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


Donate Blood And Platelets This Summer For All The Little Reasons
Blood Drive Scheduled Next Two Weeks

High Country Healthcare Offers Free Help With Advance Directives
The Terri Schiavo case drew national attention and caused America to begin questioning its values and legal system on a federal and state level.

Downtown Health & Fitness Day Kicks Off In WJ
New Walking Trail To Be Dedicated




Lovin' Spoonful

Que Pasa?

Sweet Tea

With Lemon



highcountry WEEKLY

Foundation Established In Memory Of Tabitha Bumgardner

Blue Mountain Center Is Announcing New Activities For The Summer Season!

Art Lovers Flock to Turchin Center

Three New Art Shows Open in New Wing


Chick-fil-A Awards Playhouse Scholarship To Local Family
Next Family Fun Night Scheduled For June 28

Helping the Orchid City Mission
First Presbyterian to Hold Pancake Breakfast Saturday

CFSA June Field Day To Bring New Life To Old Apple Trees
The High Country chapter of the Carolina Stewardship Association (CFSA) will host “How to Rejuvenate an Old and Neglected Apple Tree.

Three WNC Residents Receive Honorary Degrees From Appalachian

NC Society Of Historians Seeking Nominations For Annual Awards
The North Carolina Society of Historians is seeking nominations through June 30 for its 2005 awards program.

Stop the Litter! and Chick-fil-a Launch “5-a-Day” (and, win Chick-fil-a)

OASIS Awarded Free Consultation Service From Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation

Echota Celebrates Season Opening With Homeowners, Guests

School Is Not Over For Four Watauga Teachers
Continued Education Made Possible By Scholarships

High Country Host Celebrates 25 Years

Marie Potter Wins Scholarship Award

Tobacco Free Tee

High Country Homebuilders Association Award Academic Scholarships

Traditions on the New River

The National Committee for the New River has commissioned a pencil drawing by Virginia artist Willard Gayheart.

Congratulations WHS Graduates

Library Program Promotes Healthy Forests
High Country residents can learn more about forest health issues and how to protect their homes from wildfires this month.

Helping High Country’s Homeless
Hospitality House Celebrates 20 Years Of Service

Humane Society Seeks Vehicle Donation For Rummage Sale Auction
Wanted: vehicle in good working condition. That’s what the Watauga Humane Society needs this month.

New River Soil And Water Conservation Contest Winners Announced

Home Sweet Home

Library Kicks Off Summer Reading Program With Ice Cream Social
High Country residents and visitors can warm up for the Watauga County Public Library’s summer reading program by cooling down with some ice cream.

Watauga Holds 11th Annual Relay For Life June 10, 11
High Country residents will kick off Watauga County Relay for Life’s second decade this weekend

Unity Breakfast Celebrates Indian Culture In United States
Almost 100 High Country residents honored and celebrated diversity in the community June 7.

Three WCAC Scholarships Awarded for 2005
Sylvia Blackman Wins Jerry Clemens Memorial Scholarship

Brittney Borden Has It Her Way
Part-time Employee Receives Burger King Scholarship


Miss North Carolina Shares Important Advice

Local Man Wins First Place In Car Show

Republicans Hold Dinner At Shatley Springs

Ashe County Wildlife Club Receives Thanks For Donation

High School Students Paint Art Panels For Jefferson Station

Butch Hirst Hot Rod Reunion Is A Success

Grand Opening Planned At DearHaven Therapeutic Riding Center

June 10th Event To Honor Memory Of Domestic Violence Victims

Home Builders Hold Gun Raffle

Clogging Raises Money For D.A.R.E. Scholarships

R. Flake Shaw Scholarship Winner Announced

Summer Reading Program Already Underway
Aloha Summer Party Set For Rising 8th & 9th graders

Local Artist Donates Sculpture Valued Around $20,000

Grand Reopening Of Real Estate Company
Blue Ridge Mountain Realty is proud to announce the grand reopening of their full service real estate company as EXIT Blue Ridge Mountain Realty


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