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Improving the Appearance of Boone, Feb. 24

Feb. 20, 2012. BOONE — The Town of Boone is sponsoring a “Lunch & Learn” to share with citizens what is being done to improve the over-all appearance of Boone. Citizens are also encouraged to make suggestions at the luncheon.

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Candlelight Vigil at Watsonatta Friday Evening

Feb. 17, 2012. BOONE, NC — The High Country has been gripped in recent weeks by the unfortunate story of Watauga County native Dara L. Watson’s disappearance. A candlelight vigil is scheduled to be held for her at 7 p.m. tonight at Watsonatta Western World in downtown Boone.

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Annual ‘Report to the People’ Luncheon

Feb. 17, 2012. BOONE — The Watauga County Center of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service will present its annual “Report to the People” luncheon on Tuesday, March 6, at 11:45 a.m. at the Agricultural Conference Center in Boone.

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United Way Hosts Second Annual ‘Big Pig Kiss Off’

Feb. 14, 2012. BOONE — Prominent figures from around the High Country puckered up on Tuesday, Feb. 14, for the second annual “Big Pig Kiss Off” at the Wells Fargo bank in Boone. Participants were surprised, however, when they discovered they would be kissing a stuffed animal instead of a slobbering hog.
BY PAUL T. CHOATE

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Haircut 101 Holds Annual ‘Hot Lips Contest’

Feb. 14, 2012. BOONE — Who has the hottest lips in town? The results are in! Local salon Haircut 101 took submissions of the hottest lips – imprints in lipstick on doilies – recently and the lips were judged by our own Ken Ketchie, editor, on Valentine’s Day.
BY PAUL T. CHOATE

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