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YMCA of Avery County Wellness Center Prepares
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bullet Participants Sought For Study On Children And Weight Loss

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POSTED MARCH 29, 2007
NEWS


New 4-H
Livestock Club
Learns
The Ropes


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Pet Food Recall Affects High Country
Local Veterinarians Advise Dry Food Or
Home-Cooked Meals


Town Says “Take A Walk”
Walkability Audit Planned For April 21



Graffiti Vandalism On Rise In County
Gangs have yet to make a verifiable appearance in Boone, or anywhere in Watauga County so far.


Endangered Bats Found At Grandfather Mountain
An endangered bat species is feathering its nest at Grandfather Mountain in anticipation of warm weather. Well, perhaps not literally.




Grave Sites Discovered On New High School Property
An archeologist's survey suggests that 19 grave sites rest on property Watauga County bought as the site for a new
high school.

Nursing A New Course Of Study
Appalachian State University is nursing a new curriculum to meet a need of the state.

Elk Motel Could Go Down The Drain
The following is part two of a two-part series on the Elk Motel and its owner, Floyd “Dipper” Garrison.

Rondinaro Signs Off
Anchorman Accepts Position In Wilmington

Jones House Rates Increase
Can a price be placed on community?

At Your Service!

Bottle Bill Proposes 10-Cent Deposit Fee
A bill co-sponsored by Sen. Steve Goss (D-45th) would place a 10-cent deposit fee on all bottles and cans sold in the state.


COMMUNITY


Healthy Start Program Receives Generous Donation
Blowing Rock Rotary Keeps Program Afloat For Another Year


More Than “Just Another Day” For High Country United Way
Day Of Caring – A Community Outreach


Chamber Serves Up Lunch And Learn
Low-impact development was the topic du jour at last Monday’s Boone Area Chamber of Commerce Lunch & Learn.


Features

Life Coach Helps Others Reach Potential
She doesn’t exactly stand around in nylon shorts blowing into a whistle, but Jean DeHart is a self-described coach.

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Wish Kids Part II
–Make A Wish Foundation Makes A Difference In High Country

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Local Teen Featured On Cover Of Novel
Cody McGuire And His Banjo Return To The Spotlight

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March of Dimes Mission Family Shares Story Of Heartbreak, Healing And Hope

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Addie Clawson Featured In Smithsonian Exhibit
A notable Boone figure will be featured in a Smithsonian exhibit as part of Women’s History Month.

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