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Two Assistant Managers And A Boone Institution
When Stephen King came to the Chalet Theater to see the movie adaptation of his The Green Mile, he had to pay for a ticket. Being the most successful author of the twentieth century doesn’t guarantee that everyone will recognize your face.

Library Hosts Discussion About Summer Reading Book
The Watauga County Library is doing its part to encourage all of Watauga County to read the same book.

Big Sale Combines Bargains With Environmental Awareness
Bargains will abound this weekend for Appalachian State University students and High Country residents.

Fifty Bucks for a Pair of Flip-Flops?
Conservative political pundits have tried to give presidential candidate John Kerry the label of “Mr. Flip Flop.” They may want to rethink that attack because today’s young people just loooooove their flip-flops.

Superintendent Relishes Start Of School Year In Watauga
The 2003-2004 academic year was a learning experience for Dr. Bobbie Short.

Woods Hideaway
Iron Mountain Inn A Refuge Inside A Refuge

Get Happy
A Smile a Day keeps the doctor away.

Appalachian’s Visiting Writers Series Fall Schedule Announced

Winner Of The 2003 Brockman-Campbell Book Award


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Blowing Rock Art Auction Raises Over $100,000
In a rare instance of artistic solidarity, 47 artists joined forces last month to try to raise money for the Blowing Rock Art & History Museum.

Parents Play Crucial Role In Learning
Tips To Support Your Child’s Success In School

Watauga Humane Society Hosts Rummage Sale Aug. 20, 21
One of the High Country’s largest rummage sales takes place this weekend in Boone.

Humane Society President Prepares To Pass Torch
More than three decades ago the plight of one dog convinced Dee Dundon to join an effort that has since saved the lives of thousands of High Country animals.

Salvation Army Thrift Store Relocates
Increased Space Offers Shopper Convenience

High Country Bank Shows Support For Western Watauga County

Changing Your Energy Through Dowsing

New General Manager Of High Country Honda Named

Log Homes Are A Hot Commodity In The County

Local Man Coordinates Benefit Singing For Hospice

The iVoteValues Truck Makes Stops In Boone

N.C. Arts Council Awards $4,000 to ASU’s Visiting Writers Series

Clodhoppers Perform At The Playhouse Saturday


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Angels Of Ashe - Ashe Services For The Aging, Meals On Wheels
They say that man has three basic needs for survival…food, shelter and water. Imagine for a moment that you are in a particular situation, due to various reasons, where one of these three basics needs, food, is not an option for you.

Electric Cooperatives Provide Vital Link In Amber Alert Program
Blue Ridge Electric and Blue Ridge Energies Join the Effort

Workshops To Focus On Small Family Farms
Second Annual Women In Agriculture Conference August 27

Fundraising Rocking Chair Project To Benefit A.S.H.E.
Rocking chairs by local artists can be seen across the community that have been specially designed and painted for a silent auction to raise funds for A.S.H.E., A Safe Home for Everyone.

Everything Equine
Horse Studies Program Expanding At Wilkes Community College

Les Miller Named Superintendent At Upper Mountain Research Station In Laurel Springs

Local Students Awarded Scholarships From Blue Ridge Electric

Grassroots Arts Program Funds Available

Win Cash In North Carolina Tomato Recipe Contests

ACHS Baker Places Third In National Cookie Contest

Consolidation Celebration At Westwood Elementary

Blue Ridge Mushroom Club Foray Materializes

Princess Of The High Country To Be Chosen



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