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 NEWS

Pets of the Week
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THIS WEEK
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HEALTH ISSUES
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bullet Eat Your Veggies
Produce For Better Health Kicks
Off Campaign



bullet It’s Red Cross Month And The Celebration Continues In Boone
Help Paint The Town Red On March 30


bullet Community Health Assessment Planned
Volunteers Will Be Going Door-To-Door


bullet High-Risk Health Pool Bill Introduced
A state bill has been introduced that would create a health insurance pool for “High-risk” people, those classified as chronically ill people who either don’t have insurance or have difficulty finding
health coverage.



bullet High Country Takes First Steps In March Of Dimes WalkAmerica
Thirty minutes before Wednesday’s team captain’s kick-off for this year’s WalkAmerica, long-time event participant and captain Celia Trivette, 84, walked into Watauga Medical Center with $3,3200, in hand as “seed money” she had already collected.


bullet Community Care Clinic Offers Affordable Healthcare


bullet Participants Sought For Study On Children And Weight Loss

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ARCHIVES

POSTED MARCH 22, 2007
NEWS

Locals Hold Protest At Rep. Foxx's Office


OASIS, WAMY Unveil Plans
For Community Resource Center

A rainy Friday morning did nothing to dampen the spirits of community and state leaders who met with the local media last week as plans were unveiled for a new resource center for children and families served by area
non-profit agencies.


To Bee Or Not To Bee
Grown-Up Spelling Bee Benefits Watauga Education Foundation


Making History
Council Creates Historic Preservation Commission




Name That Road

County Considers New Road Names



Regional Report Shows Growth Trends Continuing
A regional report on growth suggests Watauga County will continue to be one of the targets of new construction and second-home owners.


County Opposes State Waste Surcharge
Watauga County residents may end up paying $130,000 a year to clean up landfills in other counties.



Historic Authenticity Versus Modern Day Security
When the mission at hand is immersing visitors
in the experience of life in a bygone era,
even a brief glimpse of a little modern technology
can go a long way toward spoiling the fun.



Planning Commission Approves Zoning Text Amendments
The Boone Area Planning Commission recommended approval
for two zoning text amendments featured at the town’s March 8
special public hearing.


Town Reconsiders Conditional Zoning Districts
The Boone Town Council reconsidered its stance on conditional
zoning districts, canceling two meetings on the matter scheduled
for Monday, March 19.


COMMUNITY


Friendship Club And Foster Children –
A Winning Combination

They once represented the John Barden Golden K Kiwanis Club, but after its dissolution, five of its senior female members continued meeting and began calling
themselves “The Friendship Club of Boone.”


Kiwanis Holds Annual Pancake Breakfast
Boone Kiwanis will be holding their 22nd Annual Pancake Breakfast in the cafeteria of Watauga High School on Saturday in conjunction with a silent auction supporting Mountain Alliance to be in the gymnasium.



Inn At Crestwood Plans New Restaurant, Additions

As Sirius sets below the horizon, a new restaurant
will rise at the Crestwood Resort and Spa.



Features

One “Wish Kid” Goes The Extra Mile For Another
Something Stronger Than Cancer Connects JT and Cody
>>FULL STORY

Local Family Business Featured In Magazines
Fleetwood’s Ken Sevensky
Transforms Salvaged Wood
Into Storied Treasures
>>FULL STORY


High Country Women
Take Back The Night

The women of the High Country
are being beckoned to
Take Back The Night.
>>FULL STORY

Elk Motel Lends
Helping Hand

The following is part one of a two-part series about the Elk Motel and its owner, Floyd “Dipper” Garrison.
>>FULL STORY






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