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August 16, 2007 EDITION
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bullet Blood And Platelet Donors Can Win In August
Giving blood is a worthwhile thing to do at any time during the year, but give blood or platelets this August and you could just walk away with a shopping spree as part of the Give a Little – Buy a Lot promotion.

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Webworms “Back In Bulk” In Watauga’s Trees


An Adventurous Town
Boone Makes National Geographic List



New Flood Plain Maps Make A Splash
New flood-plain maps could affect both flood insurance rates and how some property can be developed.


Hole In None
Seven Devils Board Nixes Hawksnest SUP

Board Of Ed. Kicks Off New School Year
The Watauga Board of Education met Monday night for their monthly meeting.

Boone Planners Green-Light Lighting Regs
The Boone Area Planning Commission gave the green light
to new lighting regulations for sports fields and parking areas.

Town Council Meets Tonight
The Boone Town Council faces a loaded agenda at its regular meeting Thursday, Aug. 16.

Jones House Looking for Fencers
Request for Public Art Proposal to Protect Sugar Maples Offers $10,000

Watauga County Purchases New Fingerprint Scanner
Arrives In Time For New Senate Bill

Thank You For Not Smoking
Volunteer Study Measures Restaurant Air Quality

Passports Travel To New Location
Watauga County’s passport office will soon emigrate from
the courthouse to the county-operated license plate agency.

The Quest For Knowledge Dedication Held On Aug. 9
Community members, elected officials, staff and students gathered in the Carol Grotnes Belk Library and Information Commons


PAC Backs Four Candidates In Boone Council Race
A non-partisan political action committee has formed in hopes of influencing town of Boone elections.

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NASCAR Driver Helps Humane Society


Women’s Fund Mends Broken Lives
According to the Centers of Disease Control, domestic
violence is a serious, preventable health problem, which affects
more than 32 million Americans.


Black and Gold Returns to ASU Campus
As alumni and friends of Appalachian State University stroll the campus, they may have noticed something missing—the school’s colors of black and gold.


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Community Garden Benefit Planned for August 26
To everything there is a season.
A time to plant, a time to reap, and a time to raise funds.
The Leola Street Community Garden will host its second annual fund-raiser festival Aug. 26, also raising awareness for local food and sustainable agriculture.


Pakistani Fulbright Scholars Visit High Country
From biology lectures to Grandfather Mountain to fried okra, a group of Pakistani Fulbright scholars are learning American teaching techniques with a touch of Southern hospitality.


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Red Tail Mountain Partners With Troon Golf
RedTail Mountain Golf Club, located in Mountain City, Tenn has entered into a partnership with Troon Golf,® the leader in upscale golf course management. .

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