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THIS WEEK
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HEALTH ISSUES
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bullet Watauga County Red Cross Celebrates 89th Anniversary
The Watauga County Chapter of the American Red Cross, founded November 28, 1917, celebrated 89 years of support to the community on Tuesday.


bullet December Is Safe Toys And Gifts Month
Keep Child’s Safety In Mind When Shopping


bullet Cooler Weather Marks Return Of
Silent Killer
The fall season marks a break from the the hot weather of the summer months, but it also heralds the return of a potential killer in some homes.


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




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
recovered glass.
Recycle - it's good for
the bottle!
Watauga County


ARCHIVES

POSTED NOVEMBER 30, 2006
NEWS

Cabbage Queens Having A Ball While Raising Money
For OASIS


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Forest Service Adds Blowing Rock Meeting
Open House On
Globe Project Dec. 7th


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Hagaman Ready To Take Oath Of Office
It took 10 months of campaigning, one day to complete the vote, and two weeks to sort it all out, but newly certified sheriff-elect Len Hagaman says he’s already shrugged off a post-election delay and said he’ll be ready to take over the county’s largest law-enforcement agency on Monday, December 4.


Election Recount Confirms Local Results
A vote recount Wednesday confirmed local results with little change, though some statewide races will have to wait until Tuesday as the state elections board reviews some voting issues, including a hand count of ballots requested by one Congressional candidate.


Funding Continues To Delay Road Projects
The state Transportation Improvement Plan will likely change little for next year, with funding concerns continuing to delay road projects.


County Selects Architect For New High School
The Watauga County Board of Commissioners agreed to buy enough land to develop an 89-acre high school site and selected an architect during Tuesday’s regular meeting.


Animal Advocates Express Concerns To County
Local animal advocates are worried the public may believe certain dogs’ barks are worse than their bites.


Caldwell County Approves Old John’s River Development
Blowing Rock Residents Concerned Over Impact


Mixed-Use Zoning Gets Mixed Reviews
Discussion on mixed-use zoning districts brought mixed reviews from the Boone Town Council.


Ashe County Reviews Flood-Plain Restirctions
Increased Develoment Causes Concern Along New River


Developing Young Minds
Sugar Grove School Provides Service To Families

4-H Organizes Livestock Club
Watauga County will soon have something to whinny, baa and moo about — its own 4-H Livestock Club, with an organizational meeting scheduled for Tuesday.

COMMUNITY


Are You Ready To Ski?
Sugar Mountain Rolls Out Its Season Schedule

Have A Ball At Beech
The Highest Ski Resort In The Eastern United States Is Ready For You

Hawksnest Holiday Calendar
Hawksnest opens another exciting season of winter sports next week

The Snowmen Are Coming,
The Snowmen Are Coming
Avery/Banner Elk Chamber Of Commerce Snowman Contest Arrives


Features
Grandfather Home For Children Captures National Award
Banner Elk Organization One Of Only Two Behavioral Health Care Centers In The Country
To Earn Honor
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