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Health Issues
• Don’t Play Around with Polyps!


Forces of Change

• Moving In: Watauga A Natural Beacon For All Comers

• Slope And Stream

• Mountain Dale Tales

• Project Will Track The People And Land Of Watauga County


Avery County



• Carter Joins Lees-McRae College as Director of Development for Major Gifts
Leslie J. Carter comes to Lees-McRae College with over nine years experience in higher education administration.

• Avery Native Serving In Iraq

A Century Old High Country Landmark Destroyed


• Museum’s Nature Art Gallery seeks artists for future exhibitions The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences is now selecting artists for the year 2004 and beyond.

• Local Author Donna Akers Warmuth Has Just Had A New Book Published, Images of America: Abingdon,Virginia

• LMC Educational Talent Search Student Wins Southeastern Region Scholarship


High Country Resident Earns Conservation Honor
The North Carolina Land Trust Council has recognized those who are dedicated to helping conservation initiatives in North Carolina. >>FULL STORY


WASU-FM Hosts 31st Birthday Bash at Geno’s
Down on the far left-hand side of the radio dial is a little station that has been bringing cutting edge music to the High Country for over three decades. >> FULL STORY


Stopping Time in Its Tracks
Tweetsie keeps the steam engine alive.

Events and Happenings

• Appalachian Stories & Songs Sunday
Folks in the Appalachian Mountains always have a story to tell or a song to sing.

• Mystery Writer Margaret Maron at Book Warehouse Saturday

• Authors The Focus At First High Country Book Fair

• Avery Heritage Fest 2003 Scheduled For Saturday June 7.


Delayed Harvest Creates Outstanding Fishing On The
Watauga River


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