A new lounge with fireplace, free meeting room
in the back for book clubs and larger childrens and
regional authors sections complete the transformation,
yet Black Bear Books retains the same hometown flavor as
its predecessor Book Warehouse.
Currently, the Stephenson Center directs most of its
energy toward a group of summer courses that focus on Appalachian
and Highland Studies.
Native Inducted Into National Wrestling Hall Of Fame
Watauga County native, J. W. John
Welborn, current resident of Greeneville, NC, was one of
six men recently inducted into the 2004 Class of the National
Wrestling Hall of Fame.
& Will Thomas Farmers Market Vendors
In the northwest corner of Ashe County some of the tastiest
spinach available anywhere is coming in right this minute
at Creeksong Farm.
Helpers Formed In High Country
First Equine Aid Group To Address Growing Problem
Are Made, Not Born
The transformation of economically devastated
communities, poorly performing schools and threatened corporations
into vibrant success stories is a process that begins with
Country United Way Tallies 2003-2004 Fundraising Figures
to Host Lecture on Edgar Allen Poe
You Know the Name of Your Childs Teacher?
John Hastings, author of Playing in the Rain
Insights and Ideas on Fatherhood, will conduct a workshop
June 12 designed to help dads hone their play skills.
to Collingwood, Ontario Planned For September 16-19
Its payback time. Yes, its Boones
turn to visit our Sister City.
Resources To Help To Remove The Fear Factor From
End Of Life Care
Relay For Life Holds Survivor Celebration
Tuesday night belonged to the survivors. Watauga
County Relay for Life honored High Country cancer survivors
June 1 with its annual Cancer Survivor Dinner and Celebration
Heart Of Homelessness, Part V
Hearts Of Hospitality Make A Difference
Pusateri Joins Ciao Bello! At Meadowbrook
Students Make Deans List At Lees-McRae College
County Lions Club White Cane Drive
Community Bank Opens Doors To Western NC
Ride For Relay
On A High Note
Down by Todds Railroad Grade, Tony Reece made
the grade. The resident of Zionville and member of Watauga-based
acoustic band Amantha Mill walked off with top honors at
the 2nd Annual Resonator Guitar National Championships last
Saturday in Todd.
Hotel Renovated by Local Artists and Craftsmen
The Old Hotel has stood as a landmark in downtown
West Jefferson for nearly a century.
Receives Regional Artist Project Award
Patricia Pat Sexton of Sparta is an
exceptionally accomplished basket weaver according to the
Alleghany Arts Council.
Street Rods Pick Up Several Awards
Carolina Street Rods did extremely well at the
Rats Hole car/bike show held in Boone on Saturday. Bobby
Wallaces beautiful 37 Ford Cabriolet won three
Poetry Contest Winners Receive Prizes
Feet Cloggers Hospice Benefit Is Complete Success
Perform For Classmates In Afterschool
Shows Community How Its Done
Student Wins Discover Card Scholarship