New Pediatric Wing Gets A Fundraising Boost
TThe first-ever designated Pediatrics Wing of
Watauga Medical Center is now complete and will get an added
boost in October as The High Country Newcomers Club hosts
a fundraising event to help with any needed furnishings
Book Stumps Jeopardy Champion
Jeopardy record-holder Ken Jennings finally hit
a snag, and a Jefferson, North Carolina, book publisher
had a hand in it.
Slaw, Beans & Hushpuppies
New Barbecue Book Highlights Appalachian Recipes
If you manage to sleep late this Saturday and
wake up thinking about fixing breakfast or lunch, think
again. Instead, head down to Bare Essentials Natural Market,
where you can get a taste of both at the natural food stores
7th Annual Taste Fair.
Perspective Features Cedric Jennings
Education is a priority, and parents and teachers
should encourage students to excel, says Cedric Jennings.
Way Assists Disaster Relief Agencies With Donations
The HCUW presented checks of $1,200 and $750,
respectively, to the Watauga County Chapter of the American
Red Cross and the Hunger Coalition for their efforts to
provide relief to those affected by floods caused by the
remnants of Hurricanes Ivan and Frances.
County Library Seeks Local Authors
The Watauga County Public Library is putting out
a call to all local authors.
Day of Pampering
On Saturday, October 2, 2004 the seventh annual
Womens Day of Pampering will be taking
place at the new auditorium at Watauga Medical Center.
Holds Big Sweep Oct. 2 To Clean Streams
This years North Carolina Big Sweep couldnt
have come at a better time for High Country streams and
Country Council Of Governments Holds Annual Banquet
Ashe Countys Clara Miller Receives Award
Makes Difference In Childs Life
Holds Benefit Golf Tournament, Bid For Bachelor
Scout Service Unit Invites Public To Sept. 25 Picnic
Humane Society Postpones Dog Jog
Store Annex Battles Ivan, Will Re-Open by October 1st
Horse Creek Farm Featured In Southern Living
Owners Ron and Suzanne Joyner are excited about
this latest round of publicity for their farm and are hoping
that the publicity they are now receiving might lead to
them finding apple tree species that are nearly extinct.
Back, With Class
The two massive oak trees frame a perfect view
of Bluff Mountain; turn around and the picture is still
perfect; a restored 1870s frame classic that is the
Buffalo Tavern Bed and Breakfast.
Reorganization Meeting Of Ashe Homebuilders Association
Organizers Dick Workman and Tom Pope said recently
during an interview that the association will provide many
benefits to local builders and others in the industry.
Of Service On The Road
Milepost 239 on the Blue Ridge Parkway might not
strike you as one of the worlds great meeting places,
but it is. There for the past 44 years, folks from all over
the world have met Sparkie and Margaret Sparkman, welcoming
them to the Bluffs Coffee Shop and Lodge.
Conference To Teach Basics Of Starting A Small Business
Serving In Africa To Speak In Jefferson
Jim Harrell To Rally Ashe Democrats
Bargains To Be Found At The Fall Library Book Sale
Retires From Mount Jefferson Presbyterian After 22 Years
the New River: Lifeblood of Ashe County
FFA Member to Represent North Carolina
FFA Member Earns State FFA Degree