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November 8, 2007 EDITION
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Smoky Mountain Center hosts Watauga drop-ins
Smoky Mountain Center will host an informal drop-in session to offer information on mental illness, substance abuse and developmental disabilities, as well as support opportunities in the community.

bullet Experts: MRSA stays away for now
A community-associated staph infection making the news has led to increased calls to the Watauga County Health Department, though no cases have been reported locally.

bulletSupport from Survivors
Alliance offers Breast Cancer Support Program

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Follow the LEEDer
New WHS may be first green school

AppalCART reports ridership up, new route down
AppalCART, Watauga County’s mass transit system, is gearing up for winter and also trying to boost ridership on some of its routes.

Watauga at the top of its class
Schools perform above state averages in N.C. School Report Cards

Burn ban burns on
There is no end in sight for the statewide burn ban.

Drought council:
Water supplies could be tapped out next year


Meals on Wheels Go East
County studies feasibility of eastern community center


The Report on Aging
The annual Watauga County Project on Aging report shows that while the county’s elderly population continues to grow, services are generally keeping pace with the demand.


Big Kmart is assessed big fines
The Big Kmart on Blowing Rock Road has paid $890 in civil penalties to the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ standards division for excessive price-scanning errors.


Boone Quarterly Public Hearing tonight
The public can expect appearance standards, affordable housing,
rain harvesting systems and more at this Thursday’s town
of Boone quarterly public hearing.



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Farm-City honors Watauga farmers, volunteers and more
Approximately 250 people were on hand Thursday evening to honor 52 years of Farm-City in Watauga County and to recognize those who have gone the extra mile in volunteer efforts during the past year.

WEF gives AEDs
Grant enhances school safety


LMC Holding Canned Food Drive
Month-Long Event to Benefit Avery County Families


Toney Award
ASU professor recognized


Laurelmor is Firewise
Ginn community announces designation
A tiny ember of an idea built into a bonfire
of planning to protect future homeowners.


Farm Family of the Year
Blake Brown family earns Farm-City top honors

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Uncle Bud - A True Friend of Red Cross

Retired Air Force major recalls role of organization during the war


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LMC Captures Conference Championship
Bobcats Now Eye National Title

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