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Valle Crucis

A special section devoted to the 20th Century development of a diverse mountain region.


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.


Lovin' Spoonful


Sweet Tea

With Lemon



Veteran Presents Slide Show At Library About Palau Islands
George Holloway has never appeared on the CBS television show, “Survivor,” but he is the survivor of a far more important event. Holloway, who served in the military during World War II in the Pacific Ocean, will present a slide show about the Palau Islands

Dr. Elliott Engel Returns To High Country
Dr. Elliott Engel is a scholar and performer whose infectious enthusiasm and radiant wit create an imaginative and delightful presentations.

Banff Film Festival Attracts Record Crowd
Plans Underway for 10th Annual Visit in 2006

Spotlight on Valle Crucis
National Geographic Traveler & National Register of Historic Places Honor Watauga County Town


Packing the Pantry
Not only did everyone have a great time at the annual Empty Bowls Dinner, sponsored by the students of Watauga High School, but the event raised a record amount of money for the Hunger Coalition.

Celebrate Fossil Fools Day With Sustainable Energy Activities
People across the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom will gather for the Second Annual Fossil Fools Day Friday, April 1.

Local Couple Earns Farmer Of The Year Honor
A Watauga County couple was recognized as the 2005 Small Farmers of the Year by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service.

Science Fair Encourages Learning For Hundreds Of Students
Hundreds of High Country students showed off their scientific knowledge this month. Judges faced the difficult task of selecting three top projects from each age group in the categories of earth science, biological science, and physical science.

Library Program Provides Secrets To Success
High Country residents can learn how to become more successful in life next weekend at the Watauga County Public Library.

Watauga Heritage Council Announces Public Meeting
Residents Encouraged To Participate In 10 Year Plan

Backpacker Magazine's Get Out More! Team Comes To Mast Store In Boone On April 9th

First Presbyterian Church Concert Raises Funds For WeCAN

Red Cross Volunteer Prefers To Remain Out Of Spotlight

Sorority Donates To Children’s Council

New Tanning Salon Opens


ACHS Art Students Participate In Empty Bowls Project
Ashe County High School art students participated in the fourth annual “Empty Bowls Dinner” fundraiser that raised $4,100 for The Hunger Coalition, a High Country United Way agency serving Ashe, Avery, and Watauga.

VBS Clinic Open To Area Residents
The Ashe Missionary Baptist Association announces its Vacation Bible School Associational Clinic

Riverview Gathering Considered More Than Lunch
Through the years, the lunch has evolved from being for senior citizens to including all who wish to come.

Extension And Community Association Holds Cultural Arts Exhibit And Competition
The Agricultural Service Building Conference Room was draped with handmade quilts, afghans, rugs, jackets, scarves and more at the recent Extension and Community Association’s annual Cultural Arts Exhibit.

Dr. Elliott Engel Returns To High Country
Dr. Elliott Engel is a scholar and performer whose infectious enthusiasm and radiant wit create an imaginative and delightful presentations.

Progress Continues At Mountain Farm Life Museum

Friends of Library Receive Award

Programs Scheduled By Ashe Committee To Stop The FTAA

2005 Heart Walk Planned For May 21

COO Named At Blue Ridge Energies

WCC Recognizes Outstanding Students On Dean’s List

Wildwood Valley Boys Coming To Westwood Elementary

Library Receives Grant From Humanities Council

McFarland & Company Announces Promotion

Blue Ridge Mountain Realty Welcomes New Agent

Bach’s Lunch Provided Lunchtime Treat

Welcome To Letterland

Easter Bunny Visits Park

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