People flipping through a copy of The Mountain
Times enjoy reading community news and local features, but
if you ask around youll find out some people spend
just as much time looking at the advertisements as they
do anything else.
Currently, the Stephenson Center directs most of its
energy toward a group of summer courses that focus on Appalachian
and Highland Studies.
Called A Best Value by Consumers Digest Magazine
Appalachian State University is considered a best value
among 50 public colleges and universities in the United
Is Julys Woman Of The Month
should come as no surprise that Alice Denton is being honored
as Julys Woman of the Month.
& Brandy Moore
Farmers Market Vendors
If you were to drop by Sissy Moores home
one night between 11:00 p.m. and 1:00 a.m., shed probably
put you to work. Thats the time she has set aside
for making her signature preserves, but shes just
as likely to be making nectarine, apricot or plum butter
or some variety of fruit spreads.
Local Resident Heads to Democratic National Convention
And Musician Gayheart At Appalachian Cultural Museum
Secrets Revealed In Blowing Rock
Fare Grand Opening Cookie Bake Benefits WYN
High Country residents and visitors can help Watauga
Youth Network, enjoy part of a colossal cookie and celebrate
the grand opening of Earth Fares Boone location this
Magic Cloggers Dance Home With Championship Awards
Country Magic Cloggers competed for two exciting
days at the state competition.
Flea Market Still Strong, But Needing Directions
An area institution for 32 years, the Wildcat
Flea Market on Old Highway 421 is experiencing displacement
pangs. Formerly the beneficiary of all the traffic headed
into Boone from the east, the market is undergoing its first
season as a side-road business.
Butts About It
Stop The Litter! Group Continues Assault On Discarded
Pathways Opens New Doors
New Programs Offer More For Students
Concert To Benefit Hospice Of Watauga County
Gospel Enforcers, Southern Accent And BBQ, Too
RN Runs For Board Of Nursing
Inn Banner Elk Makes Changes
Can Still Join Relay For Life To Help Fight Cancer
The 10th annual Ashe County Relay For Life will
be kicking off in a few weeks at Ashe County High School.
Center To Hold Fundraising Yard Sale
According to Coordinator Isabel Spencer of Latinos
Unidos de Ashe, the Centers mission, is to Help
the Latino community and to help improve their lives.
Bikes Featured In National Magazine
BREW Bikes LLC of West Jefferson continues to
reach new heights with their award winning work and the
company will be featured in the August edition of the most
popular chopper magazines worldwide The Horse, Backstreet
Choppers. Owner Steve Garn of BREW said he was very
excited about his business again being featured in a national
Healing Team Is Chapter In Order Of St. Luke The Physician
The Order of St. Luke the Physician is an international
organization with membership from many Christian denominations.
Trail Needs Volunteers
Ribbon Sales a Success!
Summer Parks Kicks Off With Fun And Learning
Day in the Life of