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April Is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
A.S.H.E. Provides Support For Victims .


Lovin' Spoonful

Que Pasa?

Sweet Tea

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Laurie Watson Is April Woman Of The Month
In nominating Laurie Watson for Watauga County’s Woman of the Month, Sarah Mast of Valle Crucis says, “She is everywhere, helping everyone . . . a hands-on volunteer who does everything from shampooing her neighbor’s rug, to cleaning, decorating and painting at the Hospitality House. She’s a wife, mother and daughter who always puts others first.”

Western North Carolina Featured In National Geographic Traveler
Open any edition of National Geographic Traveler and you’ll find an interesting and detailed map, but the map in April’s edition of the popular magazine holds special appeal for local residents.

China Wok Opens At New Market Center
After living in Hong Kong, Brooklyn and, finally Boone, Hung Fung Wong feels he has found his niche in the High Country.

Magistrate’s Job Still Challenging After 27 Years
After 27 years as a Watauga County magistrate, Anita Chappell is tempted to say she’s seen it all.

Thomas Young Coming To Boone
Dynamic Speaker Returns For Weekend Youth Crusade

Footsloggers Sponsors Release Of Premier Whitewater Paddling Video


Bare Bones Boutique Holds Benefit Fashion Show
Fashion bargains will abound this month during an afternoon of modeling, food and fun. The Watauga Humane Society’s Bare Bones Boutique Thrift Store will hold its first Cat Walk Fashion Show Saturday, April 23 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Appalachian Cultural Museum. All money raised from the show will benefit the humane society.

Students Hold Appalachian State University’s First Relay For Life
Hundreds of Appalachian State University students will join the fight against cancer this weekend.

Biodiesel Meeting To Be Held
The North Carolina State Energy Office and the Appalachian State University Energy Center will sponsor a Biodiesel Community Meeting April 18 at 7 p.m. at the Agricultural Information Center in Boone.

Chamber Awards Outrageous Customer Service
The Boone Area Chamber of Commerce doesn’t simply award good customer service. It awards outrageous customer service.

Chefs Hold Annual Salute Event At Broyhill Inn
One of the High Country’s most delicious nights of the year is just a few weeks away.

CFSA Announces Winter Cover Crops Field Day
This is the time of year to check out what winter-planted cover crops can do for soil fertility and weed control.

Fighting Cancer With Rock & Roll
Benefit for Beth Concert for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society at Black Cat Burrito April 21st

WYN Spring Fling Forecast: Family Fun For All Ages
ASU Students Help Plan, Organize Event

Tasty Time
Habitat Holds Taste Of The High Country At Broyhill Inn

OASIS For Kids Finishes High Country Tour
Volunteers Visit K-3 Kids at Seven Area Schools

Art Scholarships Deadline Extended
WCAC Taking Applications Until April 22

Shooting Stars Artwork On Display
The Watauga Education Foundation is getting geared up for Shooting Stars 2005.

Indian Wedding Textiles Discussed April 19
A program on Indian wedding textiles will be presented April 19 at 7 p.m.

High Country Media Welcomes Feimster
High Country Media recently welcomed Randy Feimster as the company’s new circulation manager.

Capturing The Wind


Ashe County Student Serves As Governor’s Page
Jenny Mac Sluder of Todd recently participated in the Governor’s Page Program in Raleigh. Sluder spent a week gaining valuable life experience and providing administrative support as a page for the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services for the week of Mar. 14-18.

Pets In The Park Event Scheduled Saturday
Event Will Benefit Ashe Co. Humane Society

A.S.H.E. Seeks Recipes For New Cookbook
Get Out Of Jail Fundraiser Starting Up Now

Curves Food Drive Brings In Nearly 7,000 Pounds Of Goods
Food from the Boone Curves was taken to the Hunger Coalition on Meadowview Drive, where it was graciously received by staff members there.

ACHS Math Students Win 1st Place Trophy In Competition

Hospice Receives Donation From Wilkesboro Harley Group

Local Republican Party Recognizes Local Businessman

‘The Free Trade Trap’ To Be Topic Of Luncheon

Art Programming In Schools Sponsored By Ashe Arts Council

Community Invited To Heritage Public Forum

Register Now For 5th Annual Professional Women’s Seminar

ACHS Beta Club Wins Big At State Convention

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Celebrated Now

Week Of The Young Child Provides Fun For All

Local Photography Studio Holding Portrait Contest

Voluntary Simplicity

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