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Osteoporosis:
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State Senator Virginia Foxx gave the opening remarks at last month’s osteoporosis workshop sponsored by the North Carolina Division of Public Health.


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

2004 Local Food Guide Available
Designed for both locals and tourists, the guide lists restaurants, grocers, distributors, bed and breakfasts, and caterers and bakers that use fresh locally grown foods.

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

W.A.M.Y. Community Action Celebrates 40th Anniversary
W.A.M.Y. staff members are using June to celebrate decades of service to the High Country.

Lasting Images
Couple Bring Unique Tile Photo Technology To Ashe

The Lasting Resort
Some tourist destinations spring into being out of nothing with the construction of giant theme parks. The development of Disney World turned Orlando into more than just a pit stop on the way to Palm Beach and Miami.

Summer Cultural Series Celebrates 25th Anniversary
Opera Star Performs At Opening Social

Novelist To Bring Appalachian Tales, Ballads To FORUM Stage


wataugaWEEKLY........................................

Trip Provides WHS Students With Service, Leadership Opportunities
Ten Watauga High School students learned some life lessons by going to Washington D.C. recently. They spent three nights at the Community for Creative Non-Violence (CCNV), the nation’s largest homeless shelter.

Deep Gap Ruritan Honors Graduate With Scholarship
Jeremy Watson, a recent graduate of Watauga High School, was honored as the recipient of the club’s annual “Double Your Dollar” $1,000 Scholarship.

Hunger Coalition Receives Grant
The Hunger Coalition has received a $15,000 grant from the Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation (BCBSNC Foundation) in recognition of “Cover the Uninsured Week".

Bonnaroo to Mudaroo
First the Tennessee sun baked music fans, then the rain came down; still music fans were not deterred from enjoying the third annual Bonnaroo. Bonnaroo 2004 drew the largest crowd yet; an estimated 90,000 music fans flocked to Manchester.

Unity Breakfast Celebrates State’s Diversity
Dr. H. Nolo Martinez was the keynote speaker at the Third Annual Unity Breakfast June 8 in the Broyhill Inn & Conference Center.

Earth Fare Hosts Speaker On The Maker’s Diet
Earth Fare is excited and honored to host Mike Donaldson, Educator from Garden of Life Communications, for this life-changing event.

Students Turn Trash Into Treasure
Art Mart Students Win Youth Division Of Trash to Treasure

Bearing With The River
Watauga River Partners Fundraising For Ongoing Programs

Nominations Sought for 55th Annual Meeting

Vintage Sewing Machines And Parts Now Available

Kiwanis Used Book Sale


asheWEEKLY..............................................

Summer Program Provides Fun, Learning And More To Local Readers
An on-going tradition at the Ashe County Library, the Summer Reading Program, is underway again this summer.

Chamber Issues Invitation For Leadership Program
The Ashe County Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for the 2004 class of the Ashe Leadership Challenge.

New Ag Agent Happy To Be Back In Ashe
From her office at the Agricultural Center in Jefferson, watching the spring rains outside means mostly good news for the most important crop she helps oversee.

The White Ribbon Campaign
The month of June is White Ribbon Month, a time to pay tribute to those men who are committed to respecting and valuing women.

 

WJ Lion Chosen As Lion Of The Year
Harry B. Steele of the West Jefferson Lion’s Club was recently chosen Lion of the Year 2004.

Fundraiser To Help With Medical Expenses For Lansing Man
A fundraising spaghetti supper will be held on June 26 starting at 5 p.m. for Hunter Joe Stansberry.

New Location, Same Great Sparkle
Bingham’s Jewelry and Antiques has recently moved to a new location.

Home Food Preservation Workshop Planned

New Officers Elected For West Jefferson Business Association

High Country United Way Prepares For 2004-2005 Campaign

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