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Local Massage Therapists ‘Lend A Hand’ To Ashe County

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Give Blood This Week To Help With Shortage


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While You Were Out
One of the more popular techniques in reality television of the last few years is to play a trick on an unsuspecting person and let the entire country watch them as they realize they’ve been had.

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

Vilas Teen Takes Top Honors In National Competition
Thirteen year-old Abby Brown of Vilas hit the runway last month in Atlanta, Georgia., modeling her personal creation.

Furnishing Personality
Noah led creatures into his ark two by two. Roger Ellis loads his creations into his trailer one by one, but his actions are still gestures of preservation.

North Carolina Outward Bound Presents Breaking the Ice
An evening with members of Israeli-Palestinian Peace Expedition

Environmental Historian Tim Silver Lectures on Mount Mitchell’s History July 22

A Glimpse of DocFest


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HandMade In America-Offering Educational Daytrips in High Country
Grassroots Organization Offers Getaways For People Interested In Learning A New Skill

Fund Raiser For The Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show
Randy Ouzts will be joining Nina Campbell in a presentation at the Blowing Rock Country Club.

Speaking Out
Watauga 4-H Participants Advance To State Presentation Competition

Humane Society Seeks Vehicle Donations For Rummage Sale Auction
High Country residents can help their furry friends by cleaning out closets, attics, garages and basements this summer.

K-9 Fundraiser Currently Underway
New Officer Making Tracks To Boone

Cultivate Community
Join the Self-Guided High Country Farm Tour

Rotary Club Of Blowing Rock Raises Funds For Ambulance Donation
The Rotary Club of Blowing Rock is answering an emergency call coming all the way from Uruguay.

Super Summer
Watauga County 4-H offers a wide variety of fun activities and learning opportunities during its 2004 Super Summer program.

Ten Things You Can Do To Support Law Enforcement

Mountaineer Ruritan Club 2004 Scholarships

Clans, Kilts & All Things Celtic


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Humane Society Has Successful First Fundraising Event
The Ashe County Humane Society had a very successful first major fundraising event at Christmas in July.

Ebenezer Gardens Christian Children’s Home
Ebenezer Gardens Christian Children’s Home is holding a golf tournament on July 31st at Mountain Aire Golf Course.

Upcoming Golf Tournament To Benefit Local Education
The third Annual Ashe County Board of Education Endowment Fund Golf Tournament is scheduled for Wednesday, July 21st.

All About Books (And People)
Small-town libraries, even great ones like Ashe County’s, don’t often attract attention from their librarian counterparts in the bigger cities. But Jim McQueen had been looking for something that might take him home to his small town.

Migrant Education Program Receives High Monitoring Review

WJ Man Wins Dash For Cash At WRP

United Country - Dogwood Realty Is No. 1 In North Carolina

Timberlake’s Book Of Art Could Be Yours

Wallace Named Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Development at Appalachian

“Ashe County City Scenes” Exhibit At Ashe Arts Center

More NC Teens Totally Independent Of Tobacco



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