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Animal Rescue Mission
People weren’t the only ones affected by Hurricane Katrina. The storm and its aftermath also shattered the lives of thousands of animals in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.

In A World Of Their Own
Modular Train-Model Club Makes Exhibition A Perfect Fit

Zero Energy Home To Be Featured On UNC-TV
The first North Carolina Zero Energy Home (ZEH) will be featured on UNC-TV’s “North Carolina Now” program.

Racing Around In Circles
Dirt-Track Racer Follows His Passion
Raymond Pennington of Creston first crawled behind the wheel of a dirt-track race car at an age when most drivers are hanging up their helmet and gloves.

Sixth Annual Queer Film Series Begins Oct. 3
Appalachian State University’s Sixth Annual Queer Film Series, which celebrates the lives of gay men and women, will take place during October on the university’s campus.

Waterfalls Author At Black Bear Books

 

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Horse Show A Hit
Blue Ridge Equestrian 4-H Fun Show Enjoys Day In The Sun

Democrat Rally Aims for Zero Waste
Food, Music & Dancing at Watauga High School Saturday

High Country United Way Holds Day Of Caring
Volunteers from all across the High Country will complete a wide variety of service projects in Avery and Watauga Counties this weekend.

Red Cross Holds Ride The Ridges This Weekend
Dr. Ron Hood knows this year’s Ride the Ridges will be fun for participants because he helped design the route.

Hundreds Come To Clinic
Shelter Rock Dental Clinic Brings In A Crowd

Prospective Habitat Home Recipients Must Meet Qualifications
Organization Provides Family Support Advocates For Those Who Do Qualify

Red Cross Honors Blood, Sweat and Gears Sponsors

Serving The Community Every Day
Women’s Forum Offers Ways To Make A Difference

Celebrating Farm Heritage

Life Care Center Of Banner Elk Welcomes A New Director Of Nursing
Life Care Center of Banner Elk is pleased to welcome Elizabeth Harmon to their team. Elizabeth has been a nurse for 17 years.

Trailblazers Help With Big Sweep

Kids Learn about Nature at The Children’s Playhouse Saturday
Angelica’sRestaurant in the first Playhouse Restaurant of the Month.

Women’s Day of Pampering October 1st
On Saturday, October 1th the eighth annual Women’s Day of Pampering will be taking place at the Watauga Medical Center Auditorium.

The Linus Project: Security In A Blanket
We all remember Charlie Brown’s friend, Linus, who couldn’t do without his blanket . . . it offered a constant presence and a feeling of security.

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Time For A Change
North Carolina Center For Women In Public Service Workshop Hits Town On Saturday

Warren Makes Generous Presentation To Hospice
Following the recent Gospel Bluegrass Benefit that he and his family hosted as a fundraiser for Hospice, Billy Warren presented a very generous gift to the Hospice Advisory Board last Wednesday.

Wal-Mart Donates To Mabel

Banned Book Week
Watauga County Public Library Celebrates Freedom To Read All Books

 

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Area Woman Works To Help Horses In Hurricane Katrina Disaster
An area woman is busy trying to help animals who have been affected by Hurricane Katrina and will be taking items to a rescue site

ACHS Beta Club Donates To A Safe Home For Everyone

Fall Schedule For Mountain-To-Sea Trail Volunteers Announced

Piecing It All Together
The third annual Quilt Fair, hosted by the Ashe County Piecemakers Quilt Guild was quite a success this past weekend.

Constitution Day Recognized At ACHS
Ashe County High School did its part to celebrate Constitution Day last Thursday

90th Anniversary Planned At Liberty Grove Baptist Church

Festival Latino Displays Bright Culture

Smoke On The Mountain Cast Conducts Class For ACHS Students

Statewide Dining Publication Includes Shatley Springs Inn
Shatley Springs Inn in Crumpler is featured in Down Home Diners.

Christmas Tree Expo Coming To Laurel Springs

 

 


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