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Scrambled Squares Hits Century Mark
For any weekly television program, making it to the 100th program is a big deal. It means that the show has survived for at least two years and has generated enough popular appeal to become part of the TV fabric of our times.

Fall Foliage Primer Available On-Line
The first day of fall comes much later than the first question about the status of the leaf color in the North and South Carolina Mountains.

The End of the Edna Era
Bargain hunters on a budget have long associated Edna Hartley’s shy smile and soft voice with RAM’s Rack Thrift Store in Boone.

Breakfast Kicks Off Red Ribbon Celebration
High Country residents can join the fight against addiction this month.

Making The Transition
Life Renewal Institute Offers Coaching Through Change

New UNC-TV Special Taped in Boone
Appalachian Showcase Spotlights ASU’s Music Dept.

Choose & Cut Tree Farm Tour Slated For October 9

Update on the Mast Store Annex

Drumming Workshop at Moses Cone Manor

Harrison Presents Reading Sept. 30 at Visiting Writers Series

Publication Documents North Carolina Pottery


Dream Dates
The High Country United Way is bringing out the bachelors this month. The HCUW will hold its second annual Bid for Bachelor fundraiser Saturday, Oct, 9 at 7 p.m. at the Broyhill Inn & Conference Center.

Mentor Spreads Word About Value Of Hometown Heroes Program
Keith Honeycutt has seen firsthand the difference a mentor can make in a child’s life. That’s why the Watauga County commissioner is helping spread the word about the Watauga Youth Network’s Hometown Heroes mentoring program, which has 25 boys and five girls in Watauga County who are waiting for mentor matches.

Give-Away At Shelter Rock Provides Much-Needed Aid To Flood Victims
By the time 11:00 rolled around on Saturday morning, a line of cars stretched down the driveway and out onto Church Street.

Humane Society Holds Pet Show, Dog Jog In October
High Country pet lovers have two fun ways to help the Watauga Humane Society in October. The humane society will hold its eighth annual pet show at the Boone Mall Saturday, Oct. 2 and its 2004 Dog Jog Saturday, Oct. 23 at the Watauga County Recreation Complex and on Boone’s Greenway Trail.

Celebrations, Rituals And Rites Of Passage Are Focus Of Appalachian Humanities Program
Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences will present a series of lectures focusing on celebrations, rituals and rites of passage its Appalachian Humanities Program.

Blowing Rock Bids Farewell To Town Clerk
Beach Retires After Three Decades Of Service

Groundbreaking:A Milestone For Baptist Children’s Homes

Watauga County 4-H Participant Wins At Mountain State Fair

Backstage Theatrical Supply Opens In High Country

Turchin Center Offers “Art After School”

Whitener Speaks At NRECA Conference

Freedom 2004 With Kelly Green

Weekly Sustainable Energy Workshops Begin Oct. 4

Sustainable Living Tour Oct. 2

Fall Open House Rescheduled for Oct. 2

Donoghue Receives Posthumous Award By DAV

A Fond Farewell


Humane Society Presents Donation To Animal Control For Kennel Doors
Members and supporters of the Ashe County Humane Society were able to raise funds to purchase several new kennel doors for the Ashe Animal Control facility.

Pets Welcome To Receive Blessing
The Episcopal Parish of the Holy Communion will hold its annual Blessing of the animals and Pets on Sunday, Oct. 3 at Holy Trinity in Glendale Springs as part of the 10 a.m. Eucharist service.

Support The ACHS Marching Band By Attending Festival
The 6th Annual Husky Vanguard Invitational Festival of Bands will be held Saturday at the Football Stadium at Ashe County High School beginning at 4 p.m. where about 1,200 students will be gathering to perform throughout the evening.

$2 Million Jefferson Landing Home Opens Its Doors To Benefit Hospice
Home Will Be Open For Tours Saturday

State Park Takes Us Down The River

Modern Use of Draft Horses in Logging and Restorative Forestry Demonstrated

Ashe Tile And Natural Stones Opens In West Jefferson

Local Woman Receives Award From High Country Council Of Governments

McFarland President To Speak At Entrepreneurial Conference

English/Spanish Interpreter Training Level III Offered In Ashe

Ashe County Water Screenings Scheduled Tuesday, Oct. 5

Reception Held For New County Librarian

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