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




HEALTH ISSUES

Salmonella Illness On Rise In North Carolina
Public health Officials Give Tips On Prevention

Donate Blood And Platelets This Summer For All The Little Reasons

 

 




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Lovin' Spoonful

Que Pasa?

Sweet Tea

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ARCHIVES POSTED JUNE 30, 2005

 

highcountry WEEKLY

Remembering Appalachian High School
When the capped and gowned class of 1965 said goodbye to Appalachian High School in Boone, it marked the end of an era for public education in Watauga County.

Boone Parade Has Colorful History
Looking back at previous parades and how things have changed over the years seems as appropriate as wearing one of those funny red-white-and-blue faux straw hats.

Tales of Ghostly Virginia
Black Bear Books in Boone Hosts Donna Warmuth Book-Signing this Saturday

A Scrambled Squares First
Buzz, I’d Like To Unscramble The Marriage Proposal

Born On The 4th Of July
WWII Vet Ready To Celebrate 93rd Birthday


wataugaWEEKLY

Parade Grand Marshals Demonstrate Spirit Of Independence Day
This year’s Boone Fourth of July Parade boasts four grand marshals who consistently laid their lives on the line for America.

Workshop Focuses On Organics
A recent growers’ workshop was not your garden-variety class, leaving participants with dirty hands, sore backs and a new appreciation of agriculture.

Watauga County Library Features Children’s Events During July
The Watauga County Public Library will be jumping with children’s free activities in July.

Jane’s Journey
Hospitality House Helps Mother Find Permanent Housing For Family

Cycle And Construct
Bike And Build Participants Assist Watauga Habitat For Humanity Affiliate

Wilcox Emporium Offers New Leash On Life
Store Provides Assistance Dogs For Patrons

Post-Parade Merchant Crawl Planned
Participating Businesses Offer Prizes For Customers

Mast Store Expands
New Store Opens In Knoxville, TN

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

4-H Plant-a-Thon


asheWEEKLY

Jefferson Station Train Encourages Visitors
“Jefferson Station Railroad” has definitely added character to downtown West Jefferson with its massive size of 125 feet long and up to 15 feet tall.

Art Panels Project Continues At Jefferson Station
“Where the Water Falls” is one of the new art panels recently installed at Jefferson Station and was painted by artist Annette Rogers.

Donations Of Useful Items Sought For Fundraiser
Charles Fleenor Memorial Flea Market Coming In August

The Enchanted Cottage Offers Unique And Charming Gifts

4-H Students From 14 Counties Visit Ashe For District Activity Day

Warrensville United Methodist Church Awards Scholarships

Friends Of Library Hosts Maritime History Expert

A.S.H.E. - A Safe Home for Everyone Wish List

Chapel On The New To Meet At Elk Shoals

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Planned For Mountainscapes

Sound Of Music Sells Out Every Performance


 


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