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ASU: The ‘Pride and Trepidation’ of Boone; More ‘Anti-Annex Legislation’ Could Imbalance Future Relationship

Published Monday, July 16, 2012 at 12:00 pm
July 12, 2012. The Town of Boone and ASU haven't always had a good rapport, but the relationship has improved as both entities work closer together. As ASU expands - both in student enrollment and as a local landholder - and if the "anti-annexation" legislation trend continues, one official warns this "balanced" relationship may wilt. Read more...
BY JESSE WOOD
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Local Airman’s Body Returned to Boone; Convocation Center Preparing for Funeral, 1,000+ Attendees

Published Friday, July 13, 2012 at 3:31 pm
https://www.hcpress.com/?p=33489July 13, 2012. On Friday afternoon a practice run of the funeral procession for fallen airman Ryan David was held in the streets of downtown Boone. The Holmes Convocation Center will host David's funeral Saturday, July 14, at 2 p.m. and is preparing for over 1,000 attendees, including Gov. Bev Perdue. Read more...
BY ETHAN WOODHOUSE
Photo by Paul T. Choate
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WHS Graduation Ceremonies Held at Convocation Center; Congratulations to the 2012 Pioneers Class!

Published Saturday, May 26, 2012 at 3:01 pm
https://www.hcpress.com/?p=26020May 26, 2012. On Saturday, May 26, Watauga High School held graduation ceremonies at the George M. Holmes Convocation Center on the campus of Appalachian State University. 311 WHS students graduated with the class of 2012. The graduation class was headed by valedictorian, Margaret Anagnos, and salutatorian, Jessica Dagher. Congratulations to the all the Pioneers class of 2012. Your years of hard work and dedication have paid off! You made it! See a photo gallery or view our preview article from May 23 about the ceremonies.
Photo by Ken Ketchie
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Appalachian State Spring Commencement Ceremonies Held May 11 to 13 at Holmes Convocation Center

Published Friday, May 11, 2012 at 9:30 am
May 11, 2012. May commencement ceremonies will be held May 11-13 at Appalachian State University. Individual ceremonies will be held for each of the university’s seven colleges and schools. Read more...
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