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March 20, 2008 EDITION
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bullet HHC observes National Nutrition Month
Nutrition fair will offer information, demonstrations

bullet March is Red Cross Month in Boone


Approximately 71% of all newspapers are recovered for recycling. Over a third goes back into making more newsprint. The remainder is used to make paperboard, tissue, insulation or is exported. Give your newspaper a new life - recycle it!


To everything there is a season.


The IRS needs your help
 Starting in May, economic stimulus payments of up to $600 for individuals
($1,200 for married couples) will be issued by the IRS based on 2007 tax returns.


Still on the Air
Area radio stations will have new owner


Boone: Better Known as Tree City USA
Boone likes trees.The National Arbor Day Foundation likes cities that like trees.



MTN unaffected by digital conversion
Local television station MTN says it is prepared for the transition to digital broadcasting, but some consumers will need to select converter boxes that will carry analog signals.



School board mulls out-of-county tuition
The prospect of tuition for out-of-county students attending
Watauga County schools has been the topic of much debate in the past few months.


Town, ASU discuss master plans
What’s better than a master plan?


The $60 Million High School
Commissioners, school board receive contract bids

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Mountain Alliance hosts Youth Service Day
Mountain Alliance members will be taking the organization’s
commitment to service countywide next month



Funds on the Rise
Panera donates to OASIS



Making Room for the Appalachian Family
Trustees move to increase on-campus housing


High Country Farmers’ Market grows in Boone
A new farmers’ market is blossoming in Boone.


Giving Kids a Head Start
Intermountain Head Start is currently recruiting preschool children

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Blowing Rock nightspot featured on Public Television

UNC-TV’s North Carolina Weekend films
at Canyons Saturday


Fraser and Haas hit the High Country

Celebrate Scottish Heritage Month in North Carolina by enjoying one of Scotland’s true musical masters.


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Ski Report



Introducing ‘A Cool 5’
Beech Mountain race to serve as fundraiser


Soccer tournament at ASU celebrates diversity
The 2nd Annual People of the Planet Soccer Tournament at Appalachian State
University on Sunday, April 7


Cobb discusses student-athletes on ‘Appalachian Perspective’
Appalachian State University athletics director Charlie Cobb says successful teams do more than strengthen pride in the Mountaineers and Appalachian State University.

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