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HEALTH ISSUES
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THIS IS TRUE
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updated daily.




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POSTED APRIL 5, 2007
NEWS
T W E E T S I E
Stays On Track





Dishing It Out
Stand alone photo




Joys from the Attic

Watauga Arts Council to Hold Giant Attic Sale



Court District Division Under Consideration
Sen. Joe Sam Queen’s bill to divide the five-county 24th Prosecutorial District is just one of a number of similar bills either currently on the table or recently passed into law.



OASIS Receives Grant For
Rape/Sexual Assault Prevention

New Coordinator Hired To Implement Program



County Unemployment Rate Increases
Watauga County’s unemployment rate jumped in January, following suit with nearly all North Carolina counties.


Conservation Effort Angles For Trout

A native fish is getting a closer look through a broad conservation effort.


Fundraiser Planned For Elk Motel
Call it a charitable cause for a charitable man.


Goss Supports Financial Aid Bill
A state bill supported by Sen. Steve Goss (D-45th)
would boost funding for need-based university scholarships
and expand tax-free college savings programs.


Indoor Smoking Vote Postponed
A legislative vote to ban indoor smoking in public places has been postponed for at least a week.



Policy For Outside Agency Funding Changes
The town of Boone’s policy for outside agency funding
has grown a bit more selective.


County Discusses Roads And Child Care
The commissioners pushed for road improvements connected with the new high school during Monday’s regular meeting, and also discussed a shortage of child care centers.


Trustees Learn Of N.C. Teacher Shortage
The Appalachian State University Board of Trustees learned a lesson in teacher education at last Friday’s regular meeting.


COMMUNITY


Wine To Water Plans April 24 Event
Wine To Water, a nonprofit working to set up clean water and sanitation systems in developing countries, will be having their first event in the area April 24 at Bistro Roca, located on 143 Wonderland Trail in Blowing Rock.



Building Walls, Building Community

For David Damour, building a rock wall is
not about heavy lifting.




Students See Impact Of Tobacco Firsthand

“I’ve never seen our students pay such close attention to anyone!” was the comment heard from teachers at Parkway, Green Valley, and Watauga High School.


Features

Special Olympic Athletes
Learn Kung Fu

Special Olympics of
Watauga County has recently
added yet another learning
and training opportunity for
the athletes they serve.
>>FULL STORY

Security In A Blanket
Goes The Extra Mile

Linus Blankets Find Way
To Boone Police Cruisers
>>FULL STORY

It’s A Crime To Miss
Sqrambled Scuares

This Week’s Episode
Benefits Crimestoppers
>>FULL STORY


Bottled Water Springs
Forth In High Country

If success could be bottled,
chances are it would taste
pretty darn good.
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J And B Trout Lake To Open April 12

Fishing Fun For All Ages



Something Fishy Going on in Blowing Rock
28th Annual Trout Derby Hits Streams and Lakes this Weekend


Kids Needed for Soccer Tournament
Elementary Students to Carry Flags For International Players

 



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