Watauga County Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Welcome Home, ThriftiqueRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2014 | The Mountain Times

    Watauga County has its fair share of thrift stores, but a new gently used retail location in Boone will take a special interest in giving employees a fresh start in life, while instilling in them the value of a dollar.

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  2. Pinwheel gardens grow to raise awareness of child neglect, abuseRead the original story

    May 22, 2014 | The Mountain Times

    ... neglect and abuse toward children. In recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month, the Children's Council of Watauga County will join thousands of communities throughout the state and nation in making pinwheel gardens. More than 400 pinwheels will ...

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  3. Meet LililuRead the original story

    May 22, 2014 | The Mountain Times

    ... be in the High Country. On May 10, Lililu participated in a fashion show supporting the Children's Council of Watauga County. Meggan Knight, on the council's board of directors, said the fashion show was a Mother's Day event to celebrate mothers and ...

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  4. Watauga Parks and Rec offers summer campsRead the original story

    May 22, 2014 | The Mountain Times

    Are your kids bored in the summer? Then they must not live in the High Country. Starting in June, Watauga County Parks and Recreation is offering two summer camps for young fun-seekers and adventurers alike.

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  5. The War to End All WarsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2014 | The Mountain Times

    ... obsolete on the battlefield. Photo courtesy of the National Library of Scotland About 10 years ago, the Watauga County Library hosted a program called "Tea and Tales." Each month, speakers would speak on a different topic, and the audience was ...

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  6. Ersal Presnell CoffeyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2014 | Watauga Democrat

    ... Thursday morning, May 22, 2014, at Life Care Center of Banner Elk. Mrs. Coffey was born Jan. 22, 1916, in Watauga County, a daughter of the late Willard Grayson Presnell and Louisa Mast Presnell. She was a retired manager for Newton's Department ...

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  7. A Year of ArtSpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2014 | The Mountain Times

    This June, the Blue Ridge ArtSpace can have its cake and eat it, too. On June 7, the Watauga County Arts Council will celebrate one year in its Shadowline Drive location with an arts festival, featuring live music, arts activities, refreshments aplenty and a cake raffle.

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  8. The Rev. Harold F. DannerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2014 | Watauga Democrat

    ... Tuesday morning, May 20, 2014, at the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem. Born Aug. 27, 1942 in Watauga County, he was a son of the late Oscar Grady Danner Sr. and Addie Pearl Presnell Danner. The Rev. Danner pastored a number of ...

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  9. Motorcyclist killed Tuesday eveningRead the original story

    May 21, 2014 | Watauga Democrat

    A motorcyclist was killed Tuesday evening after a vehicle in the other lane apparently swerved into the path of four motorcyclists traveling together in the Cove Creek section of Watauga County. 1 comment

  10. The House of the Spirits: Threatening Letters, ACLU Rally, Final Vote ...Read the original story

    Feb 26, 2014 | Pages turned

    ... inclusion in the classroom, and by the time I got wind of the controversy in December (When I thought of Watauga County last fall, it was only because of attempts to suppress the college vote by moving the campus precinct to an inconvenient ...

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  11. 'Save the New River' group meets WednesdayRead the original story

    May 20, 2014 | Watauga Democrat

    A group calling itself Save the New River will hold an organizational meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday to form a new nonprofit to fight the town of Boone's water intake project.

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  12. Boone budget workshops set for JuneRead the original story

    May 20, 2014 | Watauga Democrat

    ... for trespassing. Also speaking during the public comment session was Steve Frank, vice president of the Watauga County Arts Council board. At issue is $208 the Arts Council says it is owed by the town from 2012, when the town paid half of the salary ...

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  13. Dorothy Tolbert PriceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2014 | Blowing Rocket

    ... away Saturday morning, May 17, 2014, at the Davant Rehab & Extended Care Facility. Born December 20, 1925, in Watauga County, she was a daughter of Lank and Irene Hartley Tolbert. Mrs. Price was a member of Central Baptist Church. Dorothy's love was ...

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  14. Program on multiple sclerosis at libraryRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | Watauga Democrat

    ... tools and options, a program on MS will be presented from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 20, at the Watauga County Public Library, 140 Queen St., Boone. The educational program is titled "Making Treatment & Lifestyle Decisions: Thinking ...

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  15. Our View: Drivers be awareRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | Watauga Democrat

    ... d on public roads. All local bicyclists are invited, regardless of skill level. The silent ride begins at the Watauga County Department of Social Services.

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  16. Judge puts halt to end tenure for NC teachersRead the original story

    May 17, 2014 | Watauga Democrat

    ... and will either receive one-, two- and four-year contracts. "We are pleased with the decision of the judge," Watauga County Schools Director of Human Resources Stephen Martin said. "This ruling is consistent with the resolution, which was adopted by ...

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  17. Shriners gatheringRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2014 | Watauga Democrat

    ... will also feature the Watauga High School Marching Pioneer Band, the WHS Junior ROTC, and members of the Watauga County National Guard unit, in addition to the Shriners' bands, floats and hundreds of miniature vehicles. "The Oasis Shriners have been ...

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  18. Whitaker named WCS teacher of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2014 | Watauga Democrat

    In a surprise visit to Watauga High School on Friday, WCS Interim Superintendent David Fonseca, Watauga County Board of Education member Barbara Kinsey, Watauga High School Principal Marshall Gasperson, Whitaker's husband Whit Whitaker, Human Resources Director Stephen Martin, and several additional representatives from the Watauga County Schools ... (more)

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  19. Home Builders to erect Habitat...Read the original story

    May 15, 2014 | Watauga Democrat

    The High Country Home Builders Association will partner with Watauga County Habitat for Humanity this week to complete a home in one month for a local family of five.

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  20. Our View: Open the booksRead the original story

    May 15, 2014 | Watauga Democrat

    ... receives public funding, often by contracting with the municipalities they serve for fire protection. From Watauga County, that funding in Todd is worth about $80,000 annually. From neighboring Ashe, which TVFD also touches, the county typically ...

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