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Wilderness First Aid Course Offered April 16-17 At Appalachian

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highcountryWEEKLY....................................

Amy Shelton Is March Woman of the Month
Just mention the name of Amy Shelton in the western end of the county, and it doesn’t take long to figure out that the lady means something special to her community.

Heirloom Seeds Provide Rich Cultural History
Jim Veteto has put his green thumb to good purpose, collecting heirloom seeds in the hope of promoting agricultural diversity.

ASU to Explore Film Studies Classes
Open House & Panel Discussion Wednesday in Student Union

Can You Hear Me Now?
On The Road With A Verizon Wireless Test Man

In The Footsteps of Daniel Boone
Boone Biographer at Black Bear Books Sunday

More Book-Signings at Black Bear Books

Free Workshops Offered


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Dispensing Defibrillators
Making a donation at this week’s High Country Heart Breakfast could help save someone’s life. That’s because proceeds from the breakfast will help Watauga County Healthy Carolinians (WCHC) purchase automated external defibrillators (AEDs), which the non-profit group will place throughout Watauga County.

Boo Boo Bunnies And Books
Library Hosts Easter Activities, Discussion About Pulitzer Prize Winner

Hearty Meal
Rick Looper will get his first taste of a Heart Breakfast this week. Looper is in his first year as executive director of Appalachian/Brian Estates, which is co-sponsoring the breakfast along with the Hastings Company.

The Last Supper Comes to Life Next Thursday
Re-enacted Easter Scene at Boone United Methodist Church

Odyssey Of The Mind State Finals To Bring 3,000 Visitors April 7-8
The business community will be extending the “Hand of Hospitality” to approximately 3,000 visitors.

Boone Hosts March For March
Boone will host the first March for March Saturday, March 19 from 10 to 11 a.m.

A Winner of a Dinner
Empty Bowls Event at WHS Saturday Evening

Historical Society Meets

Group Collects Computers For Ghana

Youth Summit On The Hill This Weekend

March Madness


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Fleet Feet Wins At Spring Fest
The Fleet Feet Cloggers had several groups place first in their respective categories of competition at the Spring Fling 20th Anniversary competition.

Monica’s Haven: A Safe Home for Everyone
In July 2003, A Safe Home for Everyone (A.S.H.E.) was able to open an emergency shelter for women and children who were fleeing a violent home.

Lunch And Learn Mini Seminars Continue
There was a good turnout at the second segment of the Lunch and Learn Series last week where Dr. Pat Mitchell, Ashe County’s Director of Economic Development presented information about the government’s role in Economic Development.

FFA Members Participate In State Leadership Conference
Members from the Ashe County FFA Chapter participated in the 2005 MEGA Conference conducted by the North Carolina FFA Association on March 5-6, 2005.

Ashe County Seed Swap & Grafting School
On Saturday, 3/26 at Family Central

Applications For SkyLine Youth Programs Now Available

School Nurse Receives National Certification

Get REAL Youth Program Helps Local Youth

ACHS Receives Visit From Molasses Creek

Local Detective To Speak At Friends Of Library Meeting

Weekend Planned For Youth Groups And Leaders

Ashe Partnership For Children Receives State Awards For Exceeding Goals

Spelling Bee Champ



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