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August 23, 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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ASU Back In Session, Law Enforcement Urges Safety


A Flock of Students
ASU Back in Session, Law Enforcement Urges Safetyelections.


The Myth of Fingerprints
New Senate Bill Requires Fingerprinting for DWIs

A Flood of Information
FEMA Grants State $4 million For Flood Maps


Drought Conditions Reduce North Carolina Yields

School System Imposes New Security Regulations
With the start of the school year, Watauga County
Schools has tightened its visitors policy at local schools.


Plates Paying Dividends For Preservation Partners
Blue Ridge Rural Land Trust and Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation Team Up for Parkway Protection

Elk Motel Still Endangered
Owner To Meet With Town And County Officials

Drought Sparks Burning Ban
Continued dry conditions have sparked a statewide burning ban.

Slain Soldier Has Watauga Ties
A soldier with local ties was reported as one of the latest casualty of the Iraq War Friday.

Commissioners Request Bridge Improvement From State
The Watauga County commissioners are asking the state to make a
bridge on N.C. 105 near Valle Crucis safer.

Software: 911
County Approves Software Purchase For 911 Centers

Downtown Police Presence To Increase
The streets of downtown Boone may become safer.

Council OKs Zoning Text Amendments
In summing up a couple action items at last Thursday’s Boone Town Council meeting, one could say the council dabbled in some “light rezoning.”

The War at Home Reports 5th District Spent $950 Million in Iraq

Town And Gown May Share Water
Boone And University Officials Nearing Agreement On Water Interconnection

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Watauga Library Mini Book Sale Starts Friday
The Friends of Watauga County Library are setting up for their annual end-of-summer mini book sale.


A Family Partnership
YMCA, Grandfather Mountain Team Up For Family Fun


Wanna Be Part Of Woolly Worm?
Volunteers, Vendors Still Needed For October Festival


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In The Doghouse
Humane Society and Westglow Unveil “Westgrowl”


A Vegetarian's Farewell
Editor Kim Johnson Leaving The Mountain Times This Week


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Donations FromYonahlossee Tournament Continue To Build For Habitat

The 15th Annual Senior Invitational Tennis Tournament presented by Gladys Hackworth was held during the last week of July at Yonahlossee Racquet Club

Batter Up!
Major League Baseball Player Visits Watauga County

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