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20 CENTURY HISTORY
A special section devoted to the 20th Century development of a diverse mountain region.



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HEALTH ISSUES

Heart Auction Deemed A Success

AYC Benefit Golf Tournament Needs Sponsors, Players

A.S.H.E. Asks Help From Community For Shelter Needs

Mountain Hearts Announces Spring Swim Lesson Schedule


ARCHIVES POSTED MARCH 11, 2004   

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

Retiring
Picture this; a single room of 600 plus square feet with about 500 books; the first Ashe County Library. Then try to imagine this; the present library in West Jefferson without Librarian Jo Greene.

Chetola Resort Bringing Its History To Life
New Manor House will become "Golden Age" bed & breakfast.

Matthew Lindahl Makes Nashville Star Finals
In the national country music contest Nashville Star, plenty of the contestants have the look, costume and sound normally associated with Music City, USA. What many of them don’t have is a personality to set them apart from the pack.

Women's Realities Film Series Continues
March 15th film on "Third Wave of Feminism" at IG Greer.

Mural To Be Completed By Ashe County Citizens
The Ashe County Arts Council announces the creation of a new mural in downtown West Jefferson.

Atmospheric Sciences Expert To Speak March 25-26


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Watauga Relay For Life Kicks Off 10th Year
Hundreds of High Country volunteers celebrated a decade of success while kicking off another year in the fight against cancer March 9.


Chamber Business After Hours Is Thursday at High Country Media
The first Business After Hours of 2004 will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 11.

Wachovia Economist Is Featured Speaker At Chamber Breakfast Gathering
John E. Silvia, Chief Economist with Wachovia Bank, N.A., is the guest speaker at the next Economic Development Roundtable Forum on Thursday, March 18.

Chamber Specializes In Providing Local Networking Opportunities
“Networking,” as a noun, is a relatively new word, having been added to the American lexicon in 1966, according to Merriam Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary.

Playhouse Spring Art Safari Series Begins
Lisa Baldwin, a professional musician and educator, will entertain and educate preschool children with her “Learning Through Song” program at The Playhouse Saturday, March 13 at 11 a.m.

Volunteer Outreach Center Announces Youth Service Project
The Volunteer Outreach Center is sponsoring a comprehensive service-learning program for youth within the community this spring.

Learning in the Great Outdoors


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"Read Across America" Celebrated In Ashe
Students across the county joined 50 million readers across the world last week and celebrated the seventh annual NEA’s Read Across America in honor of what would have been the 100th birthday of Dr. Seuss.

BREMCare Provides Assistance To Members In Need
Local unemployment rates create higher demand

Edwards To Retire From Blue Ridge Electric Board Of Directors
Edwards has represented Ashe County on Blue Ridge Electric’s board of directors since he was first elected in 1965.

Parkway Theater Sees Huge Success With "The Passion"
The new movie, “The Passion of The Christ” has been a big hit across the nation as well as in Ashe County as it has sold out constantly at the Parkway Theater, according to Owner Tony Eldreth.

Getting Books From Friends
Friends of the Library hold "Cabin Fever" spring book sale.

Ashe County Public Library Book Sale To Be Held

International Movies Added to McFarland Collection

A Day In The Life Of . . .



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THIS WEEK
A genuinely nice and gentle neutered male Spaniel/Lab, 1-1/2 years. Would equally be great as a companion for the retired person to spend time with or the family to have as a pet.


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