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Beauty Beyond The Crown
She walks into the local library for an interview . . . heads turn while onlookers know there is something special about her. Most assuredly, her outward appearance is something to behold, but what rests beneath the dazzling smile, a beauty queen title, and the crown she wears with dignity, tell us the “rest of the story,” about Brittany Akers.

New Technology Provides Old-Fashioned House Calls
When Norman Cheek underwent hip replacement surgery, the little dealer with the big heart was more or less homebound for a matter of months.

Cobbler Shoppe Bids Farewell
After 89 years of serving the feet of the High Country, the Cobbler Shoppe has soled its last shoe.

A Civil War Submarine Tells All
Readers of all ages love a good mystery. When that mystery also has the elements of local history, war, sea adventures, and scientific forensic sleuths, it is indeed hard to resist.

Pioneer Of Gene Targeting Talks March 15 At Appalachian
Appalachian State University’s Morgan Lecture Series features a lecture by Dr. Mario Capecchi of the University of Utah.

A History of Saving Lives
Watauga County Red Cross Book Signing at Mast Store in Boone Saturday


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Boone Mall Hosts Volunteer Fest
Janet Pepin wants to connect potential volunteers with the organizations who need them. The Volunteer Resource Center’s executive director, Pepin is helping organize the 2005 Volunteer Fest, which will be Saturday, March 12 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Boone Mall.

Mountain Alliance Reaches Youth Through Adventure
Editor’s Note: This is part of a series to raise awareness about High Country United Way Agencies.

Couple Relies On Training While Volunteering With Red Cross
Editor’s Note: To celebrate March as American Red Cross Month “The Mountain Times” is running a series of articles about award-winning volunteers from the Watauga County Chapter. This week’s story features Dr. Geri Miller and Dr. Ron Hood, who have been named the chapter’s co-volunteers of the year for disaster services.

Empty Bowls Dinner Set for March 19
WHS Students & Area Restaurants Help Hunger Coalition

Stacking Pancakes And Climbing Walls
Non-Profit Organizations Raise Funds With Day Of Activities At Watauga High School

Powerful Drama Depicts Crucifixion and Resurrection Of Christ
Free Tickets Available But Going Fast

Boone Area Children’s Clothing Sale Coming Soon
Spring Sales Event A Unique Opportunity

“Iron and Silk” Selected For Appalachian’s Summer Reading Program

Manufacturer Honors Local Persons With Awards

Clearing The Way


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Seniors Coordinate Fashion Show At ACHS With Uptown Threads
A fashion show held at Ashe County High School and organized by the Uptown Threads Fashion Advisory Board went very well again this year.

Used Car Ministry To Target Teens
A new and innovative used car ministry has started in Ashe County strictly to let the community know that someone cares about them.

Local Tsunami Relief Campaign Closes In Success
The combined efforts of Jefferson’s Old Town Association, West Jefferson Business Association and Ashe County Chamber of Commerce provided $1,300.25 for tsunami relief.

Tuition-Free College Courses Offered For High School Students
Ashe Center To Host Parent’s Night On March 7

A.S.H.E. Thanks Community For Support
Needs Are Ongoing, Wish List Presented

Vast Array Of Opportunities Exist for Hospice Volunteers
Training Set To Begin March 15

Princeton Invites Area Gifted Students To Summer Study

Camp Ginger Cascades Offers Place To Make Friends & Memories

Talent Search Travels Nationwide

Educators Attend NCCAT Seminar

Agricultural Trails Meeting Scheduled Next Thursday

Local Students Serve As Health Forum Emcees

Local Trooper Is Promoted To Higher Rank

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