Refuge In The Mountains
A family of Hurricane Katrina refugees have landed
on dry ground in the High Country, but they face an uncertain
Church Welcomes All
To say they have an inclusive congregation could
be considered an understatement. Christians, Jews, Quakers,
Muslims, Hindus and Atheists all call it home.
Displaced . . . Not Victims . . . But Purposely Driven
Lori-Ellen Lowenberg and her twelve-year old daughter,
referred to as J in this story, say they dont
consider themselves displaced, or victims, or simply even
survivors, but feel purposefully driven."
And Discussion Series On Jewish Literature Begins Sept.
18 At Appalachian
The Carol G. Belk Library and Information Commons
at Appalachian State University is launching the reading
and discussion series Jewish Literature: Identity
To Discuss Book About Daniel Boone
Rock To Host Dental Clinic
Their mission is to bring hope to the hopeless,
and on Sept. 9-10, they are bringing dentists and hygienists.
The clinic will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., on both days,
and is open to anyone in need.
Honors Heroes With 9/11 Day Of Remembrance
ASU Student Government Association Also
Army, Rotary Collect Donations For Katrina Victims
The High Countrys fledgling Salvation Army
unit is mustering support for victims of Hurricane Katrina.
Hosts Genealogy Program, Childrens Activities
Those digging deep to find their family roots
can pick up some tips at the Watauga County Public Library
Foster Child Program Holds Rummage Sale
High Country residents can find a bargain while
assisting area children this weekend. All proceeds from
the sale will benefit the Watauga County Department of Social
Services Foster Children Fund.
Cross Offers Area Residents Ways To Assist Hurricane Victims
High Country residents searching for ways to help
victims of Hurricane Katrina can do so with their checkbooks
and the stroke of a pen.
Claims Beloved Dog
Local Woman Urges Others To Vaccinate Pets
County Library Program Features Fossil Site
High Country residents can learn about
one of the worlds largest single fossil sites, which
lies less than 90 minutes from Boone, this month at the
Watauga County Public Library.
in the Meadow
Spend Saturday Raising Money For Katrina Victims
Cousins Darius Jones, age 9, and Tyler Jones 11,
set up a lemonade stand Saturday morning near their homes
on Little Laurel Road just outside of Boone.
Regional Library Offers Answers To Your Questions
Organization Marches On
High Country Peace And Justice Prepares For Rally
In Nations Capitol
The Sun Shine Through
The Lighter Side
to Honor Harvard Ayers
The Partnership for Wataugas Future
will present its Leadership for Wataugas Future
Workshops at Broyhill Friday
In the High Country, hurricanes are not nearly
the constant threat that they are on the coastal areas,
but they have caused extensive damage over the past two
Ridge Community Theatre Holds Auditions For Fall Performance
The Blue Ridge Community Theatre will hold auditions for
this falls production of The Year of the Perfect
Christmas Tree Sunday, Sept. 18.
Living Field Day:
Putting Food By Preserving the Harvest
Begins Work On School Newspaper
in The Park And Red Cross Make A Good Team
The recent 5th Annual Rods in the Park Classic Car
and Truck Show was described as a great success.
Host Guest Speaker
The Watauga County Democratic Party will hear
special guest speaker Seth Chapman.
Shelter Dedication Held At Ashe Arts Council
A packed room heard the story first hand from the mother
of a domestic violence murder victim about how domestic
violence affects families and children
Church Reaches Out To Help Community
The third annual Operation In As Much will be
kicking off soon as Friendship Baptist Church will be again
providing an outreach ministry to their local community.
Woman Speaks Out About Her Experience With Cancer
Community Receives A Special Thank You
Teapot Museum May See Over 60,000 Visitors Per Year
When the Sparta Teapot Museum opens in
about three years, it can expect around 61,000 visitors
L.A. Festival To Raise Donations For Hurricane Relief
The Greater L.A. Festival is being co-sponsored
by the Lansing Fire Department and the Lansing American
Legion this year.
Deadline For Pageant Extended
The 2nd Annual Princess of the High Country
Pageant will be held on Saturday, October 8th
Youth Fashion Board Travels To Atlanta For Prom Attire
Ashe County High School seniors and fashion board members
Margret Gardner, Kayla Furches, and Brandi Marlow recently
returned from their buying trip to Atlantas Apparel
Home To Hold Fundraiser Saturday
How can you help children in your own community
who are unable to reside in their natural homes because
of abuse and neglect?
Knitting Classes Offered At The Center At Fleetwood
If you like knitting or would like to learn more
about it, new classes are beginning next week
For Volunteers And Donations To Hurricane Katrina Efforts
Thanks Local Man