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bullet Participants sought for health study at ASU
Appalachian State University researchers are investigating the health benefits of quercetin, a substance that reduces illness and helps maintain mental performance.

bullet Area Red Cross office responds to CPR changes
Recent headlines indicate that “mouth-to-mouth” resuscitation may no longer be necessary in certain situations and that compression-only CPR

bullet A Proclamation Fit for Boone
May is ‘National Exercise is Medicine Month’


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National Volunteer Week is April 27–May 3
It is National Volunteer Week – a time to recognize volunteers and celebrate the spirit of volunteerism.


Vision Van rolls into Boone
High Country residents are invited to have their eyes examined for free,
when the Boone Area Lions Club hosts the Vision Van.


Sustainable farmers’ market opens in Todd
The little town of Todd has a new, week-day farmers’ market



Potent Potable Public Hearing
Hundreds turn out in response to liquor referendum




Officials retreat to Blowing Rock
Water is top issue on agenda




Mall ’grats
‘Business of the Year’ goes to H.L. Libby/Boone Mall




Carter, Hamby attend debate at ASU
Democratic candidates for the 5th District Congressional seat squared off for debate at the Belk Library on the Appalachian State University campus in Boone Monday.




Raising a Reader
Children’s Council, Smart Start host new program




National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy is May 7
Next Wednesday, May 7, is the National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy and the Adolescent Health Committee, a subcommittee of Watauga County Healthy Carolinians



Animal cruelty case resumes May 18
A crowd of supporters gathered in the second floor lobby of the
Watauga County courthouse Tuesday morning.



Sheriff warns skateboarders to be safe
With warm weather on the way, the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office
and officials of Watauga County Parks and Recreation


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GAL: A Voice for the Children
There is a need in North Carolina for volunteers to step forward
to claim a spot in the line of unsung heroes, aka Guardian ad Litems.



Motorcycle benefit to help cancer victim
A Saturday motorcycle ride to benefit a young cancer victim covered 51 miles
and raised thousands of dollars, as well as hope.



Doing the Math
Fred T. Foard High School wins CCC&TI math competition



Boone Service League hosted fashion show
The Boone Service League (BSL) held its annual spring fundraiser and fashion show at the Inn at Crestwood last Saturday, April 26.

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Postal Carriers Sponsor 16th Annual Food Drive

Local collection of goods will benefit High Country


Readings from Iraq

Iraq has dominated world headlines for years, but there’s more to the story than the war coverage.


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

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