Country Loses Artist, Composer
Tui St. George Tucker, the great American composer,
died Wednesday morning, April 21st. For those of us who
knew her, the date marked the end of an era.
Star Crowns New King Saturday
After an exciting semifinal round on Nashville Star last
weekend, Boone singer Matt Lindahl remained in the running
to be the next country music phenomenon.
We used paint made from powdered milk
is not a statement you expect to hear from an interior designer,
but Appalachian State University student Jeremy Powell is
well versed in beauty that is also biodegradable.
The High Country Raises Funds For Habitat May 4
The mouthwatering list of restaurants participating in this
weekends Taste of the High Country continues to grow.
to Feature in Jacksons Talk
Watauga County residents who dont know Daniel Boones
Shawnee name and why the Native Americans gave him the moniker
can learn the answers and hear a number of other historical
anecdotes at a pot luck supper and presentation.
Seek To Shine With Solar Car Race
Watauga Countys brightest young minds are
hoping for a bright, sunny day this weekend. Dozens of local
middle school students will participate in the second annual
Junior Solar Sprint Saturday, May 1.
To Treasure Tackles Task Of Recycling, Reusing Waste
High Country residents are turning their trash
into artistic treasures this spring.
Market Opens Saturday
Blooming dogwoods and forsythia are undisputed
harbingers of spring, but one of the most tangible signs
that the harshness of winter is behind us is the annual
opening of the Watauga County Farmers Market.
Tai Chi Class Begins Next Wednesday
Practitioners of the 108 moves of Taoist Tai Chi
speak to its beneficial effects: improved circulation, balance,
strength and flexibility, tension reduction and a sense
Offers Empty Bowls To Help Hunger Coalition
Watauga High School students invite community
members to fight High Country hunger by enjoying homemade
soup bowls next month.
Enjoys Reign As Small Business Of The Year
Footsloggers is preparing to take its final bow
as the communitys reigning Small Business of the Year.
Joins With Boone Optimist To Recognize Law Enforcement Officers
Members Serve As March Of Dimes WalkAmerica Ambassadors
Seniors Take Top Wins At State Skills Competition
Matt Royal and Dustin Kerley won top honors in collision
repair during the 39th Annual Skills USA-VICA State Leadership
Conference and Skills Event earlier this month in Greensboro.
Can Register Now For 2nd Annual Home Show
The second annual Home Sweet Home
will be held Saturday, May 1 specifically for home owners
and potential home owners where they will be able to come
together in a friendly, fun atmosphere to ask questions
and check out the services of many local businesses.
Agriculture Matters So Shop At The Farmers Market
Ashe County Farmers Market will open Saturday, May 8. The
Market will have available hand made in Ashe County
Items and Home Grown in Ashe County items (as available)
throughout the year.
Box Provides New Vendor Space After Expansion
The Bargain Box of West Jefferson has added a
new feature to their business venture by providing booths
for people to sell their items in following recent renovations
that recently expanded the business to four times its original
Fine Arts Books/Cds Added To Library