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Incest Survivors Support Group Kicks Off Second Round Saturday

New Massage Therapy Office Opens In Downtown WJ

Downward Dog Yoga Studio Opens In Old Hotel

Healing Waters Day Spa Opens In Downtown WJ

Relay For Life Kicks Off Friday



Preserving Tradition -
The Watauga County Farmers Market
Carol Miller doesn’t sell honey, but every Saturday morning at the Watauga County Farmers’ Market she does the energized dance of a worker bee.

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

Preorder Your Old Lansing Schoolhouse Throw By Buffalo Creek Weavers
This year’s Greater L.A. Festival will be held on September 11 from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and will host the artwork of Mike Harman of Buffalo Creek Weavers, among other artists and craftsmen.

These New Bones
Blue Ridge Bones A Treat For Dogs, Local Company

Mountain Balm
The High Country is well-known as fertile ground for the entrepreneurial spirit; for centuries local success stories have abounded here of building an enterprise from the ground up. Two of the most recent and best well-known, Boone Drug and the Mast General Store, just happen to represent the top outlets for one of the best examples of them all.

Underdog, We Hardly Knew Ye
Saturday Morning Cartoons Go MIA

Author Wages “Holy War” At Watauga County Public Library


Watauga Humane Society Plans Seventh Annual Fur Ball
Area animal lovers should dust off their dancing shoes next month. The Watauga Humane Society will hold its Seventh Annual Fur Ball Friday, Aug. 6.

Cheek Plans Fundraiser For Troops, Families At Dealership
Flea collars, baby wipes and powdered drink mixes – those are just some of the items Norman Cheek hopes to collect next weekend.

High Country United Way Holds Weeks Of Caring
Organization Plans Campaign Kickoff Events For Aug. 6, 7

A Vision of Health Care Equity
Local resident and ASU associate professor of Physics Dr. Marian Peters knows what to do when she falls ill; it’s what everyone with health insurance does, make an office visit to her physician.

Disabled American Veterans Take Care Of Their Own
In a continuing effort to stand by their own, members of Watauga County’s Disabled American Veterans Chapter 90 constantly search for ways to make each new day easier to bear.

Land Trusts Gather At Mast General Stores To Honor Land Trust Day

Charlotte Smith Earns Arts Convention Scholarship
Local Education Leader Attends National Arts Conference in DC

Annual Flower Show To Showcase High Country Gardeners

OASIS Announces Expansion Of Transitional Housing Program

Nominations For FSA County Committee Elections

Just As Soon Be In Boone

Making the Arts a Reality


ACHS Students “Practice Medicine” With The Best During Camp Med
Students from ACHS seemed to have learned more about medicine than they ever dreamed they would.

4-H Summer Parks Take On Road Clean-Up Projects
The week of July 6 through July 9 Group II participants took the challenge from 4-H Summer Parks Director, Jennifer Miller, to see which group could pick up the most trash.

Quality Clothing For Work And Play
New and slightly worn quality clothing for work and play at everyday prices can be found at a brand new shop in West Jefferson.

A.S.H.E. Thanks Community For Successful Fundraising
A Safe Home for Everyone would like to thank all of the “inmates” who participated in our Get Out of Jail fundraiser at The Christmas in July festival.

McFarland President To Speak At Friends’ Meeting Wednesday

WIN Group Kicks Off Business Start-Up Workshop

Chairs Rock Around County Prior To Auction

Quilters Guild And Car Show Sponsored

4-H Summer Parks Leaders Recognized

First Session Of Summer Parks Very Busy

Skyline Awards 11 Scholarships in 2004

Hands Are Not For Hitting Presented By A.S.H.E.

A Day in the Life…

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Portraits Of A
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