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Watauga County Library Hosts Program On Weight Loss Nutrition

Let’s Talk Month
Statewide Campaign Attempts To Lower Teen Pregnancy Rate

There’s More Than One Type Of Winter Coat

ASU Sorority Invites You To Eat Your Heart Out

Stable Supply Of Flu Vaccines Expected

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ARCHIVES POSTED OCTOBER 13, 2005

 

highcountry WEEKLY

To The Rescue
Anita Gomez and Lynn Northup spent Sept. 23-30 in Louisiana and Mississippi rescuing and caring for animals stranded, lost or displaced by Hurricane Katrina.

Lectures on Art and the Holocaust Presented Nov. 1-3

Cameron Judd Speaks To High Country Writers

A Home For The Needy

Tucked away on Beech Mountain is Genesis Wildlife Sanctuary. A place where injured, orphaned and abused animals receive rehabilitation before an eventual release back into the wild.

Hemp Documentary Airs Nov. 5 on UNC-TV
“Hemp & the Rule of Law,” a documentary by Kevin Balling.

 

 

wataugaWEEKLY

Grounds For Growth
Conrad’s Coffee Company Expands. His new store at Highland Commons shopping center opened almost a month ago, and will most likely serve as the model for future locations on and off the mountain.

You Can Never Be Too Careful
Safety Is Key To Enjoying Your ATV

Run For Relief
5K Run/Walk to Benefit Hurricane Katrina Relief Efforts

Beautiful Day For Neighborhood Yoga
New Studio Celebrates Open House This Sunday

A Day In Boone
This is a story about nothing. Just some words on the page about a two-hour period spent observing and talking to people bustling about this past Saturday in Boone.

Prevention Begins With You
Alcohol/Drug Council Kicks Off Red Ribbon Week With Breakfast Celebration

Writers Converge On Library To Celebrate Local Author Month
High Country readers can meet some of their favorite local authors this month at the Watauga County Public Library.

Crossnore First Baptist Offers Walk-Through Drama
It’s Time To Take Off The Mask

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Visiting Students Study Art In High Country
If Joe Miller wanted a new advertising slogan, he could have easily used “I’d travel 1,785 miles for Cheap Joe’s.”

Good Times At The County Fair

Contract Programs In Optometry Career Conference Schedule For 2005
Dentistry And Medicine Career Conferences

Hospitality House Helps High Country’s Homeless

Photographer Changes Dates Of HCUW Assistance
High Country photographer Dale Marie Shelton is changing the dates when she will team up with the United Way.

Watauga Humane Society Holds Dog Jog, Pet Show
Annual Events Raise Funds For Shelter Animals


Square Dance, Barbecue Event Benefits OASIS

High Country square dance and barbecue fans should plan on being in Valle Crucis Thursday, Oct. 20.

Entrepreneurial Workshops Offered
An entrepreneurial program was so successful last year that it has now become a perennial part of the county’s economic development strategy.

The High Country Business Network Meets In Ashe

 

 

asheWEEKLY

Local Man Shares Story Of The Love Of His Big Sister
A local man, Vel Pierce, was happy to sit down for a few minutes and tell the story of his hero and the hero of his 10 brothers and sisters as well.

The Independent Order Of Odd Fellows Claim A Long History In Ashe County
The Ashe County chapter of the international charitable organization, the Odd Fellows, was founded in 1906.

Hot Rod Halloween Spook-A-Fest On The Horizon

Regional Artist Project Grant Winners Announced

Ashe Mountain Times Helps With Timberwolf Tattler

New Princess Of High Country Queens Announced
The 2nd Annual Princess of the High Country Pageant was held on Saturday, Oct. 8th at the Ashe County Civic Center.

Over 30 Tons Of Food, Clothing And Gifts To Be Given Away
The Shelter Rock Day Of Blessing is making a return visit to the Ashe County area after two years.

The High Country Business Network Meets In Ashe

McNeill Earns Certification From NRECA

The High Country Quilters Share Patterns, Quilts and Stitching Ideas
The High Country Quilters bring to their gatherings a diverse array of sewing and stitching patterns, and of quilting ideas.

Ingles Supports Beta Club

Poetry Comes Alive At ACHS

Surveys Will Seek Library Users Input And Suggestions This Week

Mountain View Presents Fresh Fruits And Vegetable Fun
Mountain View Elementary School students and parents are learning new ways to prepare meals using fresh fruits and vegetables.

Get REAL receives Grant to Serve High School Dropouts
Get REAL Youth Services received a demonstration grant from the North Carolina Division of Employment and Training to serve high school dropouts in Ashe County.

“His Kids” Collect Money To Buy Toys For Hurricane Victims

New Knitting Classes Scheduled
Appalachian Yarn and Fiber group has announced that new classes will be held in the coming weeks

Artists Take Part In School Residencies
The Ashe County Arts Council recently sponsored two residencies in the Ashe County Schools

 

 


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