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AMH Celebrates Respiratory Care Week Oct. 23-29

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

There’s More Than One Type Of Winter Coat

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ARCHIVES POSTED OCTOBER 27, 2005

 

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Two Share Woman Of The Month Title
The Watauga County Council on the Status of Women wishes to take this opportunity to thank these women for going above and beyond their call of duty.

Lending A Helping Hand
When Harry Yates of Yates Christmas Tree Farm in Boone heard about a Louisiana tree grower whose fields had been damaged by Hurricane Katrina, he searched for ways to help.

Southern Literature Scholar Noel Polk Lectures Nov. 17

The Ties That Bind

Two Watauga County Natives Still Sharing Bond Of Sisterhood That Has Spanned More Than A Century -
This is a tale of two sisters, who, like many siblings, like to get together to chat, giggle and just be silly.

Poet/Novelist Ron Rash Visits ASU Nov. 17
Poet and novelist Ron Rash will be the featured author for the Nov. 17 Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series event at Appalachian State University.

 

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Bikes Add New Dimension For Officers

Welcome to the world of the Boone police bike patrol program, a program that started in 2001 out of a need to patrol areas that cruisers could not easily reach.

Children’s Playhouse Raffles Off $500 Blowing Rock Get-Away
Leading Blowing Rock restaurants and the Yonahlossee Resort have conspired to create a dream get away for two and help The Children’s Playhouse in the process.

Litter Stoppers Hold Third Anniversary Breakfast Nov. 2
Group Invites Nominations For Litter Heroes

Farm City Dedicated To Nora Wilson And Robert Shipley
Few people know more about Watauga County’s community extension services, agriculture and farming than do Nora Wilson and Robert Shipley.

Farm City Celebrating Golden Anniversary
Monday, October 31 Last Day For Tickets

High Country Honda Donated To Red Cross

Learning And Fun Celebrates 10th Anniversary
Learning and Fun Preschool is now in its tenth year of serving the town of Boone with quality child care.


Watauga Humane Society Holds Ninth Annual Pet Show

Pets of all shapes and sizes and their owners are invited to the Boone Mall next month. The humane society will hold the pet show Saturday, Nov. 5.

New Conveyer Lift Installed At Appalachian Ski Mountain

African Dance Class Offered Oct. 28
A West African dance class led by guest artist Sherone Price and drummer Tracy Thornton will be held Friday, Oct. 28

Farmer’s Market Closing For Season

Keeping The Peace
Blue Ridge Dispute Settlement Center Paves The Way For Compromise

 

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A Night Of Elegance At The Third Annual Executive Riverview Ball
For the last three years, the Riverview Community Center of Creston has presented formal dining and dancing for an elegant evening, honoring contributors of the county.

Job Fair To Be Hosted In Wilkes On Nov. 2nd
The Wilkes County JobLink Career Center is hosting a Job Fair Wednesday, November 2nd

Ashe County Farmer’s Market Makes Plans For Holiday
A Holiday Market will be held Nov. 19th and 26th by the Ashe County Farmer’s Market.

National Committee For The New River Thanks Volunteers For Big Sweep
Volunteers cleaned up trash from 33 miles of the New River and its tributaries in Ashe, Alleghany and Watauga counties.

Halloween Safety Tips Can Help Prevent Injury

Family Owned Ashe Carpet & Tile Welcomes Customers
A family owned and operated tile and carpet business welcomes customers to stop in and shop with a local organization.

Ashe Services For Aging Foundation Board Undergoes Training

Local Sisters Return From Mission Trip

Carolina Wireless Gives Away Carolina Panther Tickets
Carolina West Wireless recently gave away two pairs of Carolina Panther Tickets as part of their Fall Sale Promotion.

Annual Autumn Fest Held By Local Republicans

Marriage Enrichment Seminar Hosted In Ashe County

Courthouse Preservation And Oral History Keep Ashe Historical Society Active
The Ashe Historical Society was founded in the 70ís and later disbanded though came back together in the 80ís.

Hot Rod Cruise-In And Halloween Party

 


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