Hanging Of Will Banks:
From A Playwrights Hand
Like almost everyone from Ashe, had heard the story of the
last public hanging in the county that had taken place outside
the historic courthouse in Jefferson in 1907.
Hanging Of Will Banks:
From An Artists Eye
Growing up in Ashe County, certain stories and images, make
the rounds and are carried with them by succeeding generations;
the seaplane landing in the New River, the flood of 40,
the winter of 60.
Professor Studies Ion Chemistry to Learn The Origin Of The
An Appalachian State University physics professor
is working to help solve one of the riddles of the universe:
Author Launches Latest Thriller
Local author Scott Nicholson will be launching
his new novel The Manor at Black Bear Books
Sky Ranch: Where Challenges Becomes Strength
For half a century, the Jack B. Sharp family has
made dreams come true for thousands of individuals with
both mental and physical disabilities.
Of Mud And Straw
Natural Builders Demonstrate Cob Construction
Hometown Heroes Program Seeks Volunteers To Spend
Time With Children
Collector, Subject Of Book Speak At Watauga Library
Jog Benefits Watauga Humane Society
Dogs and their humans will take center stage this
month in Boone to benefit the Watauga Humane Society.
For Humanity Holds Building On Faith Week
Watauga County Habitat for Humanity will be hosting
its first Building on Faith week, Sept. 11 through
The Litter! Participants Invite All To Anniversary Breakfast
Stop the Litter! leaders report a growing ground
swell of interest in this weeks anniversary breakfast.
Society, ACT Raise Thousands With Sales
Two High Country non-profit organizations raised
more than a total of $27,000 in one weekend recently by
holding large-scale rummage sales.
Power Workshops To Be Offered This Fall
Ever wanted to harvest your own wind power, but didnt
know how to get started?
Avery Habitat to Build House in Four Days
Award to Honor Outstanding Freshman Seminar Instructor
Planned to Teach How Prescribed Fire Can Benefit the Forest
Colony Invites Community To Annual Celebration
Energy Conference To Be Held Sept. 11
Fundraising Flea Market Complete Success
A fundraiser for Hospice of Ashe held over the
weekend raised more than $5,000 in honor of Charles Fleenor,
a quiet man who devoted his time to helping others, according
to organizers who were very pleased with the outcome.
For Life On September 11th
The Ashe Pregnancy Care Centers annual fundraising
event Walk For Life will be held on in Jefferson.
That Jazz Event Raises $8,000 For A.S.H.E.
Fifteen local artists have donated their time
and artistic talents to create one-of-a-kind, unique, functional,
artsy rocking chairs.
Bohemia Gallerys Grand Opening
A brand new addition to downtown West Jefferson
is Bohemia, the towns newest art gallery and coffee
bar. In addition to offering original artwork by local and
national artists, Bohemia offers a full line of freshly
brewed espresso-based drinks.
Old Lansing Schoolhouse Throw
Thinking of ways to raise money for the Festival,
Farmer contacted Mike Harman, the founder of Buffalo Creek
Weavers in West Jefferson and a sixth-generation weaver.
Coordinating New River Cleanup
The cleanup of the New River is part of the North
Carolina Big Sweep, a statewide effort to remove trash from
North Carolinas coastal and inland waterways.
Session For Seniors Planned At ACHS
Preservation Workshop Held By Cooperative Extension
Friends Country House Welcomes Guests
In Wellness To Soon End
Available To Local Artists