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July 26, 2007 EDITION
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bullet Walking Program For Cancer Survivors Offered
Cancer survivors and their families and friends are invited to participate in “Walk with Us,” sponsored by the Be Active-Appalachian Partnership with support from the Cancer Resource Alliance of the Seby Jones Regional Cancer Center

bullet Rainbow Center Expands Outreach
A year has passed since the Grand Opening of the Kulynych Family Life Center and Rainbow Center – Children & Family Services (RCCFS) has been in full swing ever since.

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Emergency Numbers On ICE
Officials Urge Use Of New Wireless Code

Town Receives Monthly Water Use Report
Condition: wet. The Boone Town Council received its monthly
water use status report, indicating there are
16,222 gallons per day remaining for allotment in 2007.

Rainbow Center Now Offers Bridges Foster Care Program
Rainbow Center – Children & Family Services (RCCFS) is now licensed to provide Family and Therapeutic Foster Care to children in need of an alternative home.

Farmers Plan Meeting With Elected Officials
Local farmers from both Avery and Watauga counties are invited to attend a very important meeting to be held in the Haywood County Agricultural Service Center on Monday, July 30, 2007 beginning at 10 a.m.

Wilson Files For Mayor’s Seat
Up to the final day of filing for the 2007 Watauga County municipal elections, it looked as though Boone Mayor Loretta Clawson would run unopposed.

Commissioners Express Support For Elk Motel
The county commissioners made a conditional commitment to sewer lines that could help the beleaguered Elk Motel stay in business.

Boone Visitor Center To Stay Put
A General Assembly action all but assures the
current visitor center in Boone will remain at its present location for the long haul.

Town Takes U-Turn On U-1 Zoning
The Boone Town Council took a U-turn on U-1 zoning, at least until council members can meet with Appalachian State University officials to discuss the matter at length.

Hospitality House Experiencing Increasing Needs
Homelessness is on the rise in the High Country.

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Blazing Saddles Fundraiser Tickets On Sale Now
Tickets for Blazing Saddles’ raffle fundraiser are now on sale, but they are going quickly.


Community Leaders Join ARHS Foundation Board
Appalachian Regional Healthcare Foundation recently invited Tom Dale, Director of Golf at the Linville Golf Club, and Missy Harrill, consultant to the vacation rental trade, to join ten other community leaders as members of its 2007 Board of Directors.


ASU Students Participate In Oral History Project
Jennifer Cohen-Jordan and Leila Weinstein spent part of their summer in Plains, Ga., to conduct an oral history project for the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site (JCNHS) located there.

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Fish Fry Is Community Tradition
For more than 20 years, the Mountaineer Ruritan hasn’t needed any special bait other than a good recipe for flounder and fellowship to lure in customers to its monthly fish fry.


Local Film Takes Flight
If you want to find your way to Hollywood stardom, you may want to start with a backache.


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A Field Of Winners
Grandfather Events produced some great winners.

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