David Watson Remembers
Veterans Day holds a significant place in countless
hearts across America today, but no more so for others than
Boones own David Watson who spent the majority of
his World War II service aboard the USS LCS
Participate In Extreme Home Makeover Project
Show Airs Sunday, November 13
Efforts Include Feeding Thousands
Local Couple Travels With Mobile Kitchen To Devastated Areas
And Devastation Leads To Reunion
Like more than a million people who have shared her fate,
Becky Prestons life changed forever just 10 weeks
ago when the sixth-strongest storm ever recorded in the
Atlantic basin, Hurricane Katrina, roared upon the shoreline
of the Gulf Coast portion of the United States.
Coalition Hosts Sudz & Slidz Event
The Boone Climbers Coalition (BCC) invites everyone out
to Sudz & Slidz at the Boone Saloon
On The Education Of African American Girls Presented Nov.
Patricia D. Beaver, director of the Center for Appalachian
Studies at Appalachian State University, will present the
Lecture Series Begins Nov. 15
Dr. Michael Potterton from the Discovery Programme in Ireland
will speak at Appalachian State University
Experiences Highs, Lows During Animal Rescue Efforts
This is the last of a series of articles about the experiences
of two Watauga County residents who spent Sept. 23-30 in
New Orleans and Mississippi rescuing and caring for animals
stranded, lost or displaced by Hurricane Katrina.
The Road With Jamie Carroll
Jamie Carroll may be a modern-day road warrior, a cyber
journalist, a post-9/11 Kerouac, or just a guy hoping his
brakes dont fail.
To Divulge Secrets
ASU Alum Byron Hill Visits Regional NSAI Group Nov. 16th
City Celebrates 50 Years
It was the social event of the season for many as farmers,
nursery owners, garden clubs and service organizations gathered
to commemorate a milestone in the history of Watauga County.
Crisis Pregnancy Center Hosts Annual Fundraiser Banquet
Hope Is On The Way is a message conveyed
daily by the staff and volunteers of Boone Crisis Pregnancy
Up Watauga Honors Firefighters
Last Fridays Wake Up Watauga was a particularly special
Celebration Honors Local Litter Heroes
More than 40 High Country residents and elected officials
honored Watauga Countys litter heroes recently.
American Veterans Alive And Well In Watauga County
During its November meeting, the Watauga County Chapter
90 of the Disabled American Veterans paid tribute to its
recently formed Color Guard, expressed appreciation to a
local business for its show of support, and announced the
winner of a fundraising raffle.
Childrens Playhouse Celebrates 3rd Birthday, Holds
First Annual Playhouse Bazaar
From Bargain Rummage to Fine Crafts the Playhouse Bazaar
at the National Guard Armory Offers Something for Everyone!
Ball Raises Funds For Hospitality House
An evening of fine dining, delicious food, dancing and auction
bargains awaits High Country residents who want to help
Homes Donates Lumber
Centex Homes recently donated $2,500 in lumber to Appalachian
State Universitys construction technology program.
Country Vendors Head To Southern Christmas Show
Merchants, craftsmen and organizations around The High Country
are packing up and heading to the piedmont for nearly two
magical weeks of Christmas extravaganza.
Watauga Humane Society has partnered with Dr. Cara Roten-Henson
of Animal Medical Center of Boone to offer an affordable
monthly pet identification microchip clinic to the public.
Cross Receives Donation
Appreciation Night Nears
Golden Corral Hosts Event on Nov. 14
Wine Appreciation 101
Sniffing the cork properly may not mean an automatic A+,
but Appalachians new Understanding and Appreciating
Wine course is certain to fill students glasses
with interest and know-how.
Project Calls For Community Input
High Country residents can add a page of their own to a
community book project this month.
Holiday Cheer To Troops Stationed Overseas
A local woman is working hard to collect Christmas Cards
and other needed items for the troops to have during the
Couple Shares Their Adoption Story
Each year, November is recognized as National Adoption Awareness
Month and works to promote awareness of the need for adoptive
families for children.
Scouts Launch Rockets At Ashe Park
Mural Underway In West Jefferson
The Ashe County Arts Council is sponsoring the new work
of art on the side of the Genos Restaurant building.
Native Named Broadcaster Of The Year By IBMA
Care System Helps Employees Displaced By Katrina
Girl Eligible To Compete At State Pageant
ACHS Seniors Selected As Morehead Nominees
Three Ashe County High School seniors have been selected
to go on to regional interviews for the Morehead Scholarship.
Student Travels To New York For Poetry Slam
An 11th grader, Seth Phillips, who attends Ashe Academy
recently won an online poetry contest about smoking.
To Sign Prints
Public Library Seeks Citizen For Library Board
102 North Plans Cooking Class
Nominated For Park Scholarship Award
Exhibits At The Ashe County Public Library
Christmas Ornaments Available Nov. 12
Ashe County Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center To
Hold Open House
Students In Running For Centennial Scholarships