Monks Create Temporary Sand Mandala, Lasting Impression
Religious men from the Himalayan Mountains came to teach
in the Blue Ridge Mountains last week
Hayes Gives New Meaning To Re-Tire
In a time when many people are retiring young, or are dreaming
about it, Howell Hayes is bucking the tide.
of Historians Honors Writer Marian Coe
Once Upon a Different Time Explores Appalachia in 1884
Voices of the
Katerina Whitley Publishes Fourth Book Featuring Biblical
Trials And Tribulations Of The ASU Equestrian Team
Although founded only within the past decade, the ASU Equestrian
Team seemingly has had a centurys worth of struggles
during its brief existence
Hicks Biography Now Available
Foxx Visits Valle Crucis School
U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx discovered recently that fielding
questions from a classroom of third graders might be tougher
than facing a room full of political foes.
Workshop Scheduled For Oct. 15
School Donates To Katrina Survivors
Crucis School Donates To Red Cross
Statewide Campaign Attempts To Lower Teen Pregnancy Rate
Country Photographer Helps United Way
A High Country photographer is teaming up with the United
Way this month to help area residents in need.
Katrina Fundraiser Exceeds Expectations
They had goals, they had expectations, they had a purpose,
and in the end
they had a day of fun and fundraising
that exceeded all of their dreams.
Participants Assist Hurricane Victims
As part of a statewide campaign, Helpful Hands, Healing
Hearts, Watauga County 4-H children and families recently
assembled dozens of supply kits to support fellow 4-Hers
in the Gulf Coast region.
For A Change
Library Hosts Program On Time Management
Holds Square Dance, Barbecue To Raise Funds
OASIS, Inc. (Opposing Abuse with Service, Information,
and Shelter) will recognize October as Domestic Violence
Awareness Month with a celebration of the High Country.
County Public Library Celebrates Local Author Month
High Country readers can enjoy the areas rich tradition
of writers this month.
Childrens Activities At The Appalachian Cultural Museum
Creative programs for half-days, holidays, and shopping
Chosen For Washington Forum
It has been described as An American Honor,
for select students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grades across the
country who are chosen to participate in a People to People
World Leadership Forum in Washington, DC.
Your Favorite Litter Hero
Everyone in Watauga County is invited to nominate their
favorite Litter Hero for recognition by the
MountainKeepers organization on November 2nd.
Stronach Redeployed To Iraq
Technology Provides Internet TV Network
Viewers anywhere in the world with Internet connection can
view these stations or other affiliate stations in other
cities across America and the world.
Rod Halloween Spook-A-Fest On The Horizon
The September 22nd Hot Rod Party and Cruise was a record
setter with 94 rumblers and cruisers.
Of Farm City Just Around The Bend
Tickets Now Available For Celebration Banquet
Home For Children Joins Catawba Shriners In Fund-raising
The youth at Grandfather Home for Children joined hands
with Catawba Shriners, Sunday, October 9, to raise money
for children in Louisiana
County Library Hosts Program On Weight Loss Nutrition
High Country residents can learn more about healthy ways
to lose weight this month at the Watauga County Public Library.
Is Goal Behind White Cane Day
The first issuance of the proclamation came from the White
House in 1964 when President Lyndon B. Johnson recognized
its importance as a staff of independence for blind people.
Jog To Help Watauga Humane Society
The Watauga Humane Society will hold one of its most popular
fund-raisers this month.
L.A. Festival Proceeds Donated To Disaster Relief
Students Complete Vision Screenings In Elementary Schools
from Ashe County High Schools Allied Health Science
class finished screening all first, third and fifth graders
in each of the elementary schools last week
You Burning Money?
Energy Workshop Offers Money Saving Advice
Ad Litem Program Needs Volunteers In Ashe
In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, many people in Ashe County
are looking for ways to help the victims.
On The Dog
Happenings At The Ashe County Public Library
Skill Expert To Speak At Ashe Library
The FlyLady To Give Presentation
6 Entertains ACHS Students And Staff
Ashe County High School juniors and seniors were treated
to an assembly featuring Chapter 6, an all male a capella
group Thursday, September 29
Youth Benefits from Kay Yow Camp
Mallary Clay of Blue Ridge Elementary School was awarded
a Kay Yow Basketball Camp Scholarship
Experiences Available For High School Students
Craft Fair This Weekend
Proceeds Benefit Children In Crisis Situations