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



LOCAL COLUMNS
Culinary Tips and Great Recipes
Spanish Community
Outdoor Adventures


HEALTH ISSUES

State Food And Drug Officials Warn Residents Of Three Product Recalls

La Leche League Of Boone Applauds National Breastfeeding Campaign


ARCHIVES POSTED JUNE 10, 2004   

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You’ve Been Flocked!
Page Garland’s sister, Pam Allen, had a quirky sense of humor. She was known around her neighborhood for sneaking pink flamingos into friend’s yards when they went out of town.

Study Appalachia
Currently, the Stephenson Center directs most of its energy toward a group of summer courses that focus on Appalachian and Highland Studies.

Billy Joe Ward — Farmers’ Market Vendor
Billy Joe is a man of many stories, and every traditional Appalachian toy he handcrafts from wood in the crowded, dusty workshop he inherited from his father carries those stories from the mountains out into the world.

Pulling the Wool Over Their Eyes
On a sunny Saturday in late May, the flies weren’t the only source of the buzz at Jo Anne Leach’s Lansing farm.

Meet the Author: Miles Tager
At The Appalachian Cultural Museum

Grandfather Mountain: A Profile
Offers a Natural and Cultural History of the Grand Mountain


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Watauga Relay For Life Holds Annual Event June 11, 12
Watauga County Relay for Life participants will celebrate the effort’s 10th anniversary this weekend by circling the Valle Crucis Community Park walking track all night.

High Country United Way Prepares For 2004-2005 Campaign
High Country United Way officials aren’t waiting for summer to heat up.

Collingwood Chamber Perspective Has Applications Here In Boone
Last week’s Commerce Report about the September 16-19 trip to Collingwood, Ontario, Canada sparked a lot of interest by Boone area residents as an economical way to travel to explore Boone’s Sister City.

Playhouse Offers Summer Arts, Activities For Families
The Playhouse offers High Country families and visitors the perfect option on those rainy summer days.

>> Art Safaris, Theme Weeks Make for Indoor/Outdoor Fun at The Playhouse

The Heart Of Homelessness, Part VI
The Long Way Back

New York Bound
Local Resident to Serve as GOP Delegate

Watauga County Public Library Hosts Plethora Of Events

First In Families Asks For Community Help

Crossnore Academy Graduates 12 in Big Weekend

'SBA Day In Boone' Set For Watauga JobLink Center Every Month

Teaching Awards


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Children’s Home To Hold Fundraiser Saturday
All funds raised during this event will be used to help fund the new home called the Hope Home that will help children in need.

Digging Up Roots
Cherokee History, Archaeology Presented For Upcoming Historical Society Meeting

High Country United Way Tallies 2003-2004 Fundraising Figures
High Country United Way officials are preparing to begin their 2004-2005 fundraising campaign.

ACYC Holds Guitar Lessons & Keeps Music Alive
High school students at the Ashe County Youth Council began a new program Friday aimed at keeping acoustic music alive in the High Country.

Plan For Your Child’s College Education Now
ACYC, AF Bank To Sponsor Seminar

Volunteers Needed To Pick Strawberries
Project Benefits A.S.H.E.

Call For Vendors – 1904 Courthouse 100th Birthday Party!

Judy Donaghy Awarded TMP Designation By Southeast Tourism Society

Seniors Get Crash Course On Scams

Lois Grubb and Virginia Tomlinson Promoted at McFarland

Domestic Violence Forum Held In Wilkes County

Vendors Needed For Riverview Lions Festival



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