In Fact And Fantasy:
Featured Program At The High Country Book Fair
Public Radio Souths Commentator Ellen Pfirman
will moderate recognized regional authors in Saturday evenings
program at the High Country Book Fair: Appalachia in Fact
Literacy Celebrated At 2nd Annual Book Fair
Abound At High Country Book Fair
Gurnee To Be Featured At LMC Cannon Center
Currently, the Stephenson Center directs most of its
energy toward a group of summer courses that focus on Appalachian
and Highland Studies.
Teacher Turns 100
Maggie Moretz Tugman was born in 1904 near Todd and
spent the majority of her life in the Todd area except for
when she attended college in Boone.
Cheney And Burr
Local photographer Debbie DeVita was selected to photograph
Vice President Dick Cheney and Congressman Richard Burr
at a Winston-Salem reception for the Congressmans
US Senate campaign.
Tim Silver Wins SELC Writing Award
Silver won for Mount Mitchell & the
Black Mountains: An Environmental History of the Highest
Peaks in Eastern America, published by UNC Press.
Weaving & Crafting
When his workshop burned down a little over three
years ago, 76-year-old Robert Elbe kept right on working,
even though the conditions were cramped and the setup inconvenient.
& William Edmisten
Farmers Market Vendors
Although William grew up on a local farm and the
couple bought their own place in 1963, farming wasnt
Williams main profession until he retired in 1989.
Cooking Show Debuts Tuesday on MTN
Roberts Most Yum Looking for
Woman Of the Month Is Nan Greene
Awarded TMP Designation By Southeast Tourism Society
Environmental Learning Center Grant Awarded
Memories Take Flight At Watauga Relay For Life
Doves and butterflies filled the Valle Crucis
sky this weekend, carrying a powerful meaning for thousands
of High Country residents who attended the 2004 Watauga
County Relay for Life.
Safaris, Theme Weeks Make for Indoor/Outdoor Fun at The
Lisa Baldwin to Perform for Children Saturday,
Your Typical Tourism Article Draws A Bead On Watauga
Its nice to be recognized. When Rachel Duran,
senior editor of Business Xpansion Journal,
called several weeks ago to ask how tourism contributes
to Watauga Countys economic development strategy,
we were more than pleased to oblige.
Blowing Rock Stables took on a historical feel
last weekend while hosting the 2004 Carriage Association
of America conference. Attendees of the CAA conference competed
for various awards, including those focused on period authenticity.
of the Bands Competition Aug. 14
Entry Deadline: July 1
Community Action Celebrates 40th Anniversary
Faculty At Appalachian Recognized For Excellence
Academy Graduates 12 in Big Weekend
Park Named for Appalachian Administrator
Habitat Expands Staff Due to Grant Awards
Ridge Garden Club Landscapes Latest Watauga Habitat Home
Accepted Into N.C. School Of The Arts
County Community Foundation Awards Grants
& Employee Fund Purchase Tents For Local Guard Unit
Week Of Hope For The Hungry And Homeless
Norris Win WCCF Scholarships
Dog Found And
Returned To Happy Family
For Chandler Wingler, a three-year-old who suffers
from autism, Thursday, June 10, was a very happy day.
Cross Connection Visits Ashe County
While many teens spend their summer relaxing at
the beach, other teens will be helping those in need while
Threads Recognizes New Fashion Advisory Board Members
Three Ashe County High School seniors will be
learning all about the retail business world from often
dressing the store window to attending the Atlanta Apparel
Mart as store buyers.
the Wool Over Their Eyes
On a sunny Saturday in late May, the flies werent
the only source of the buzz at Jo Anne Leachs Lansing
farm. It was sheep-shearing day, and family and neighbors
gathered to lend a hand and to bring their own sheep to
have them shorn of their winter coats.
Develop For All That Jazz At Jefferson Landing
Event To Benefit A.S.H.E.
Invited To Participate In Studio Hop
Artist Application Deadline Nears
Farmers Market Now Open On Wednesdays
Annual New River Canoe Race Held Saturday
Clubs Award Scholarship To Local Graduate
4-H Summer Parks Kicks Off
Volunteer Initiative Seeks Individuals Who Are Interested
In Making A Difference
Held For Childrens Home
Day in the Life of