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Archive for April, 2000

Retirement Failure Becomes Entrepreneurial Success

tanger.jpgBy Jane Nicholson BOONE–Stanley K. Tanger failed at retirement. But the entrepreneur has succeeded at real estate development, quite handily.

Match Personal/Corporate Ethics, Panel Advises

By Jane Nicholson

BOONE–Today’s job seekers should learn all they can about a company’s ethical standards before accepting an employment offer.

Tweetise Railroad History Presented at Library Friends Event

BOONE–The history of Tweetsie Railroad will be presented by R. Randolph Stevens May 1 at 4 p.m. at Chetola Resort in Blowing Rock.

Student Excels in Chemistry, Wins National Goldwater Award

tammy.jpgBOONE–A black belt isn’t required to be a chemist, but for one Appalachian State University junior science is a fighting matter.

Jazz Vocal Ensemble Performs April 20

BOONE–The Jazz Vocal Ensemble at Appalachian State University will perform April 20 at 8 p.m. Rosen Concert Hall.

Birth Through Kindergarten Programs are Investment in Children’s Future

By Jessica Wilson

BOONE–Society is placing more importance on childhood development programs. As a result, more opportunities are being created for the birth-kindergarten professional.

Allen Kindt Performs on “Appalachian Perspective”

kindt.jpgBOONE–Pianist Allen Kindt performs Czech dances and a Chopin “Polonaise” on the latest episode of “Appalachian Perspective,” the cable television program of Appalachian State University.

Sustainable Development Awards Presented to Local Residents and Student Organization

BOONE–Miles Tager, Peggy Setzer, Kelly Vanderberg and the Appalachian State University Solar Energy Society will be honored for their support of sustainable development during ceremonies April 19 at the university.

Appalachian Young People’s Theatre presents Appalachian Echoes April 28-30

theater.jpgBOONE–Stories about growing up in the Appalachian Mountains have been transformed into the stage production “Appalachian Echoes” presented by the Appalachian Young People’s Theatre.