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New Cub On The Mountain
Carolina may be smarter than your average black bear. She knows full well that the white bucket contains a delectable mixture of peanuts and apples, but after spotting Christie Tipton and Naima Montacer, both Grandfather Mountain animal habitat staff members, Carolina, 8, remembers her top priority.

Farmers’ Market Opens Saturday
Opening Day Ushers In 31st Season

Students Complete Community Service Through “The Candidate”
Documentary to Air Friday Night

Foster Families Provide Haven For Stray Pets
The Watauga Animal Control Department is still seeing steady numbers of calls and abandoned or stray pets, but volunteers have helped make things a little cheerier on Landfill Road.

Fourth Annual Summer Holocaust Symposium Held June 26-July 1

State’s Tourism is Topic of Latest “Appalachian Perspective”

Appalachian Educational Outreach Featured on UNC-TV May 1

Merlefest 2005 Sets Attendance Mark

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Rebuilding A Village
The tsunami killed hundreds of thousands of people and left millions of others homeless. Finding a way to help those who are struggling to survive can seem a difficult task for individuals halfway across the world in the Appalachian Mountains.

Event Raises Funds For WHS Project Graduation
High Country residents can help Watauga High School seniors have a safe graduation night by attending a fund-raiser at Toyota of Boone this month.

Senior Games: Celebrating 16 Years In The High Country
In two short weeks, the big event of the year for area senior citizens will take place, and none too soon for those who have been “in training” since the last.

How Does Your Garden Grow?
High Country gardeners can learn how to reap a more bountiful harvest at the Watauga County Public Library this month. Lois Peterson, a lifelong home gardener, will present Gardening at Home: Tips, Cautions and Mistakes to Avoid Saturday, May 14 at 10:30 a.m. at the library.

Swing Fest Funds Three Project Graduations
The Green Park Inn will host Swing Fest Saturday, May 7 from 7 to 10:30 p.m.

Coalition Holds Adult Services Expo At Boone Mall May 10
The Adult Services Coalition will hold its third annual Adult Services Expo Tuesday, May 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Boone Mall.

Music For Meds
Hunger Coalition Benefit Scheduled for May 14

Fundraiser Set For Watauga High School’s Pioneer Academy

Litter Clean-Up Planned For May 14

Watauga County Library Hosts Resumé Workshop May 7

Verizon Donates To ASU’s Sexual Assault Programs

Appalachian’s Tiller Wins Sustainable Energy Leadership Award

Artist's Work Benefits Land Protection In Western North Carolina

Whitley To Graduate Summa Cum Laude

Grand Hall Unveiled At Conference Center

Fun Fashion Show


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Local Woman Donates 14 Inches Of Hair To Locks Of Love
A local woman, Terre Blair, recently made the big decision to cut off approximately 14 inches of her hair to donate to Locks of Love so she went to her hair stylist, Melissa Shepherd of Expressions Hair Salon.

Little Miss And Junior Miss Ashe County Named
The Little Miss and Junior Miss Ashe County Pageant was held Saturday and the queens were chosen.

Wanna Dance?
Register Now For Summer Session Dance Classes

Westwood Students Work Math Problems To Help Cancer Patients
Fourth grade students at Westwood Elementary have been solving math problems with more than academics as their motivator. During the month of April, 27 students in Dianne Brown, Monica Branch, and Ashley Brown’s classrooms have participated in a Math-A-Thon for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and have raised $1,900.

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Held At Jordan And Jordan Law Offices

West Jefferson Girl Named Academic Honor Student At ASU

Redesigned Website Provides Info On Funding Opportunities

Ashe Living Center Celebrates National Nursing Home Week

West Jefferson Lions Club Starts Parade Preparation

State’s Tourism is Topic of Latest “Appalachian Perspective”

Walk In The Garden Of Art Is A Big Success Again

Heritage Tourism Continues In Ashe County

Give Blood At A Local Blood Drive Soon

Kelleher Discusses Experience In Short Film


 


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