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ARCHIVES POSTED AUGUST 14, 2003   

NEWS



• Park Place

Beech Mountain grant will bring building to Buckeye.

• ABC’s Of Bus Safety
Every school year, children across North Carolina get hurt and killed at their neighborhood bus stops.

• “Knockout” Research Eases Study Of Model Plant Gene Functions
A North Carolina State University geneticist has helped create a powerful new tool to assist plant researchers in their studies of individual gene functions.

• Agencies Team Up To Combat Devastating Exotic Insect
Numerous state, federal, and Native American agencies recently combined efforts to form the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Action Team



COMMUNITY

• The Family That Plays Together…
WCAC & The Playhouse receive $30,000 NEA grant.


• Free Digital Literacy Classes Offered At Local Schools
The Appalachian Regional Development Institute (ARDI) and the Watauga E-Communities Steering Committee have created an opportunity for the people of Watauga County.

• Central North Carolina Chapter Of The National Multiple Sclerosis Society Receives Gift From Food Lion

• Mountain Properties Joins The Prudential Real Estate Affiliates, Inc.

• Creative Writing Winners Announced



Features


Banner Elk Lands Top Furnishings Outlet
Great Train Robbery a home décor mall.
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Events and Happenings

• Beech Mountain Events Named To October Top Twenty Events
Autumn at Oz Party and Harvest Festival at Beech Mountain have been named to the Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Events.


• Painting Between The Raindrops
Tony Griffin’s New Exhibit at Blowing Rock Frameworks

 


• Mountainhome Music
Music of Steven Foster Celebrated this Saturday.




• Slawn and Crompton Create Unique Art Blend In Concert On August 14




• Foxfire Closes LMST Season
Play in the Pinnacle Room opens Thursday night.


• The Celtic Folkers Bring Music To The Banner Elk Town Park Stage
On Thursday, August 21 at 6:30 PM, concert goers will see one of the hottest Celtic bands in the southeast.



• Got Those High Country Blues
Todd will host first ever Blues Festival.

• Reading ‘Round the Mountain
A Showcase of Local Authors

• Table Top Time Capsule
New book brings Boone’s history to photographic light.

• Gathering Up Memories
A Collection of Appalachian stories.

• The Times Are A-Truly Changin’


• Martha White Sponsors Local Jingle Contest




• Singing the Praises of the Written Word

Songs inspired by literature project promotes reading


• Keller Williams Concert Announced
Farthing Auditorium Show September 25

• The Mile High Kite Festival On Beech Mountain



Sports and the Great Outdoors

The Call of the Wild Turkey
Outdoors skills day for kids August 16 at Camp Sky Ranch.

 


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