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ARCHIVES POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2003   

highcountryWEEKLY....................................

Ceremony Recognizes 2003 Women Of The Month
The Appalachian Cultural Museum in Boone was the setting for an impressive ceremony Monday evening, December 1.

Shelter Rock Event Rescheduled
Due to the inclement weather of last week, Shelter Rock has rescheduled its Holiday Of Blessing for this coming weekend.

New Book From Parkway Publishers
Boone area residents recall many stories of Addie Clawson, most true. She was said to have made horseback mail deliveries as large as tires and a porch swing.Author Julia Taylor Ebel writes about her husband’s great aunt.


Literary Guest Treats The High Country To Christmas Cheer
Acclaimed poet and novelist Ron Rash appears in the high country on Thursday, December 11, 2003, to entertain High Country Writers.

Award Winning Documentary Featuring Elk Shoals Airing On National Television

Ashe County Garden Club Puts Up Tree For Display At Library


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Watauga County Responds To Children Dispossessed By Meth
Just in time for the feel-good holiday season, residents of Watauga County have helped create a local heart-warming story that rivals Dickens’ well-known Christmas tale.

A Christmas Gift To Watauga County
JESUS film distributed to over 21,000 addresses this week.

SAFE KIDS Program Helps Watauga Families
At the midpoint of the SAFE KIDS AT HOME project, local home visitors have completed home safety assessments with 90 families, looking for potential hazards that could cause conditions posing dangers for young children.

Hal Lingerfelt Named ASU Foundation Board Treasurer
Hal D. Lingerfelt of Boone has been elected treasurer of the Appalachian State University Foundation Board of Directors.

Down The Drain, And Right Into The River
You don’t think about it, or if you do perhaps it doesn’t seem so bad, flicking that butt or dropping that styrofoam cup into the storm drainage grate on the side of the road. Where it runs directly or indirectly, into the New River. >> Notification Of Wastewater Spill In Watauga County

Reduce Holiday Waste—Have A Green Holiday Season

Pathfinders Collect Food

Tanger Helps Promote Local Christmas Tree Industry

Special Thanksgiving Delivery

Taking Care Of Santa


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Arts Council Receives State Award
Jane Lonon attended the North Carolina Art Education Association general session , where the Ashe County Arts Council received a “Friend of the Arts” award.

Tobacco Growers Should Attend Workshop
The Rural Advancement Foundation International (RAFI) announces a call for producer and community proposals for the 2004-2005 Tobacco Communities Reinvestment Fund.

Ashe Volunteer Initiative Seeks Individuals To Make A Difference
There are many opportunities available from local agencies and organizations that need help from volunteers who are willing to give some of their time to make a difference in the community.

Crowd Treated To Christmas Songs At Ashe Library

Appreciation Lunch Held Recognizes Local Industries’ Successes

Local Clubs Against Tobacco Thank Local Supporters

Open House Scheduled Dec. 13th At Latinos Unidos

17 Graduate From Ashe Leadership Challenge Program


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A Not So Silent Night
To truly appreciate the wealth of young talent in the High Country, be sure to make plans to attend Lees-McRae College’s annual Candlelight Christmas Concert this weekend.

December Means Dollar Days For High Country Residents At Grandfather Mountain
All High Country residents and their accompanied guests are invited to visit Grandfather Mountain for $1 during the month of December with proof of local residency.

Playhouse Offers Ways To Enjoy the Holidays With Your Child
Homemade play dough makes a great, inexpensive stocking stuffer or gift for your child’s friends.

Purveyors Displays Original Children’s Book Illustrations
During December, selected original illustrations from Sarah’s Bead, an illustrated book for children will be on display for all to see at Purveyors of Art & Design Materials.

Drury Named Assistant Vice Chancellor For Alumni Affairs At ASU

Give The Gift Of Your Family’s Story Through Recipes

Cool Holiday Gifts Kids Can Make

Making The Holidays Brighter For Loved Ones in a Nursing Home


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