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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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County junks high-tech garbage
Community Pride Week May 26-31



Extension offers low-impact living
The Watauga County Cooperative Extension Service is kicking off a series to
create a greener and more sustainable world.



Commissioners address veterans, animals, high school and water
The Watauga County Board of Commissioners received
updates on foster-care costs, veterans’ services and high school improvements



All Aboard?
County may help Tweetsie keep on chooglin’




Proposed county budget tops $60 million
While property taxes may remain at current levels, local residents could be
throwing more of their money in the trash in the coming fiscal year.



Mothers’ First Mother’s Day
Children’s Council offers resources for new moms



Formula 421
Council, DOT discuss highway project




Dainger-ous Mail
Historical society announces book release




High Country Women’s Fund paves way to success
Its members not only have a genuine interest and enthusiasm for successful outcomes



Meals on Wings
Angel Food now available at three Watauga churches

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POP Shoppe Saturday
High Country Women’s Fund, WAMY, Unique Boutique partner for special shopping day



Eggers honored by N.C. Bar Association
The North Carolina Bar Association, through the efforts of the Young Lawyers Division, held its annual observance of Law Day on Friday in Raleigh.



High Tea at the Meadowbrook
Today’s women can don dress, heels and hat and three hours later
be on a hiking trail in shorts, T shirt and boots.


Workshop for grown-ups benefits Children’s Playhouse
Here is a unique Mother’s Day present idea: Give that special mom two nights to nurture her own creativity and create a beautiful silk scarf she will enjoy for years to come.

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Young Poets Win Contest

Youth Services at Watauga County Public Library invited the area’s budding poets to submit their work to a poetry contest during the month of April.


Every Poster Counts

Area students win contest for Boone water conservation


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

High Country Senior Games May 17- June 8
Registration deadline May 14

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