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March 6, 2008 EDITION
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bullet Health Dept. delivers annual prognosis
Appalachian District Health Department director Danny Staley gave the Watauga County commissioners an annual report Monday

bullet March is Red Cross Month in Boone


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Let the Games Begin
Election filing ends, race starts
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Watauga Republicans host convention
The Watauga County Republican Party held its convention Saturday in Boone



The Reality of Realty
With national housing start-ups reaching their lowest level in more than
a decade and home sales declining, the local market is seasonally cool but not in hibernation.


Extension reports to the people
The local branch of the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service
delivered its “Report to the People” Monday.


Let the Games Begin
Election filing ends, race starts



Saving the Past for the Future
ASU Library digitizes documents, photos and recordings



Burning ban lifted
The statewide burning ban was lifted as of noon Saturday, March 1.


Commissioners weigh bond packages
During their regular meeting on Monday, the Watauga County commissioners reviewed a variety of bond packages to borrow $70 million to build a new high school.

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March events check into Watauga Library
The Watauga County Public Library will be offering events for
patrons of all ages and wide-ranging interests this month.



AF Bank donates office space to Appalachian Women’s Fund
The Appalachian Women’s Fund has a new home thanks to
the generosity of AF Bank and Insurance in Boone.


State parks extend hours for DST
State parks will take advantage of a change in daylight-saving time by extending their operating hours in the spring and fall, according to the N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation.


Salvation Army announces grand opening of new store in Boone
Ribbon cutting, free food at Saturday’s event



WCCF hosts NCCF president
About 50 guests feasted on a Leap Year-themed dinner at the Watauga County Community Foundation’s gathering on Feb. 23 at the Broyhill Inn & Conference Center.

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Old Watauga

County’s average age increases


Leap-Year Baby
Archie Clawson leaps through another birthday


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