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10 acres for Boone water intake

Boone Mayor Loretta Clawson announced yesterday evening that the Town is purchasing ten acres along the New River for a raw-water intake.

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Offering "congraduations" “Both Saturday and Sunday it’s all about the students and their families.”  Full Story
Happy Arbor Day!

(Updated) It’s Arbor Day in Boone and that was cause for a celebration this morning.


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Tuesday to decide race

While 5th District Congressional candidate Roy Carter carried the primary Tuesday with 39,883 votes to Diane Hamby’s 39,352, Tuesday’s canvassing may switch things around.

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Wig Bank nationally recognized

The Wig Bank of Caldwell County has been recognized nationally with an Act of Caring Award.

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A Prize Winning Chair

An Appalachian State University student was recognized for a chair design this week.

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Sam Ervin discussed at luncheon

The Appalachian Pathways Luncheon Series turns to politics May 21 with a program presented by Appalachian State University history professor Dr. Karl Campbell.

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Facebook adds safeguards

Thanks, in part, to efforts by North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper, social networking site Facebook is adding more than 40 new safeguards to protect young users from sexual predators and cyber-bullying.

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Illegals in Community Colleges

Governor Mike Easley told officials yesterday that community colleges should stick to a policy of admitting all eligible illegal immigrants.

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Tornado Watch in EffectA tornado watch is in effect for Watauga, Ashe and Wilkes counties until 1 a.m. Full Story
ASU Sergeant named Law Enforcement Officer of the Year

Boone Optimist Club has named an Appalachian State University Police sergeant Watauga County Law Enforcement Officer of the Year.


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A comment from North Carolina's Democratic Chair

The following is a statement released by Jerry Meek, Chair of the North Carolina Democratic Party, in regards to Tuesday's Primary. It does not necessarily reflect the views of Aisling Broadcasting or its advertisers.


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And the crowd commences

Brace yourself for a crowd in Boone this weekend: It’s Commencement time at Appalachian State University.

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Sigmon promises no endorsements

Incumbent 10th District Republican Representative Patrick McHenry may have secured his bid to keep his seat, but he didn’t secure an endorsement from his challenger, Lance Sigmon.

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Second graders to celebrate trees

Tomorrow marks Boone’s annual Arbor Day celebration at Daniel Boone Gardens. Town officials expect to have company.

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Pit bulls face Euthanasia

The majority of nearly 80 pit bull terriers confiscated by Caldwell County Animal Control face euthanasia, authorities say.

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"Wait is hard on anybody," Seven Devils Shooting: Still waiting

An inquiry into a January 9th officer-involved shooting is still awaiting autopsy results, officials say.

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Tax collections up statewide

Officials said yesterday that April tax collections have produced more revenue than expected for North Carolina.

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Perdue nails endorsement, looks ahead

Canvassing hasn’t even taken place yet and already gubernatorial candidates are looking ahead to November elections.

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