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HEALTH ISSUES

First Senior Expo To Educate Local Residents

ASAP Task Force Chairperson Is Guest Speaker At Statewide Suicide Prevention Meeting

Community Seeks To Understand End- Of- Life Dilemma
The conflict arising from the Terri Schiavo case has led many local residents to contemplate end-of-life medical care. .




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

Not Just Granny’s Pastime Anymore
Emily Davis and Dona Alejandro are just two of many local women who are excited about how an old-fashioned pastime has been revived, and how young and old alike are clicking their needles in one accord. The duo instructs one of several knitting classes in the area and agreed that the nearly-lost art has returned to the High Country with a powerful force.

Get Clicking Today
Local Knitting Groups Open To New Members

ASU Hosts Public Forum On U.S. Role In Sudan
Secretary of State Colin Powell has called it genocide and the United Nations has described it as one of the worst humanitarian crisis of today.

All In A Day’s Work
The most interesting parts of Kim Eggers’ days almost always begin with a simple knock at the door.

Local Beekeeper Earns High Honor
A Todd man has won one of the state’s highest awards for public service.


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Fun, Fashions And Food
High Country residents can enjoy a day of boutique fashions while helping their furry friends at the Watauga Humane Society this month. The humane society’s Bare Bones Boutique Thrift Store will hold its first Cat Walk Fashion Show Saturday.

Service League To Award Grants During Fashion Show
Fashion fans won’t be the only happy people attending this weekend’s Boone Service League Fashion Show and Silent Auction.

Advanced Directive Encouraged In Wake Of Shiavo Case
It is hard for people, especially young people, to contemplate and prepare for personal tragedy, but it should be something they are not afraid to talk about.

Interpreters Provide Valuable Service To Individuals, Community
English/Spanish interpreters can be real lifesavers – literally. Just ask Angel Pacheco Rivera. A native of Mexico, Rivera came to the High Country through the guest worker program.

High Country Amigos Offers Interpreter Training Courses
High Country Amigos is giving residents of Watauga and Ashe counties the opportunity to help break the language barrier.

Senior Center Earns Excellent Honor
The Lois E. Harrill Senior Center was recently recognized as a “Senior Center of Excellence".

Healing Arts Workshops This Saturday
Blue Mountain Center Offers Classes for Adults and Kids

Wind Power
The North Carolina Small Wind Initiative’s 2005 workshop series begins April 15.

OASIS Recognizes National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

Playhouse Offers Spring Series of Music and Movement Classes

Blazing Saddles Adds Instructor, Begins Season

Coldwell Banker Blair & Associates 2004 Award Ceremony

Red Cross Honors Volunteers

Quiz Bowl Team Advances


asheWEEKLY..............................................

Traditions on the New River
The National Committee for the New River has commissioned a pencil drawing by Virginia artist Willard Gayheart with a theme of handing down traditions on the New River.

Wind Power Workshops Offered Beginning in April
The NC Small Wind Initiative (SWI) at Appalachian State University hosts a series of workshops to provide a hands-on opportunity for people to learn the benefits of wind power.

Pets In The Park Plans Continue To Develop
Event Will Benefit Ashe Co. Humane Society

Creston Coon Club Holds Show And Hunt
The Creston Coon Club held a UKC Bench Show recently at the Creston Fire Department where a crowd gathered to see the dogs at their best and a UKC hunt was held following the show.

Third Annual Children’s Trust Endowment Fund Dinner/Dance Successful
Fundraising Event Scheduled April 9th

Ladies Invited To Special Retreat To ‘Discover God’s Song In Your Soul’

Week Of The Young Child Event Scheduled Saturday

Peak Creek Church Of The Brethren Plan Local & Global Benefit

Nominees Should RSVP Now For Volunteer Awards Ceremony

Register Now For 5th Annual Professional Women’s Seminar

De Pree Art Panel On Display At Jefferson Station

End Of Life Care Coalition Offers Advice To Community

CFSA Announces Winter Cover Crops Field Day

Historical Society Plans Special Program

Fiddle Champion To Perform At Ashe Civic Center



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