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Local Man Talks About How Ultrascreen May Have Saved His Life

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County Has Five Suicides Already This Year

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Jessica Is Annie
She could almost be described as a typical sixth grader – she’s eleven years old, has lots of friends, loves to ride bikes and has learned to deal with braces and a big brother. Beyond that, she loves to act, sing, (including songs she’s written,) play guitar, and dream of Broadway.

Confronting Crisis
A North Carolina writer who has made confronting crisis a trademark in her writing will be the next featured author in Appalachian State’s Visiting Writers Series.

High Country Writers Host Tony Abbott

Talented Artists Needed For School Residency Program

New River Awareness Day On April 1

Fur, Fish'n Game Rendezvous Scheduled

VBS Clinic Scheduled At Friendship Baptist Churchon

Applications Available for Skyline Youth Programs


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Pretty In Pink
The Black and Gold Elite Dance Team is usually decked out in, well, black and gold. This week, however, the team will don new apparel as they compete this week in the Chick-fil-A Cheer & Dance Collegiate Championship in Daytona, Florida.

Odyssey Of The Mind Is Coming To Town!
Keeping the spotlight on education, the North Carolina Odyssey of the Mind State Finals are coming to Boone on Saturday, April 17.

Spring Into Spring
Permaculture workshop on Saturday.

Wiggling Worms Work Wonders With Waste
Wendy Patoprsty, a Watauga County natural resources agent with the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service, said the first part of the workshop will focus on how to create various types of outdoor piles or bins and their biology.

Seminar Provides Tips On Furniture Refurbishing
High Country residents can polish up on their furniture refurbishing skills this week.

Broyhill Inn Hosts Annual Salute To Chefs April 3
Once again the chefs of the High Country are gearing up for their annual fundraiser.

More Than 85 Prospective Students Visit Lees-McRae

Chamber Honors Six Local Employees For Practicing 'Outrageous Customer Service'

Guitar Fest Held April 1-4 at Appalachian

Nashville Star Contestants Get Reprieve


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Truffles Kicks Off New Exhibition Of Local Artwork
Various styles of work will be on display from local artists Joannie Bell, Martha Gimlin, Shirley Hampton, Raney Rogers and Susan Van Wyk. The work of these artists will be on display for a minimum of two months and there will always be something new to see.

WJ Lions Club Hosts Optometry Student
Powell shares a common goal with the local Lions Club to ensure all people have the best possible vision. Bring used glasses to Lions for others.

New Mural 'Wings And Things' Deemed Huge Success
Artists Earle Kluttz Thompson and Raines Thompson of Kluttz Thompson Designs of Raleigh led the project. The artists painted the outline of the mural on the wall and the painting started Friday and was finished up Sunday.

ACHS Math Team Participates In Technology Training

4-H WJ Short Stops, New Beginnings Hold Successful Fundraiser

Main Street Marketing To Give Away $1,000

Local Woman Promoted To Assistant Editor

Ashe County Motors Sponsors Customer Appreciation Day

New Beginnings To Hold Spring Craft Sale This Weekend

Dogwood Realtors Discuss Their Jobs



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