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Avery County

POSTED MAY 15, 2003   


• High Country Citizens Joining, Forming Sustainable Communities Network
Each year as the High Country continues to grow, so too does the topic of growth, with more citizens and groups involved in searching for the balance between development and preservation.

• Joys Of The Open Road
Commuters, Businesses Revving Up And Down 321

• 150 Students Graduate From Lees-McRae College
150 students graduated from Lees-McRae College, Saturday, May 10, during commencement exercises.

• Hometown Hero
Danny R. Eller is a homegrown hero.

• McDowell Commissioners Move For Development On Lake James


• Relay For Life Thanks Corporate Sponsors
The Avery County Relay for Life would like to thank the Avery County businesses that have chosen to help fight cancer by joining as corporate sponsors for the 2003 event.

• WNC Agricultural Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony May 20th

• Literacy Group Gets Grant


It’s A Family Affair
Barbara Windle-Connell was not a typical graduate during commencement exercises. >>FULL STORY


Profiling the Profile Trail
My first ascent up Grandfather Mountain’s Profile Trail almost three years ago bore a striking resemblance to a beautiful girl I once dated. >>FULL STORY

Events and Happenings

• Penland Gallery Features Work From New Ceramic Book
The Penland Gallery will present an exhibition of work by ten of the finest artists working in ceramics today.


• Summertime Blues
By August, residents and visitors to the Todd Community will have already been treated to some of the area’s – and nation’s - finest music.

• Avery Heritage Fest 2003 Scheduled For Saturday June 7.

• High Country Youth Fishing Classic Returns May 17 With More Fish, More Prizes


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