capable of consuming thousands of tons of "cullet" or
Recycle - it's good for
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Emergency Responders Participate In Drill
A crashed propane truck threatened western Watauga County
last week at least on paper.
Applies For Golden LEAF Grant
Funding Would Further Plans For Horn Site
Voters Remain Fastest Growing Group In Watauga
Republicans continue to gain on Democrats in local registration
totals, though unaffiliated voters remain the fastest-growing
group in Watauga County.
Soil And Water Candidates On Nov.7 Ballot
Theres a dirty race afoot in Watauga County. OK,
not dirty in the vicious, backbiting sense in fact
its downright congenial but it does involve
New River Zoo Is Still Closed
The New River Zoo in Fleetwood was closed Tuesday, Oct.
17th, and an ongoing investigation by the Ashe Animal
Control and the UDSA is currently being held to determine
what exactly happened when a 36-year-old Hamilton woman,
Susan Thomas, was bitten on the arm and wrist area by
County Measures After School Programs
The N.C. Center for Afterschool Programs published its
year survey of after school providers this summer.
Considered For East End Of County
The Watauga County board of commissioners plans to consider
a community center for the eastern end of the county to
help provide services for seniors and other age groups.
Land Trusts, Working
And Raising Together
It is common for area land trusts to work together in
their common mission to protect the Blue Ridge mountains
and rivers in western North Carolina.
WHS Design Ideas
Watauga County Schools board members, administrators,
faculty and staff and county commissioners gathered Monday
to discuss their findings after touring three high schools
as a part of making plans for the new Watauga High School.
DBDA Plans Urban Artscape
The Downtown Boone Development Association, along with
local government agencies and business owners, is helping
to paint a picture of an urban artscape project.
Allotment Remains Strong
With 2006 winding down, the town of Boones yearly
allotment for water allocations remains strong.
Local Campaign Financing Reported
Incumbent sheriff Mark Shook has apprehended more campaign
funds than any other local candidate as the Nov. 7 election
Kraut Creek Development
Progress on the Kraut Creek Development continues, as
developer J. Douglas Gale assembles a team to complete
Cassies Memory Alive
Columbine Family Finds
Peace in Local Mountains
Senior Orchestra Students Make All-State
Four Watauga High School Seniors will represent
their school in the North Carolina Honors Orchestra
November 10-12 at the North Carolina School of the
Arts in Winston Salem.
Isaacs A Seasoned Musician at 18
Its hard for anyone in
the entertainment business
to believe that Tom Isaacs
is only 18 years of age.
Yoga Celebrates Anniversary With Special Events
A downtown studio known
for moving arts is moving
into its second year.