Miles High And Falling
Angela Tuttle will take to the air to take a stand
against sexual assault next month. Tuttle, OASIS client
services coordinator, and thousands of others across the
country will participate in Operation Freefall April 30
by stepping out of planes two miles in the air, then skydiving
to the ground.
Dinner Gala Helps High Country Amigos
High Country diners can enjoy a traditional Mexican
meal while helping High Country Amigos this weekend.
Drive Underway For School Playground
The children of Beech Mountain Elementary School
want your help. They need a new, well-equipped playground
for their school.
Feichter is fueling the effort to bring biodiesel to the
High Country. The president of Clear Creek Development,
Feichter wants businesses, individuals and public entities
to have the chance to use biodiesel fuel in their vehicles.
Thats why hes spreading the word about biodiesels
benefits and advantages.
Printing Earns Awards
Minors Printing Company continues to print success,
having received eight awards from the Printing Industry
of the Carolinas (PICA), Inc. for its 2004 achievements.
Essentials Presents Lecture On New York Times Bestseller
An upcoming lecture on The New York Times best
selling book The Makers Diet can help those wanting
to learn how to achieve extraordinary health.
Weavers Featured in National Geographic Traveler Magazine
The Crossnore School has received notice that
Crossnore Weavers has been chosen as one of an elite group
of sites and events highlighted in the first-of-its-kind
National Geographic Map Guide to Appalachia.
Bednosky Wins Mount Mitchell Challenge
Ultra-Runner Breaks 6-Hour Mark in 40-Mile Trail
On 19th Century North Carolina Women Presented March 17
Helps Keep Blood Donations Flowing
Valerie Dotson knows firsthand the importance of donating
blood. Thats why she volunteers to help others give
the gift of life. Her efforts and dedication recently earned
Dotson recognition as volunteer of the year for blood services
for the American Red Cross Watauga County Chapter.
Big Music Move Needs You
Miss Forsyth County, Brittany Akers is requesting
donations of used instruments, even those that might be
damaged, for disadvantaged children in public schools.
To Parent Makes Life Easier For Families
This is part of a series to raise awareness about High Country
United Way Agencies.
Sponsors Annual Seed Swap March 19
A foot of snow and zero-degree wind chill evoke thoughts
of spring, and a local farm stewardship group is expanding
its efforts this year across the growing season. The High
Country chapter of Carolina Farm Stewardship Association
(CFSA) is sponsoring monthly events through October, kicking
off with the annual seed swap and organic growers school
on March 19.
Of Influence Awards Presented To University And Community
Mentor, leader and community builder are traits
of this years Women of Influence Award winners.
Agent Bids Farewell To Watauga
Hamiliton Plans Move To Alabama A&M University
Returns To Freshman Seminar
Former ASU Student Now Heads Program
Safaris Return To The Playhouse
Clodhoppers Perform March 19
with Your Heart Fundraiser Brings In The Bucks
Preparation Workshop Held at Appalachian in April
Takes The Checkered Flag
Woman Wins First Place In Mount Mitchell Challenge
A Jefferson woman, Annette Bednosky, recently
swept a first place finish at the 40-mile 2005 Mount Mitchell
Challenge and defeated the multiple National Championship
winner, Ann Riddle Lundbladt.
The Arts, Buy A Bluebird House
Funds raised from this annual sale will be used
to support the Alleghany Art
Program Comenzando Bien Receives Grant
The March of Dimes North Carolina Chapter has awarded
a grant to Ashe Memorial Hospital to support Comenzando
Bien, a program that is aimed at underserved maternal
and child health needs here in Ashe and surrounding counties.
The program is a culturally appropriate prenatal education
curriculum for Latino Families.
Bowls, Overflowing Hearts
WHS Students Host Hunger Coalition Benefit Dinner
County Middle School Students Take A Bite Out Of Science
Ashe County Middle School participated in the
Science Olympiad program for the first time in the schools
history and brought eight first place medals home along
with several other medals as well.
Weather Awareness Week In North Carolina
March 13-19, 2005
Carolina Cooperative Extension Encourages Families To Live
Website Makes It Easier For Library To Get Information To
Deadline Approaching For Little Miss And Junior Miss Ashe
Poetry Contest Sponsored By Library
To Walk In Foot Steps Of U.S. Leaders