Novel By Ashe Native Includes Local Settings
Phillip Lewis, Ashe County native and author of
A Poor Mans Rain, wrote the novel using
Ashe and nearby counties as locales for the book. The main
parts of the story take place in Ashe County. Having
grown up here and been here for most of my life, placing
the characters and events primarily in this County was a
natural, the Lewis said.
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.
All Arabic To Me
Bill Hutchins, a Todd resident and a professor
of philosophy and religion at Appalachian State University,
has put his background in Arabic to use bringing works of
literature to English audiences.
Tales Of Wales
Author, Storyteller Plans Library Presentation On Welsh
Host Charles Benedict Dies
Dog Found In Downtown
County Relay For Life Begins 2005 Campaign
Watauga County Relay for Life leaders will start the ball
rolling next week on what they expect will be another successful
Creek Preschool Earns 5-Star Rating
Cove Creek Elementary School has become the first Watauga
County Schools preschool to earn a Five-Star rating.
Group Offers Nurturing Environment To Survivors
This is part of a series to raise awareness about High Country
United Way Agencies.
Helps Identify Lost Pets
The Watauga Humane Society is using computer technology
to help chip away at the problem of lost pets in the High
Country. Thanks to the humane society and area veterinarians,
owners can now take advantage of the process of microchipping
to give their pets a better chance of being identified if
theyre ever lost.
Society Promotes Pet Adoptions, Responsible Ownership
Microchipping isnt the only way that the
Watauga Humane Society is helping animals these days.
Service League Grant Application Deadline Approaches
High Country non-profit organizations have less
than a week remaining to apply for 2005 Boone Service League
Sale Benefits Watauga County Public Library
One of the largest book sales in the history of
Watauga County is just days away.
Bathanti Wins Watauga County Schools Spelling Bee
Pine Hospital To Sponsor Red Cross Blood Drive
Herb Conference Organized By The NC Natural Products Association
Scholarship Open To Families Of Law Enforcement
Annual High Country Heart Breakfast
Senior Qualifies For Distinguished Park Scholarship Award
For the first time ever, an Ashe County High School
student is going to the final interview for the Park Scholarship
from North Carolina State University. Amy Furches will soon
be interviewing for the award that will pay for her college
education in full.
Ashe Center Announces New Staff Member
Wilkes Community College is please to announce
the addition of Sherry Thompson to the staff of the colleges
Seniors Are Teaching Fellows Scholarship Finalists
The seniors hope to be chosen as one of the 400
Teaching Fellows scholarship recipients out of more than
2,000 students who are competing for the scholarships across
the state of North Carolina.
A Food Business Workshop Scheduled
The community is invited to a Developing
a New Business workshop where participants will be
able to explore how to start a new food business.
Book Appraisals Available At Raleigh Book Fair
Kenneth Gloss, professional appraiser, will be
offering free appraisals for up to two books at the upcoming
Raleigh Book Fair.
N Friends Announces New Hours
Pick Up Your
Chance To Win Tickets This Weekend And Help The GFPO
Skyline Supports GFPO With Donation
Kids Coalition Purchases Additional Car Seats
View Afterschool Enjoys String Celebration
Artist Scott Ainslie Visits Ashe County High School
Only Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Living Center Congratulates Nurse