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.
Currently, the Stephenson Center directs most of its
energy toward a group of summer courses that focus on Appalachian
and Highland Studies.
Action Celebrates 40th Anniversary
W.A.M.Y. staff members are using June to celebrate decades
of service to the High Country.
Couple Bring Unique Tile Photo Technology To Ashe
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.
Cultural Series Celebrates 25th Anniversary
Opera Star Performs At Opening Social
To Bring Appalachian Tales, Ballads To FORUM Stage
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 nations largest homeless shelter.
Gap Ruritan Honors Graduate With Scholarship
Jeremy Watson, a recent graduate of Watauga High
School, was honored as the recipient of the clubs
annual Double Your Dollar $1,000 Scholarship.
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
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
Breakfast Celebrates States Diversity
Dr. H. Nolo Martinez was the keynote speaker at
the Third Annual Unity Breakfast June 8 in the Broyhill
Inn & Conference Center.
Fare Hosts Speaker On The Makers Diet
Earth Fare is excited and honored to host Mike
Donaldson, Educator from Garden of Life Communications,
for this life-changing event.
Turn Trash Into Treasure
Art Mart Students Win Youth Division Of Trash
With The River
Watauga River Partners Fundraising For Ongoing
Sought for 55th Annual Meeting
Sewing Machines And Parts Now Available
Used Book Sale
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.
Issues Invitation For Leadership Program
The Ashe County Chamber of Commerce is now accepting
applications for the 2004 class of the Ashe Leadership Challenge.
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.
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.
Lion Chosen As Lion Of The Year
Harry B. Steele of the West Jefferson Lions
Club was recently chosen Lion of the Year 2004.
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.
Location, Same Great Sparkle
Binghams Jewelry and Antiques has recently
moved to a new location.
Food Preservation Workshop Planned
Officers Elected For West Jefferson Business Association
Country United Way Prepares For 2004-2005 Campaign
Day in the Life of