the Future Holds
The question comes up in each high school students
life: What am I going to do when I finally get out of here?
The possibilities are numerous. Area High School Students
Explore Options at Summit
Country Host Receives State Grant
The state announced the grant winners last week,
and only 27 applicants received funding out of a total of
Mary Shelton is a superstar in the eyes of hundreds
of High Country residents. Now the state has made it official.
Area Resident Earns Award For Computer Collection Program
2003 North Carolina Peace Prize
The North Carolina Peace Corps Association will
present its seventh annual North Carolina Peace Prize to
HIGH COUNTRY AMIGOS of Boone, N.C.
Artist Project Grant Winners Announced
The program provides financial support and recognition
to committed, accomplished artists, enabling them to advanced
their work and careers.
Membership Benefits Seniors, Community
Like dozens of other High Country seniors, Louise
Harris continues to remain an active and vital member of
the community through her involvement in the American Association
of Retired People (AARP).
Watauga County Habitat for Humanity is hosting
their first ever Women Build day on Wednesday, November
Rock Haven Shelter Dedication
Friends of the Hospitality House can celebrate the
areas newest tool in the fight against homelessness
Country Employers, Resident Win State Awards
Two local employers and one county resident earned
awards at the North Carolina Association of Rehabilitation
Facilities (NCARF) Annual Awards Banquet Sept. 25 in Greensboro.
Youre walking on a cold and rainy afternoon
in Blowing Rock. Leaves dance around you, cling to the wet
sidewalk just long enough to make you envision that they
are dipping an invisible dancing partner.
In Wonderland Held At Civic Center
Fifty-two Ashe County youth participated in the
Missoula Childrens Theatre production of Alice
in Wonderland this past weekend.
Organizations Encouraged To Prepare For Sunshine Sunday
The fourth annual Sunshine Sunday, a day set aside
by the Ashe County Commissioners to promote depression awareness,
will be observed Nov. 9th.
Women and children escaping violent domestic situations
are often forced to leave with nothing but the clothes on
their backs and the shoes on their feet.
Ridge Bestows Elite Honors On Four Employees, Ashe Resident
It was a night for the stars at Blue
Ridge Electric Membership Corporation and Blue Ridge Energies,
LLC, recently as four employees were honored with the companys
top awards recognizing excellence.
Edge Quilt Workshop Slated For Sparta
On Nov. 8, a workshop is scheduled for the Frayed
Edge Quilt at the Sparta Campus of the Wilkes Community
Executive Ball Deemed Complete Success
Riverview Community Center successfully hosted
its first Annual Executive Ball, Saturday night, Oct. 18th.
Schedule For Behind The Cross Performing Arts Academy
Ashe County Marines Complete Basic Training
Work With Missoula Childrens Theatre Actors
Treble Choir Presents American Folk Music
Day In The Life Of. . .
Holds District Meeting In Crossnore
The Jefferson District Two, USDA, United States Department
of Agriculture Rural Development held their bi-monthly meeting
on the campus of Crossnore School, Inc.
Of A Feather
From puzzles to pendants, The Phoenix Resale Shop
in downtown Banner Elk offers a wide variety of merchandise
at a modest price.
American Visits Crossnore Academy
Eagle Woman, Jacque Garneau, visited students
in grades K-12 for a day-long focus on Native American culture.
She also spent time talking with students about self-worth
and the importance of realizing that the future is what
we make it.
The ghost that haunts Tate Dormitory and the Lees-McRae
library in Banner Elk has many different stories of how
she came to be, but her name is Emily.
Bikers Bring Home National Championships
The Bobcat mountain bike team won the Division
II National Championship and three students won individual
titles at the 2003 Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championships
Runs Well At Clemson
In the Bobcats final tune-up before their postseason
runs they showed they are ready with outstanding performances
in the Clemson University Cross Country Invitational the
weekend of October 17 and 18.
From This Years Woolly Worm Festival