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Give Blood At A Local Blood Drive Soon

Flu Vaccines Available To Public
Restrictions Loosened January 3

Coping With Holiday Stress
The holidays are a time of family, joy and peace, but it can also be stressful because of high expectations.



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highcountryWEEKLY....................................

A Christmas Love Story - Seventy-Three Years And Counting
June Greene says he’s been on the hook for seventy-three years, and according to his sweet bride, Thelma, “He’s still hangin’ on.” On December 16, 1931, June A. Greene and Thelma Brown were married by Justice of the Peace J. Wilson in Mountain City, Tennessee.

Hometown Christmas Memories And A Doll Named Donna
The year was 1963. Christmas was drawing near, but the holiday spirit was absent from the Pritchard family home.

To The Governor’s Door In ’04
Representing West End Wreaths and the NCCTA, Scott, Beckie, Camden and Thomas Ballard presented Governor Mike Easley with 20 wreaths.

New Los Arcoiris Location In Boone Enjoys Immediate Success
HHalf a year of hard work and attention to detail by Alfredo Alvarez resulted in a restaurant that’s appealing to the palate and the eye. Alvarez spent about six months making sure the restaurant’s new Boone location looked and felt authentic before opening it.

NBC & CBS Bounce Bouncer Ad
United Church of Christ’s Controversial Commercial Now Airing on MTN


wataugaWEEKLY........................................

High Country United Way Nears Campaign Goal
The High Country United Way continues to edge closer to its 2004-2005 fundraising goal, but HCUW officials have no plans to slow down their efforts when they do reach the mark. As of press time the HCUW had raised $294,300, or about 98 percent of its $300,000 goal.

Empty Tables, Full Tables
Soup For You Kitchen To Open At Family Central January 8

OASIS Halftime Auction Raises $725
Anyone who has ever played organized basketball knows how short the 15 minutes of halftime can seem. Before you even have a chance to catch your breath and formulate a plan for the second half, it’s time to go back on the court.

County Schools Raise Funds For High Country United Way
Green Valley Leads Way With $608 Contribution

Put Your Donations To Work For Your Community

Realtors Donate To Hunger Coalition

Long-Time Hospice Volunteer Honored

NCDA&CS To Host Series Of Risk Management Workshops

Winter Weather May Be Worse Than Normal This Year

Ten Tips For Holiday Baking With Kids

DSS Worker Earns Award Of Excellence

The Christmas Story Never Grows Old

That’s A Wrap

Clearing The Way


asheWEEKLY..............................................

Equine Studies Announced At Ashe Center
Horses dot almost as much of the Ashe County landscape as cattle, and now those interested in learning more about one of the county’s favorite animals can do so at Wilkes Community College. The Ashe Center of WCC will announce a range of equine and equestrian courses beginning in the spring semester.

State Employees’ Credit Union Members Create Scholarship Program
All North Carolina Public High Schools to Benefit

Wildlife Commission Schedules Outdoors Workshop For Women
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has scheduled a three-day workshop for women to help them learn a variety of outdoors skills including fishing, boating, camping, hunting and outdoor survival.

Ashe County Middle School Group Participates In Residency

Mini Food Show Held At Westwood Elementary School

Creston Methodist Church Begins Fellowship Hall

Santa And Friends Visit The Ashe County Youth Center

A Holiday Treat From McFarland And Friends Of The Library

Thefts Require Shoppers To Be Extra Cautious During Holidays

Christmas Cheer Lights The Holiday Season

Christmas Plays Held Across County

Safe Holiday Shopping Tips

Windy Days Of December

ACYC Receives Christmas Presents Early

Happy Holidays From CPO



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