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Addie Trivette Is Matriarch of Five Generations
Addie Trivette recently celebrated her 98th birthday and says, “The party went on for three days!” As matriarch of five generations (twice!), Mrs. Trivette says it’s hard to get everyone together all at the same time, so the celebration extended as long as necessary to give family members and friends all a chance to stop in and wish her well.

Retired FBI Profiler Returns To Boone
Alan Brantley has looked into the faces of some of North America’s most ruthless criminals.

Tradition Serves As Heartbeat Of Celebrations
Down through the ages, Valentines Day and its traditions have presented many opportunities for expressions of love.

Daniel Boone Monument Will Return
AIn 1912, a monument was erected in Boone’s honor at a cost of $203.17 by W.L. Bryan, then the mayor of Boone. The monument was torn down in the 1960s, and replaced on the ASU campus on the corner of Rivers Street and Stadium Drive, near the Justice Hall dormitory in 1969.

Local Artist Featured In Magazine
Local artist Mary-Ann Prack was recently featured in the Independent Weekly’s “Best of 2004” issue.

Local Realtor In Popular TV Show
“One Tree Hill” is a one-hour show that can be seen on Tuesdays on WBTV, Charlotte, at 9 p.m.

Author Brings Wide Array Of Work Experiences To Library
Cashion, who wrote “How the Sun Shines on Noise,” will speak at the Watauga County Public Library Saturday, Feb. 12 at 11:30 a.m.

Leaf’s Labours Lost
New Book Chronicles Tobacco Harvests


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High Country United Way Blows Past Fundraising Goal
High Country United Way leaders are celebrating the biggest fundraising success in the organization’s history. The HCUW more than met its 2004-2005 fundraising campaign goal of $300,000. The non-profit group has already exceeded that goal by $45,000.

Hunger Coalition Saves Holidays For Young Family
This is part of a series to raise awareness about High Country United Way Agencies.

SADD Club Makes A Difference
The SADD Club at Watauga High School, met with the board members of Watauga County’s Hospice last week and presented them with a check for $600.

Watauga Library Promotes Poetry With Contest, Readings
High Country poets will descend on the Watauga County Public Library this month.

Watauga Historical Society Regroups
Locals Hope To Revive Interest In Local History

Local Photography Studio Announces Baby & Child Portrait Contest

Arts Partnership Seeks Local Artists and Folklorists for On-line Directory

Humane Society Offers Low-Cost Microchip Clinic

Waves Of Relief For Tsunami Victims


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Newest Mural Placed On Wall Friday At Jefferson Station
“Apples to Oranges” is the newest mural that is on display at Jefferson Station and local artist Brian Murphy is pleased to be a part of the new mural project.

Teacher Of The Year Recognized
Polly Jones was recognized Monday evening at the Board of Education meeting and received a plaque from Board Member Dorothy Witherspoon.

Local Migrant Education Program Hires New Program Assistant
The 4-H Migrant Education Program works with employers in the construction, carpentry, landscaping and food preparation fields as well as other fields that may have employees who are eligible for the program that can benefit both the employer and their workers.

Still Eleven Months To Go
Ashe 2005 Historic Calendar Reduced to $5

Good Deeds Club Donates Money To Local Student And A.S.H.E.

SkyLine Announces Participation In FRS Scholarship Program

ASU Hosts Scholar Weekend For 7th-12th Graders March 19-20

ACHS Brass Section Performs With Chestnut Brass Company

More At Four Pre-K Receives Special Visitors

Local Artist Helps Children’s Trust Fund Benefit

2004 President Of Ashe Board Of Directors Receives Plaque

New Ashe County Realtor Board Of Directors Named

Community Invitation To Mountain Hearts Panel Concerning Prevention



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