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June 14, 2007 EDITION
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bullet Free Workshop Will Feature De-Stressing, Re-Energizing Yoga Stretches
The next session of Blue Mountain Mondays is on the evening of June 18th with Standing Yoga/Office Yoga.

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Changes Revealed For New WHS

An intergovernmental retreat revealed a potential change in plans for the new
Watauga High School.

County Under Moderate Drought Conditions
Dry Conditions Continue Across The State

Boone PR Firm Receives National Recognition

Summit Focuses On Rural Economic Development
Rural public universities could be turning over a new leaf.

Board Of Ed. Votes On School Fees
The Watauga County Board of Education met for their monthly meeting Monday, June 11.

High Country Academy Plans To Open This Fall
New hope is coming to a portion of the child and adolescent population that Clayton Cone, COO of the Rainbow Center, said is currently under-served.

Banner House Museum Opens Its Doors

Grand Opening Celebration Scheduled For June 30

Sloop CAP/Avery Home Care Services Garners NC NOVA License

Newland Home Care Agency First To Receive License In The State

Boone Named As Bargain Retirement Spot
Boone has been named one of “10 Bargain Retirement Spots” by the U.S. News and World Report.

MerleFest 2007 Sets Economic Impact Record

Regional Impact Estimated at Over $17 Million

Study Shows Charter Schools Need Improvement

The N.C. Center for Public Policy Research (NCCPPR) released a study of charter schools last week finding that, statewide, charter schools need to improve.

Relay For Life Dinner Hosts Survivors
More than 400 cancer survivors gathered last week to celebrate life and hope at Relay for Life of Watauga County’s annual Cancer Survivor Dinner and Celebration, held at Greenway Baptist Church in Boone.

Todd Participates in HandMade in America’s Small Towns Annual Cluster Gathering

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Kay Reid Fulkerson Child Development Center Closing Soon, Leaving
Huge Void In Community

When the Kay Reid Fulkerson Child Development Center opened in Boone in the fall of 1998, it was an answer to prayer for many families in the area with special-needs children. When word came recently that the facility was closing, staff members and the families they currently serve began to experience joint feelings of despair.

The Lodges At Eagles Nest Hosts Father’s Day Celebration

Music, Contests And Prizes All Part Of Family Fun

Todd Community To Celebrate New Walking Trail And Summer
Music Series Saturday

The community of Todd will officially open its new walking trail in the Todd Historic District on Saturday, June 16, at 11 a.m. and will conduct a guided tour of the trail that winds among some 16 historic buildings and sites in “downtown” Todd.

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The Horrors Of Shopping
Screamies Opens On King Street

Loretta’s Vendetta Arrives On King Street
It was a period when feminism was on the rise and pet rocks were a hit, and who could forget the shag carpets and yellow flower wallpaper that were so common?

Deborah Kirksey Goes Beyond
“The Bad Dream”

Boone Woman Has Reasons To Relay


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