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HEALTH ISSUES

Flu Case Confirmed In Ashe County
Hospital & Nursing Home Enforces Limits On Visitors

Teaching Others To Save Lives
First Aid, CPR Instructor Earns Red Cross Award

Library Program Offers Intelligent Way To Lose Weight
High Country residents can learn how to lose weight the smart way this month at the Watauga County Library.




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Andy Finds Hope
Life was going along at average speed for forty-one year old Andy Carpenter as fall of 2003 approached. As Assistant Director of Facility Services at Lees-McRae, he was active and content with life, a picture of health, who loved coming home to his wife, Autumn, each evening.

The Man with the Baton
National Symphony Orchestra Conductor Leonard Slatkin Speaks

Boone Service League Holds Fashion Show, Silent Auction
Join the Boone Service League (BSL) for an afternoon of fabulous fashions, food and shopping Saturday, April 9.

Area Schools Showcase Results of Arts-Based Teaching Model
Nine area public schools which have adopted an arts-based model for teaching and learning will have the opportunity to demonstrate results of the program.


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Watauga Relay For Life Holds Kickoff Celebration
Watauga County Relay for Life volunteers hit the ground running this week. They began their 2005 fundraising campaign with the fifth annual Watauga County Relay for Life Kickoff Celebration March 22 at Greenway Baptist Church. Almost 300 people attended the event.

National Inhalants And Poison Awareness Week
The awareness week has been proven to help in fighting the battle of inhalant use.

Event Spells Victory For Education Foundation
The Boone Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual Spelling Bee for Grownups Tuesday, and a host of representatives from local businesses and organizations turned out in an attempt to spell victory.

Easter Shoe Box Collection For Tsunami Victims
Samaritan’s Purse Extends Relief Efforts

Relay Helps Support Hope Lodge . . . A Place For Healing

Deep Gap Ruritan Provides Gifts For Veterans

High Country Media To Produce 2005 Odyssey Of The Mind

Serving Watauga Youth Network

Egg Scramble On The Manor House Lawn

OASIS Promotes Child Abuse Awareness Month

Sugar Mountain Resort Hosts Easter Egg Hunt On The Slopes

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Teams Can Join Relay For Life To Help Fight Cancer
A kick-off celebration was held Monday evening to start planning for the Ashe County Relay For Life.

Local Leader Shares Story, Encourages Others
Michael Kelleher hopes to help mothers out there who are just like his mom was 30 years ago and other kids out there who are just like he was as a child.

Pets In The Park To Celebrate National Youth Service Day
Pets in the Park, a fun-filled event being planned to get youth involved in their own community will be held April 16th complete with kids activities, concessions, a dog show and more.

Arts Council Sponsors Programs In Schools
In January and February, the Ashe County Arts Council provided a variety of arts programming to the schools in the county.

Art & Soul Photography Continues To Give Back To Community

Copies Of Important Book Discovered

English/Spanish Interpreter Classes Rescheduled

26th Annual Northwest Artist’s League Competition Announced

4-H Husky Success Kicks Off At ACHS

Students Participate In JAM Program

Southern Pine Beetle Workshop Rescheduled

Foxx Meets With Farmers



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