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bullet Red Cross Offering Training For Disaster
Action Teams

Community Volunteers Make
A Difference In
Time Of Need


bullet Day Of Dance Promotes
Women’s Health



bullet Appalachian State University Hosts International Conference On The Arts And Healing


bullet Car Seat Inspections At Boone Ford
Lincoln Mercury


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POSTED FEBRUARY 15, 2007
NEWS


Watauga County
Residents Encouraged
To Be Active

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Hang In There
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Charges Filed In Alleged Security Breaches At Jail
Watauga County Sheriff’s Office investigators have charged six people, including a county detention officer, in connection with alleged security breaches at the county jail.


War On Public Smoking Continues
Anti-smoking groups are hoping to burn out several public smoking venues with a bill introduced to ban smoking in state buildings.


Fire Fighters Respond To Forest Fire
A forest fire in Meat Camp destroyed a quarter of an acre Monday.




State Sponsors Wildlife Tours

“To the bat cave, Robin.”


Town Continues To Address Water Issues
To Boone residents, it may seem like quite the Catch-22.


Incubator Grows New Farmers
If you want to make an omelet, you have
to break a few eggs, but if you want to
hatch them, use an incubator.


County Reviews Site Plans For New High School
The Watauga County Board of Education and Board of Commissioners set their collective sights a new high school Monday as they reviewed site plans and approved two construction firms for the project.


COMMUNITY


Community Garden Gears Up For Spring

Though winter is still upon us, the
Leola Street Community Garden is gearing
up for a spring of abundant growth.


Friends Of The Library Book Sale Is Here!
The Friends of the Watauga County Library are gearing up for their biggest fund raiser of the year, their annual book sale. The sale will be at Boone Mall from Feb. 22 to 24.



Complete Ski Or Snowboard Makeover
Just A Letter Away

Sugar Mountain Ski And Snowboard Makeover Contest Entries Being Accepted



Features

Volunteering With
Extreme Home Make-Over:
A Dream Come True For
WHS Senior And Family

Two weeks after rubbing shoulders with the likes of Ty Pennington and his crew from ABC-TV’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,” the Charles Quinn family of Boone is still reeling with excitement.
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Local Actor, Barber
Dies At Age 81

Ned Austin Will Be
Memorialized Saturday
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“Miss Addie:” A Walking Encyclopedia At 100
She told us last year that she would see us for the “big one” in 2007 and she did not let us forget our promised visit.
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“The Talk Of The Town”
Nears End Of First Session

One proud parent is telling her friends,
“I love seeing how respectfully boys treat my daughter “ Another says,
“I love going to the Cotillion as a chaperone to learn manners and dance steps for myself - I’m disappointed
if I have to miss a session!”
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