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highcountry WEEKLY

Midnight Muggle Madness
Who is the Half-Blood Prince? Fans of the Harry Potter book series will find the answer at the stroke of midnight Saturday morning. Local booksellers are more than happy to help readers of all ages learn the secret that left them hanging in J.K. Rowling’s 2003 book “Order of the Phoenix” with the July 16 release of “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.”

Author Stirs Up “Brouhaha” At Watauga County Library
Jonathan Farlow will offer a humorous look at small-town politics this month at the Watauga County Public Library.

Deborah di Santi Recognized As July Woman Of the Month
As a constant source of encouragement and support to numerous charitable organizations in the area, Deborah di Santi is recognized as one of the most devoted volunteers in Watauga County.

Life Behind The Iron Curtain
Singer Recounts East German Childhood With Mixture of Fondness, Few Regrets

Musical Match
Performers Enjoy Success On Stage And In Marriage

Dougherty Family Donates Bible To ASU
Appalachian State University received a gift to be enjoyed for generations last Wednesday.

The Mountain Tavern & Grille To Be Featured On Robert’s Most Yum Cooking Show


wataugaWEEKLY

Days Full Of Good Will
Michael Jacobs days are full of good will. The Boone man works part-time staffing a donation trailer for Goodwill Industries, Inc., sitting in the Kmart parking lot in Boone for his work shifts. During that time, he reads, talks to people, gives directions, and stacks donated items in the trailer.

Watauga Habitat for Humanity Holds Dedication Ceremony
Peggy Winebarger has been waiting a long time for her dream of home ownership to come true.

Nine Farms Featured On Annual Tour
High Country Farm & Garden Tour Set For July 23 - 24

Appalachian/Brian Estates Welcomes New Director Of Home Care Services
The area’s premiere retirement center has announced the addition of Kristal Austin to its staff.

47 Years And Counting For Blowing Rock Tour Of Homes
The upcoming tour will take place on Friday, July 22nd, 2005.

Chain Awards Free Meals to Cow-Dressed Customers --
For one day only, black and white spots, cow bells and furry ears will be appropriate attire in the nation's second largest chicken chain.

Second Annual Gospel-Bluegrass Benefit For Hospice

Blue Ridge Parkway Offers Guided Hikes Into Basin Cove

Student Attends Resource Conservation Workshop

August Teacher Staff Development Conference


asheWEEKLY

All That Jazz II Event To Raise Money For A.S.H.E.
Rocking chairs by local artists can be seen across the community that have been specially designed and painted for a silent auction to raise funds for A.S.H.E., A Safe Home for Everyone.

Register Your Team Now For Relay For Life
Teams and community members are invited to participate in the Ashe County Relay For Life event

Community Invited To Learn More About Domestic Violence At Forum
Forum To Address Aspects Of Local Issue

Leadership Challenge Seeks Applicants In Ashe, Alleghany
The Ashe County Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for the 2005 class of the Ashe Leadership Challenge.

Vendors Can Register Now For Greater L.A. Festival
Vendors are encouraged to register now for the Eighth Annual Greater L.A. Festival.

A Raney Rogers’ Painting Chosen For 2006 Wildlife Calendar

A.S.H.E. Thanks Community For Donations For Fireworks Concession Fundraiser

A.S.H.E. Thanks Community For Help In Raising Needed Funds

Open House Held At New Wilma Vannoy Birthing Center

Blue Ridge Electric Intern Learning From Summer Job

4-H Summer Parks Off To A Great Start

Nursery And Landscaping Association To Form

Relay For Life Hosts Kiss The Mule Contest


 


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