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Editorial

Our View: A historic climb

Thumbs-up: to a mountain-sized slice of history revisited. The legacy of Andre Michaux was celebrated Sunday on Grandfather Mountain when the 18th century...
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Our View: Easter resonates

Editor's note: Each year, as we share our message of Easter, we note how little things have changed for millions of people living with no freedom -- here we...
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Our View: Local partnership crafts memories to last lifetime

Good preparation breeds success, but on Saturday, when the stakes were higher than that and preparing meant safeguarding dozens of Watauga High School...
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Our View: Heralds of spring

Thumbs-up: to shoring up the 24th Judicial District district attorney posting with the selection of former N.C. Supreme Court Justice Bob Orr. Orr's...
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Our View: Customers make mark of success

Especially in today's economic climate, there is no guarantee that a new or established business will achieve success. Indeed, statistics tell us that,...
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Our View: Go vote but first. ...

The May 6 primary is still nearly a month away, but your chance to participate ends Friday if you haven't registered to vote by that day.
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Our View: Helping hands reach near, far

Recognizing the efforts of Samaritan's Purse, the Boone-based international Christian relief organization, is easily done.
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Our View: Keep it filled

Hundreds of empty bowls were filled with food, fellowship and the spirit of charity during a recent fundraiser for the Hunger and Health Coalition. The...
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Our View: Community support

Thumbs-up: to law enforcement collaboration and keeping the streets safe. 
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Our View: Fighting fire with good stewardship

Tuesday's late brush with Old Man Winter may not indicate it, but spring fire season is about to arrive in the High Country. 
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Our View: Beyond No. 2

Watauga County's ranking as No. 2 in a survey designating the healthiest among the state's 100 counties comes as little surprise to those of us living in the...
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Our View: Revealing Boone's historical past

A significant portion of Boone's history has been buried for more than 160 years, and the time to act is now to ensure that it stays that way.
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Our View: Warm weather scammers spring into action

Spring has officially arrived in the High Country, but it didn't arrive alone. According to Boone Police Department, a number of scammers are now operating in...
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Our View: ASU forward

From group selfies to hobnobbing on campus with students, faculty, staff and the community, newly elected ASU Chancellor Sheri Noren Everts
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Our View: Make this house into a home

Gift registries as couples begin to build a life together are nothing new, but while a gift registry for a house is out of the ordinary, this one may actually...
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Our View: Mastering challenges

Thumbs-up: to challenging our high school students to be the best learners they can be. A new program, credit by mastery, will allow students who have mastered...
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Our View: Trading the old for the new

That Watauga County is proud of its mountain home was again evidenced as the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources released figures about...
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Our View: Above and beyond

The official bio for the announcement Monday of Jerry Moore's induction into the Southern Conference Hall of Fame begins like this: "The Southern Conference...
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Our View: Where there's goodwill, there's a way to help

From blood drives to fundraisers, many charities and nonprofit organizations in North Carolina have experienced a dismal winter
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Our View: Winter drains ARC

Thumbs-up: to nearly a dozen years of sound leadership at Hospitality House.
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