In A Days Work
One of his favorite stories took place
just a few weeks ago on Aug. 11. Johnny Gragg of Trailway
Cleaners was stuck in an elevator.
To Fighting Fires
Boone Fire Chief Reggie Hassler has spent the
past 30 years looking for the best way to put out fires.
Resort: A Canine Paradise Opens In Ashe
Travelers who are doggone tired of staying
in pet-unfriendly lodging now have a better option tucked
away in the mountains of Ashe County.
Elks 1902 Turnpike House Featured In NC B&B Cookbook
From the mountains to the coast, the new North
Carolina Bed & Breakfast Cookbook covers it all.
Hold Vigil To Remember Troops
About 30 people held a candlelight vigil
in Boone Wednesday night as part of a nationwide observation
Inman Creating Stage Work from Dairy Queen Days
Work in Progress Reading in Blowing Rock Monday
Prepares For Monument Dedication
Take a quick look because it will be another 50
years before High Country residents will see the contents
of the Sentry F2300 safe.
Country United Way Holds Campaign Kickoff
Will it be $200,000? Or $350,000? How about $400,000? High
Country United Way (HCUW) officials will unveil their 2005-2006
Fundraising Campaign goal.
Blowing Rock Renovators has served the High Country
for about six years now, and the company recently decided
to renovate itself.
Around The Bend
High Country residents have the perfect
opportunity to help keep local rivers and streams clean
North Carolina Big Sweep will hold its annual fall cleanup
in the High Country Saturday, Sept. 17 from 9 a.m. to 1
Place Anniversary Party Approaches
Although it may be more like a 35-year
anniversary for your loving cat or dog, in human years,
The Pet Place will celebrate its 5-year anniversary on Saturday.
Power Workshops Offered in September and October
Appalachian State University will host three workshops
this fall on residential and farm-scale wind power
The Good Times Roll
The four-day, three-night rally has always been
held at the KOA site, located on Harmony Mountain Lane in
Boone, and attracts riders from across the country.
Youth Network Celebrates 20 Years Of Service
This organizationís 20th anniversary celebration
will be Saturday, Aug. 27 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the
Jones House in downtown Boone.
Legion Post 130 Day Declared
August 17, 2005 is now known as Watauga American
Legion Post 130 Day.
Humane Society Hopes For Big Turnout At Annual
Habitat For Humanity
Holds Convocation Sept. 8
Pulitzer Prize-finalist Mark Salzman is the guest
Chorale Plans 30th Year
in The Park This Weekend
Classic Car And Truck Show Benefits Red Cross
All Cooks To Mountain State Fair
Competition Heating Up For Big Prizes
Enforcement & Emergency Services Day This Saturday
On Depression Educates Participants
Work Ongoing To Bust The Stigmas Surrounding Depression
Motto We Serve Flourishes At The Annual Riverview
Despite an extremely hot day, there was a great attendance
at the Seventh Annual Lions Festival by the River.
Teen Donates Hair To Locks Of Love
Tosha Vanover, a 16 year-old junior at
Ashe County High School, recently cut and donated her hair
to Locks of Love, a non-profit organization that provides
hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children 18 years
and younger suffering from long-term medical hair loss,
says the organizations website.
Camerata Winter Rehearsals Begin
Want to sing with one of the best choruses
in the region? Nows your chance.
Shape Note Singing Convention Fills The Art Center With
Post Office Gets An Extreme Makeover
Ashe County Garden Club transformed the beds in
front of the Jefferson Post Office into a landscape reflecting
the beauty of Ashe County.
Competition Announced At Wilkes Art Gallery
Announced By River Rock Gallery
House Resort: A Canine Paradise Opens In Ashe
Travelers who are doggone tired of staying in pet-unfriendly
lodging now have a better option tucked away in the mountains
of Ashe County.
That Jazz II Is A Complete Success
Masons Host Kids At Elk Shoals
Supply Collection Drive Deemed Complete Success
Society To Sponsor Spay/Neuter Event