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Film Series Highlights Kucinich Viewpoints
Democratic Party presidential darkhorse Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) is bringing his message to Boone via a film

Women's Realities Film Series Shown in March
Women's Realities, a series of documentary films, will be shown at Appalachian State University Monday evenings in March.

Hundreds Take Polar Plunge For Special Olympics
Chunks of ice floated in the 34-degree water, and thousands of spectators stood on their tiptoes to offer shouts of encouragement as hundreds of daring individuals stood poised to enter the High Country aquatic history books. Perfect conditions for a Polar Plunge.

Hosting The Vacation Party
High Country Host begins season with new guide.


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WHS Students Prepare To Perform At Carnegie Hall
About 28 members of the high school’s choral department will journey to New York City to participate in the National Youth Choir’s performance at Carnegie Hall.

Used Book Sale Raises Funds For Watauga County Library
High Country literary lovers can find a bargain and help the Watauga County Public Library at the same time this weekend.

Last Chance For Girl Scout Cookies In Watauga County
More than half a million tasty treats are already making their way into the mouths and stomachs of High Country residents.

Boone United Methodist Members Return To Guatemala
About 13 people will depart March 7 for Patzibal, Guatemala, where they will continue work on an education room and kitchen for a local church.

Honor Guards
Women in public safety, Women Of The Month to be recognized at Red Cross Women's Show.

High Country Amigos Celebrate Brazil
Monthly fiestas return March 20th.

Guidebook Provides
"Window On Watauga"

Boone Police Department Announces Addition Of New Coworker

Playhouse Holds Registration For Tell Me A Story Classes


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Local Woman Featured On Weeklong Series "Intern" On NBC's Today Show
Charlotte Langley, of Warrensville moved to New York in January to take an intern position with NBC and MTV and was one of eight interns chosen out of 70 for the new series.

Mountain Troutfitters Opens In Downtown WJ
Mountain Troutfitters, a new fly fishing pro shop, is opening inside the Mountain Outfitters department store.

Jesus Project Needs Donations Of Used, Workable VCRs
Approximately 12,603 copies of the Jesus video, an 83-minute video based on the Gospel of Luke, will be distributed to homes across the county by April.

Labor Workshop Offered For Agricultural Employers
A workshop on "Employing Migrant Labor" will be held on Tuesday, March 2nd.

Area Artist Transforms Chairs, Other Canvases Into Beauty
Area artist Jane Lee transforms wooden chairs and other unusual canvases into exciting interpretations of beauty and nature.

The Fuse Gets Lit
On a wall, in a room, in an apartment in this town, there hangs a mask with a mouth covered in bits of cloth stiched together. The pieces of cloth read "Made in Peru," "Made in Indonesia."

New Ideas Discussed At Youth Volunteer Meeting Sunday

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