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



HEALTH ISSUES

Blood Drives Scheduled To Help With Shortage



COLUMNS


Lovin' Spoonful

Great Outdoors

Que Pasa

Skiing




ARCHIVES POSTED FEBRUARY 3, 2005   

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

American Heart Association Goes Red For Women
On Friday, February 4, millions of women across America will wear red to help raise awareness of heart disease.

“Start With Your Heart” Gospel Benefit
In the time it takes you to read this page, sudden cardiac arrest will have claimed another victim.

Local Bands Rock For Tsunami Relief
ASU, Local Bands And Community Join Together for Tsunami Relief Benefit Friday Night

Blackwells Rekindle Farm House Spirit In High Country
EJ and Shirl Blackwell started a Blowing Rock tradition in 1954. Fifty years later they’ve created a similar High Country custom, but in a different location.

SAFE KIDS Coalition Offers Car Seat Inspections
February 13-19 is Child Passenger Safety Week

WHS Grad Pens Travel Guide
Party Europe 2005 Aimed at College Kids & Young Professionals

Dear Senator
New Memoir by Strom Thurmond’s Daughter Chronicles Civil Rights Era

International Author Hosts Workshops and Book Signing

Collins Chosen To Write Singing News History

Creative Workshop Series For Developmentally Disabled Children And Adults


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Center For Transformations Offers Ancient Healing Art
To the observer, a reiki treatment appears to be a gentle cross between massage and acupressure, but actually changes are taking place on the subatomic level and there is little actual touching.

Former NASA Member Lands At Children’s Playhouse
NASA’s loss is the Playhouse’s gain.

Tune In Boone
New Morning Show On 90.5 WASU

Mountain Pathways Holds Parent Education Night At Library
High Country parents have the perfect opportunity to learn more about the Montessori method of learning and teaching this week.

National Award -Winning Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists
Have you ever wondered who will be administering your anesthesia if you ever need surgery?

Women’s Award Now Accepting Nominations

WHS Gets Lathe Donation

Blue Ridge Realty Agents Open Second Location

Pisgah Inn Awarded New Concession Contract

Public Invited to Sustainable Energy Workshops

Be a Sweetheart...And Help Fight Hunger

Mentoring Information

Polar Plungers Brave Wintry Mix


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April’s School Of Dance Sees Success
April Roten, an Ashe County native, is the owner of the new dance school and she is very excited about her classes.

4-H Ashe Youth Connection Treats Mentors To Fun Evening
Mentors were treated to an evening of surprises and gifts last week when a black limo picked up the mentors at the Ashe Center of the Cooperative Extension and took them to Ashe Chiropractic where they received massages and more.

NOW Program Kickoff Meeting Sees Good Attendance In Ashe
The New Opportunities for Workers (NOW) Program is an entrepreneurial training program for unemployed or underemployed workers who may want to start a small business. A meeting was held last week at Family Central and had a good attendance, according to coordinators.

38th Annual WCOK Heart Fund Auction Seeks Donations, Business Sponsors

SkyLine Announces Participation In FRS Scholarship Program

NC Winter Vegetable Conference Scheduled In February

Lunch & Learn Seminars Kick Off Next Week

Local Organization Seeks Donations For Bulgarian Church



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