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highcountry WEEKLY

Kathryn’s Story
Kathryn Feimster of Crumpler passed away at her home last month. In lieu of a memorial, she would like everyone to celebrate her life with a party to be held this coming Saturday.

Off And Running
ZAP Fitness Provides Runners Place To Call Home While Honing Craft

Professor’s Translations Bring Arabic Literature To English-Speaking World

Looking For A Home
Penny Muller didn’t intend to start High Country Friends For Life in the spring of 2004. She was just an animal lover who one day decided to go to Watauga County Animal Control to walk a few dogs.

No Business Like Show Business
Casting Director Barbara DiPrima Opens Talent Office in Banner Elk

 

wataugaWEEKLY

Appalachian Lifestyles Launched
“Appalachian Lifestyles - A Guide to Living in the High Country” will feature information about local real estate, home and decorating ideas, landscaping features and other lifestyle content.

Spaghetti Dish Fundraiser Aids Disaster Relief

Ride The Ridges
Poker Run Benefits Watauga Red Cross Chapter

Putting on the Dog
Blowing Rock Holds 17th Annual Pet Show Saturday

High Country United Way Sets $395,600 Campaign Goal
About 150 people attended the HCUW’s 2005 Campaign Kickoff Sept. 3 at the Valle Crucis Apple Barn, where United Way leaders announced their goal for this year’s campaign was to raise $395,600.

Scenes From Boone Bluegrass Festival

Watauga Celebrates National Literacy Month With Discussion
High Country residents can celebrate their ability to read this month at the Watauga County Public Library.

Watauga County Public Library Cooks Up Recipe Book
Watauga County Public Library staff members hope they can stir up community interest in a cookbook project.

High Country Classic Car Club Makes Donation to WHS
A generous donation to the Automotive Technology Class at Watauga High School will go a long way in helping purchase needed supplies and equipment for his students

Community Theatre Auditions For Christmas Production
Aspiring High Country actors and singers can participate in a homegrown mountain musical production this fall.

Getting Ready For The Big One
Methodist Church Prepares For Bazaar

Actividades Para el Mes de la Hispanidad

Faith Calls Church Members To Help Habitat For Humanity

BRAHM Benefit Auction Sunday
This year 56 local artists from Watauga, Avery and Ashe counties have contributed artwork in order to be part of the Second Annual Art Celebration.

Big Sweep
Effort Aims To Clean High Country Rivers This Weekend

Greater Banner Elk Heritage Foundation
The Greater Banner Elk Heritage Foundation Board announced today that it has completed its first mission in saving one of the oldest houses in Banner Elk

Theatre Presentation to Benefit Hurricane Katrina Victims

Hunger Coalition Provides Help To Those In Need

 

 

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Local Companies Help ACHS Beta Club Hurricane Relief Efforts
The Beta Club will donate $500 dollars to the American Red Cross and $500 dollars will be used to adopt a family who lost everything due to hurricane Katrina.

Ashe Mountain Times Editor To Go On Mission Trip
Sisters To Travel To Pine Ridge Reservation

Classes Help Deal With Life’s Losses
A series of classes will kick off on September 27th.

Celebrate At The Center @ Fleetwood Saturday
Participate In The $500 Gasoline Raffle

Ashe County Home Builders Will Discuss Hurricane Rebuilding Efforts
On Thursday, Sept. 22nd, the Ashe County Home Builders Association will hold a special meeting

New Dance Clothing Store Open At April’s School Of Dance

ACES Fundraiser Held In Laurel Springs

WIC Program Open To Assist Katrina Evacuees

Ashe Services For Aging Announces New Foundation
Ashe Services for Aging, Inc. is pleased to announce the establishment of the Ashe Services for Aging Foundation.

Shriners Annual Golf Tournament Coming This Weekend
On Sunday, September 18, the Ashe Shrine Club will host their annual golf tournament at Mountain Aire Golf Course.

Princess Of High Country Queens Conduct Toy Drive For Katrina Victims

ACHS Grad Gets Scholaship

Hot Rod Party & Cruise-In Set

Christmas Tree Challenge Quilt
Created by members of the Ashe County Piecemakers Quilt Guild

Scarecrow Decorating Contest In Downtown WJ To Be Held


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