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bulletGrowing Families Receive Support To Prepare For Arrival Of New Babies
Appalachian Regional Healthcare System is hosting New Baby Day Camp for Big Brothers and Big Sisters on February 10, 2007 from 10 am to 11:30 am at Watauga Medical Center.


bulletGroup Warns Against Leaving Animals Outside In Freezing Temperatures
Every year, PETA receives complaints about dogs who are left outside in the cold.


bulletMS Society Offers 7 Programs On Understanding MS
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society announced a new program, “Focus on Life, Understand MS,” sponsored by the Society, Serono and Pfizer.


bulletCoping With COPD
WMC Wellness Center offers ways to breath easier for chronic patients



bullet Precautions And Planning Are Keys
To Keeping Home
Safe From Fire

Winter Brings With
It Additional Dangers
For The Home

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POSTED JANUARY 25, 2007
NEWS

Courthouse Project Ahead Of Schedule

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Poet Juanita Tobin Dies

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Residents Concerned About
Roby Greene Road Condition
Winter brings with it a series of hard freezes, but the time in between them has proven slippery for residents of Roby Greene Road just east of Boone.


ECR Software Tops 2006 Vendor Survey
Boone Company a Leader in Business-Based Technology


Land Trusts Continue Conservation, Preservation Efforts
Land trusts saw growth in conservation easements and other preservation efforts in 2006, according to figures compiling the work of 13 regional land conservation organizations, but say they are in a race against time and limited resources as development pressures mount.

Local Officials Discuss Affordable Housing Issues
A joint meeting of the Boone Area Planning Commission and Watauga County Planning Board saw the topic of affordable housing brought to the forefront.

Water Supply Issues May Sink Affordable Housing Project
A proposed affordable housing project in Boone may be unfeasible, town officials said, due to water-supply issues.

Chamber Of Commerce Hosts Reception
The Boone Area Chamber of Commerce presented its legislative goals to local officials during a Tuesday reception in Blowing Rock.

Proposed Wind Farm Public Hearing In Ashe Scheduled For January 25
Approximately 75 people attended a community meeting Monday night to discuss the proposed
wind farm.

CCC&TI To Get New Building
The Watauga County campus of Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute will get a building for its introductory health programs as part of a second construction phase planned for the spring.

Active-Duty Extended For Local Guard Unit
Members of the local National Guard unit will likely have their active-duty stay in Iraq extended.

State Officials Warn Against Refund Anticipation Loans
“Why wait for Uncle Sam when you can have money in your pocket right now?”


COMMUNITY


High Country United Way Inching Toward Goal
Upcoming Fundraiser Will Prove To Be A Gift Of Love
For All

Hospitality House Plans Annual Heart Ball
The Hearts of Hospitality House are gearing up for their 12th Annual Ball on Saturday, Feb. 10.

Make-A-Wish Foundation Comes To High Country, Thanks To ASU’s Chi Omega
According to Allison Boyle, president of the ASU fraternity, its national headquarters selected Make-A-Wish as its national philanthropy in 2002.

Goodwill Needs Donations Now
As cold weather moves into the Carolinas, donations to Goodwill are down, while the demand remains high.


Features

It’s Time To Get
In Rhythm
Appalachian Rhythm Clogging Studio Gives You That Chance
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