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20 CENTURY HISTORY
A special section devoted to the 20th Century development of a diverse mountain region.



HEALTH ISSUES

Homeowners - Beware Of The Silent Killer
Carbon Monoxide Can Be Deadly

Ashe Congregational Health Ministry Meets With New Staff

Watauga Library Hosts Session About Permanent Cosmetics



COLUMNS


Lovin' Spoonful

Great Outdoors

Que Pasa

Skiing




ARCHIVES POSTED JANUARY 13, 2005   

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

Between Iraq and a Hard Place
If you’ve been to downtown Boone this week, you can tell by the snail-like snarl of traffic that Appalachian State University has begun a new semester. Thousands of college students have returned to the High Country to continue their educational endeavors as ASU Mountaineers.

Native Son Has Hope For Brighter Future In Kosovo
The following is the second of a two-part series on Indiana National Guardsman Maj. Robert Millsaps, a Watauga native, who is serving the NATO Kosovo Forces in Kosovo.

Eighty Pounds Or Else
New NC Booster Seat Law Punishes the Skinny

Area Church Collects Donations For Tsunami Relief
Liberty United Methodist Church is a rural, family church in the Matney community, its roots stretching far back to 1892.

New Titles For 2005
Parkway Publishers Keeps Them Coming

Johnson Brings Glimpse Of Southern Winter To Watauga Library

Hicks To Tell Tall Tales In Raleigh


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I Have A Dream Week Rekindles King’s Message
High Country residents can renew their commitment to Martin Luther King’s dream of racial and cultural harmony this month thanks to the I Have A Dream (IHAD) Task Force.

2005 I Have A Dream Week Programs

Program At Lees-McRae College To Provide New Opportunities To Women In Need
Since its creation in 1900, Lees-McRae College has educated students not only in academics, but also in the importance of community service.

Mr. WHS Pageant Raises Funds For Local Family
Twenty Watauga High School students will compete for the title of Mr. WHS this weekend while raising funds for a local family in need.

Give, But Give Wisely
BBB Warns Tsunami Relief Scams Likely

Writers by the Swarm
Stephen Kirk Publishes Scribblers: Stalking the Authors of Appalachia

$1,000 Checks Brighten Christmas for Flood Victims

School Board Honors Chairman With Certificate


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History In The Making
If you couldn’t help noticing all the beautiful old buildings in Ashe County, well, neither can Sherri Joines Wyatt and Lori Tolliver-Jones.

Scouting Training For Hispanic Christmas Tree Workers Planned

Ashe County Extension Staff Receives State Recognition

Valentines Day Dinner/Dance Benefit Event Scheduled
The third Annual Children’s Trust Fund Dinner/Dance fund raiser will be held at Jefferson Landing on Saturday Feb. 12, beginning at 6:30 p.m. with dinner and ending with dancing to the music of Donnie Story and The Fried Pies until Midnight.

Master Gardener Returns To Ashe County For Winter/Spring 2005

Ashe County Volunteer Awards Ceremony Set For April 21st

New River Community Partners Mini-grant Opportunity

Integrated Pest Management Class Scheduled Jan. 27

Book Discussion Group Sees High Turnout

Skyland Books Welcomes Local Writer Saturday

Soup’s On!



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