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Health Issues
Get Out And Hit The Trail
An alarming number of Americans suffer from obesity, heart disease, and other ailments brought on by a sedentary lifestyle.


Avery County



• First Citizens Proposes Acquisition Of Avery County Bank
First Citizens Bank has agreed to acquire Avery County Bank in Newland.

• Will North Carolina Roll The Dice?
Tar Heel legislators and citizens are now looking at the map showing North Carolina alone in the region without a state lottery.

• Mitchell County Courthouse Has New Landscape Thanks To MCC Students
The Landscape Design II students at Mayland Community College designed and installed the landscape at the new Mitchell County Courthouse.


• Support Our Troops Day At Cannon Hospital
Avery Health Care System, Inc. invites everyone to join in a “Support Our Troops” day to be held on Wednesday, June 11th, 2003.

• Turchin Sculpture Garden Receives First Entry
On Friday, the new Turchin Center for the Visual Arts in downtown Boone got its first piece of sculpture for the Kay Borkowski Outdoor Sculpture Garden.

• Papa’s Pizza To-Go Announces The Relocation Of The Newland Store

• Book Fair for Literacy June 20 - 21 in Banner Elk


Bill Aldridge Inducted Into WNC Agricultural Hall Of Fame

State dignitaries, WNC former ‘Hall of Fame’ recipients and associates of NC agricultural services gathered for a celebratory dinner.

Events and Happenings

• Green Valley Park Celebration A Showcase Of Music, Crafts
All Proceeds To Benefit Local Park


• Thomas the Tank Engine Visits Tweetsie Railroad


• Images of a War Torn Homeland
Israeli Native Orna Bentor Opens Show at Mazie Jones Art Gallery

• Attractions Show And Dance Band At MCC

• Art Cels: Art Cellar Gallery Presents Animation Show

• Singer-Songwriter Series: A Folk Lovers Paradise

• ASU Announces 2003-04 Performing Arts Series

• Avery Heritage Fest 2003 Scheduled For Saturday June 7.

• MCC Art Auction and Celebration of Artists

• 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.

• Lees-McRae Summer Theatre Announces Season


• State Games Of North Carolina Deadlines On The Horizon
Time Is Running Out To Register For North Carolina’s Largest Amateur Athletic Event

• Wildlife Magazine: N.C. Trout Measure Up To Earlier Times, Neighboring States

• Great Outdoors:Going Golfing, Disc Style

• Kids Fish Free during National Fishing and Boating Week

• Knowing The Ropes
Outward Bound Offers Unlimited Mountain Adventure


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