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Yesterday | Watauga Democrat

Third annual Energy Summit...

Representatives from the 17 University of North Carolina system campuses and several private institutions in the Carolinas on Monday will converge upon Boone for the third annual Appalachian Energy Summit hosted by Appalachian State University.

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Related Topix: Boone, NC, Oberlin College, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, George Washington University

Thu Jul 24, 2014

New York Post

Stay at home dad: - Other men are envious of me'

I know I tend to talk about mothers a lot. I'm all "moms" this and "moms" that. Even the name of my column, "Motherland," would indicate a somewhat exclusive focus on moms.

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Burlington Times News

With GrayMatter, music runs in the family

Music to this band is a "Gray" matter. The Gray family - Bev Gray Gude and her brothers, Brad and Barry, grew up in Burlington and recall that "there was a lot of singing in our house."

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Related Topix: Burlington, NC, Mebane, NC, Alamance County, NC

Watauga Democrat

Elections board upholds previous one-stop plan

In a two to one vote, the Watauga County Board of Elections voted to uphold the same one-stop implementation plan the board adopted for the May primary for the general election in November.

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Related Topix: Watauga County, NC, Blowing Rock, NC, Deep Gap, NC, Boone, NC, Linville-Falls, NC

Wed Jul 23, 2014

City Paper

River Whyless at Gypsy Sally's: Saturday, July 26

Many modern country-folk acts like to craft their twang-tinged tracks from cramped Brooklyn apartments or open-mic nights on Nashville's Music Row, but Asheville, N.C., quartet River Whyless makes music straight from the hills of North Carolina.

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Related Topix: Asheville, NC, Boone, NC

Chattanoogan.com

Project Director Zach Atchley Elevated To Assistant Executive Director For Mark Making

Zach Atchley, has been elevated to the position of assistant executive director.

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Related Topix: University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN

LiveScience

Trees: Unlikely Culprits in Ozone Pollution

Pollution from forests? As this map shows, trees do emit compounds that can worsen ozone and increase aerosols in the atmosphere.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Cybergrass

Travis Frye and Blue Mountain are 'Living In A Moment'

Kindred Records is proud to announce the release of "Living In A Moment" by North Carolina based bluegrass group Travis Frye and Blue Mountain.

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Related Topix: Lefty Frizzell, Country, Cowboy Copas, Blue Ridge Parkway, US National Parks

Watauga Democrat

ASU student interns with White House

While many students and recent grads use the summertime to relax, for one Appalachian State University student the summer will be spent working at the White House.

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Related Topix: Watauga County, NC, Blowing Rock, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Brower, Hurd earn scholarships

Isabella Brower and Alexis Hurd are recipients of Onlsow County Crime Stoppers Scholarships for 2014.

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Related Topix: Prison, University of North Carolina Pembroke, North Carolina, Education Etc.

Watauga Democrat

Hospitality House launched thrift shop project

Located at 182 Boone Heights Drive, this unique shopping experience will open its doors on Friday July 25 and Saturday July 26 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sunday, July 27 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. This three-year project is a collaboration of Hospitality House, Appalachian State University's ACT Program and North Carolina Campus Compact.

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Related Topix: Watauga County, NC

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Watauga Democrat

Lovins to deliver keynote lecture at Energy Summit July 28

The public is invited to attend the opening session of the third annual Appalachian Energy Summit July 28 at Appalachian State University.

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Related Topix: Oberlin College

Jefferson Post Online Edition

Ashe County Board of Education race set for November

November is over three months away, but the results of this year's Ashe County Board of Education election is already a foregone conclusion.

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Related Topix: Ashe County, NC

Lincoln Times-News

Branch ~ Payseur Engagement

Kenny and Denise Long of Lincolnton announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelsey Leigh Branch of Lincolnton to Daniel Keith Payseur of Lowell.

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Related Topix: Lincolnton, NC

Watauga Democrat

Governor appoints new NC poet laureate

N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory has appointed Valerie Macon as the poet laureate of North Carolina.

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Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors, North Carolina, Meredith College, Raleigh, NC

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Mountain Times

A Chat with David Watson

David Watson, brother of the late Doc Watson, is a regular fixture at the Doc & Rosa Lee Watson MusicFest 'n Sugar Grove.

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Related Topix: Buck, Ska, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Bluegrass, Music, Entertainment

The Mountain Times

TWENTY' at the Turchin

'The Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living II' by Matthew Hindley Image courtesy of BRUNDYN+, Cape Town Need a reason to visit the Turchin Center? Here's "TWENTY."

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Related Topix: Travel, South Africa Travel, Cape Town, South Africa Travel, World News, South Africa, Africa Travel, Africa, Africa, South Africa Travel

USA Today

College students challenge North Carolina voting law

Chris Brook, the Legal Director of the North Carolina ACLU, speaks to members of the media during the first day of a hearing challenging North Carolina's new voting law on July 7, 2014 in Winston-Salem, N.C. Starting in 2016, students in North Carolina will have to present a photo ID to vote.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, ACLU, Winston-Salem, NC, Salem, NC

Independent Weekly

Opinion: McCrory's mean joke, a poet laureate who's barely a poet

Who the hell is Valerie Macon? That's what poets in North Carolina are asking this week after Gov. Pat McCrory bypassed the established process for choosing the state's poet laureate and appointed the unknown, inexperienced Macon to the post for the next two years.

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Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors, Arts, Poetry, Fuquay Varina, NC, Life, Veteran Affairs, Opinion

Lincoln Times-News

WLHS welcomes new band director

West Lincoln High School students will welcome a fresh face to their band department this fall.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

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