Eastern Women in the Movies
Every day the Middle East is front and center
in discussions of the important news developments of the
world. The war and elections in Iraq, the continued struggle
for peace among Israelis and Palestinians, and the assassination
of Lebanons former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri are
just three of the many Middle East topics dominating our
news this week.
Vines Is February Woman of the Month
When the Watauga County Council on the Status
of Women chooses a woman to represent each month of the
year, it must be someone who spends their personal time
in community service on a volunteer basis.
Review Releases Fall 2004 Issue
The fall 2004 edition of Cold Mountain Review has been published.
Kathryn Stripling Byer and Isabel Zuber Read From Their
Work March 3
Byers first book of poems, The Girl
In The Midst of the Harvest, appeared in 1986 in the
Associated Writing Programs Award Series.
Offers North Carolina Residents Access To Criminal Records
North Carolina Criminal history web site offers
to dump your Valentine if theyre a convicted felon.
Kicks Off March Of Dimes WalkAmerica Effort
Several High Country volunteers used Valentines Day
to celebrate their love for babies. They helped the March
of Dimes Appalachian Valley Division start its annual WalkAmerica
fundraising campaign on the right foot by participating
in a kick-off breakfast Feb. 14 at Golden Corral in Boone.
Disorder Educational Programs To Be Held
A series of educational programs will be held Feb.
21-24 at Appalachian State University to raise awareness
about body image and eating issues.
Recovery Committee Hires Coordinators
Last Septembers flooding from the remnants of Hurricanes
Frances and Ivan is already a distant memory for some High
Country residents. Others arent as fortunate.
Humane Society Battles Animal Overpopulation Epidemic
Scout Cookies Arrive
Only Gallery Holds Grand Opening Event Friday
A brand new gallery has moved into downtown West
Jefferson where art lovers can find only the original artwork
of Joanie Bell and Lenore De Pree.
County Student Serves As Governors Page
Joshua Aaron Bare of West Jefferson recently participated
in the Governors Page Program in Raleigh.
WCOK Heart Fund Auction
Volunteers are breaking out their throat lozenges. The 38th
Annual Heart Fund Auction on WCOK is this weekend.
Masons Offer Chance To Win Harley Sportster
The Ashe Masonic Lodge #594 A.F. & A.M. are
once again selling tickets for a chance to win a new 2005
Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom Sportster.
Country-Dogwood Realty Earns Top Company Rankings For 2004
Banks Painting Given Away