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Program Works To Help Seniors And Others Address Mal-Nutrition Issues

Notes of Interest

Portraits Of A Community At Work



November Woman of the Month
Sheri Moretz
A native of Boone, Sheri’s love for her hometown and its people is quite evident in her conversation and in the many ways she lends a helping hand to numerous organizations and events in the area.

Eleven-Year-Old Tomorrow Needs A Home
Meet Tomorrow, an 11-year old North Carolina foster child who needs a family to call her own.

Hospitality House Dedicates Rock Haven Facility
Dozens of High Country leaders and residents turned out this week to help the Hospitality House celebrate the dedication of its newest facility.

Hand Of Hospitality’ Initiative Begins To ‘Winterize’ Program
The changing of the seasons allows the Town of Boone to put the mittens on its “Hand of Hospitality” initiative.

Los Arcoiris Welcomes Customers To New Location In Jefferson
Los Arcoiris has opened in Jefferson and the new business welcomes local people to stop in and try some of their authentic Mexican food.


Packages Ahoy!
The Boone Service League was moved to take action after reading an article in The Mountain Times (9-11-03) about local serviceman Chad Kincaid who is currently serving in Iraq.

Mountain Pathways Montessori School Announces the Grand Opening Of The Norwood House Annex
Mountain Pathways invites the community to celebrate the Grand Opening of its newly acquired and renovated annex, The Norwood House.

Embracing Life’s Journey
Over the past six years, the lives of 44 women, ranging in age from 30 to 76, have been enhanced and transformed by their participation in a unique self-discovery and mentoring program based right here in Boone. Numina offers creative mentoring for women.

Playhouse Celebrates First Year Of Service
The Playhouse, a non-profit creative play center for families, marked its first anniversary this week and is celebrating with a giant yard sale and art safari this weekend.

Church Raises Money
On Sunday, October 26, members and friends of the Henson Chapel Methodist Church in Vilas, gathered for a fundraising barbeque.

A Child’s Legacy
David and Cindy Blust take anti-drug message to area schools.

Friday’s ‘Wake Up, Watauga’ Spotlights Affordable Housing

Awareness Week for Hunger and Homelessness Events at ASU

Sponsor A Family For The Holidays

Kiwanis Club Of Boone Holds Spaghetti Fundraiser

Caterpillar Inc. Donates Skid Steer Loader to Appalachian


New Program Offers Variety Of New Experience For Ashe Students
The 4-H Blue Ridge Conservation Corps (BRCC) is a new program providing Ashe County youth with a variety of hands-on experiences.

Summit Emporium Offers Restaurant,
Crafts, Gifts And More

Summit Support Services of Ashe is inviting the community to celebrate their 25 years of service as well as their recent national accreditation.

Representative Jim Harrell Addresses Ashe Democrats
An enthusiastic group of Ashe County Democrats gathered at Smokey Mountain Barbecue Tuesday evening Oct. 28th to hear State Representative Jim Harrell III.

Adopt An Ashe County Senior Citizen During Christmas This Year
A local committee that is making sure less fortunate seniors will not be left out this holiday season.

Search No Further
Ashe library grant search software presented.

Northwest District Beta Club Convention Held At ACHS

Several Ashe Juniors Might Attend Governor’s School Next Year

Ukrainians Visit With Ashe County Residents

Workshop For Individuals Interested Food Processing Business

Shoemaker Print to Be Auctioned

A Day In The Life Of. . .


Good Beech Weather
A special telephone in the office reveals what most people visiting Eastern America’s highest town don’t see; a certified National Weather Service weather station that has served the mountain and the region for over a decade.

Grandfather Home For Children
The best answer to what real love means can be found at Grandfather Home for Children in Banner Elk, North Carolina.

Area Agency On Aging Ombudsman Program Backs Up Care Facilities
Assisted and nursing care facilities challenge represent a huge change for not only clients, but family and other caregivers who must make tough decisions in leaving a loved one.

Tried And True?
Farmer’s Almanac looking to make good on weather predictions.

Dr. Anagnos Changes The Face Of Health Care In Avery County

HCHBA Donates $5,000 To Habitat For Humanity

Home Builders Help Build A Cleaner World

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Rocky is a two-year-old German Shepherd and yellow Lab mix.


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