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20th CENTURY
HISTORY
A special section devoted to the 20th Century development of a diverse mountain region.



HEALTH ISSUES
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Local Restaurants Participate In Smoke-Free Dining Day

Program To Assist Medicare Beneficiaries


November is Home Health and Hospice Month
Local Agency Sponsors Fundraiser For Gulf Coast Hospices

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Notes of Interest

ARCHIVES POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2005

 

highcountry WEEKLY


A Song Of Blues For The Jazz Piano Man

New Orleans Piano Player Longs To Return To Days Of Old

TV Program Features Grandfather Mountain’s New Leader

A History of Hardwood Tar Heels
New Arcadia Book Documents UNC Basketball

Family Tree Farms Get Down To Business

Clint Cornett was one of the county’s earliest Christmas tree farmers, starting his first crop in the 1970s in western Watauga County.

Learning The Ropes
Ken Jacquot of Todd believes in putting people on the ropes.

 

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Hunger Coalition Holds Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner
Join the Hunger Coalition staff and friends for a holiday tradition – the 20th Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner.

W.A.M.Y. Battles High Country Poverty
W.A.M.Y. Community Action, Inc. has battled poverty in Watauga, Avery, Mitchell and Yancey counties for more than 40 years.

Remember Kitchen Safety During Holiday Season
Safe Kids Watauga County Offers Kitchen Safety Reminders

Bringing The Holidays To Military Men And Women
Postal Service Outlines Guidelines For Shipping To Military Installations Overseas

Locals Rally for Stricken Storyteller
Jim Wolf Donation Centers at Boone Businesses

Light Up A Life On The Todd Christmas Tree
The community of Todd celebrates the holiday season each year with a communityChristmas tree.

Writing Pays Off
This year, Ariel Rudolph won a $5,000 scholarship for the best fiction entry in the state writing competition, which is sponsored by the Wade Edwards Foundation.

Fiorello Wins National Award For Feature

Mountainaires Barbershop Quartet Donates $500 to WCAC
Money to Go Toward Musical Scholarship

DiPrima Talent & Casting Opens Saturday
Miami Casting Director Creates New Agency in Banner Elk

Nurse Practitioners Recognized
Nurse practitioners fill an important gap in the health care industry, a step between doctors and registered nurses.

Solar-powered Tree Lighting to Be Held Dec. 2

Holiday Ball Bidding
Auctions Feature Wide Variety Of Enticing Items


“Bright Ideas” Grants Awarded
Some local teachers and students got a classroom boost in the latest round of “Bright Ideas” grant awards.


Monthly Microchip Clinic

Serving The Living, Not Burying The Dead
Owner Of Hampton Funeral Service Finds Enjoyment In Helping Others


Decorate Safely for the Holidays
Safe Kids Watauga County Offers Holiday Safety Reminders


A Brush With Frame
Appalachian Gallery & Frame Shop Takes Second Place in Regional Competition


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Behind The Scenes Of Extreme Home Makeover
Ron and Vera Zapcic, local dealers of Katahdin Cedar Log Homes were there, along with the three local men mentioned in last week’s Mountain Times who went along to help build the new home.

Children’s Christmas Project Asks For Community Help

Local Couple Waits For Important Call
Good things come to those who wait

Program To Assist Medicare Beneficiaries

Parade Fun And Excitement

Ashe County Middle School Students Anticipate Placement Of Mural
The community and the entire student body eighth graders at Ashe County Middle School will be looking for the warm weather next spring for yet another reason.

Hansel And Gretel’s Holiday Houses Benefit Event Kicks Off
All Proceeds To Benefit Ashe Partnership For Children


Fourth Annual Holiday Market Scheduled This Weekend

Light Up A Life On The Todd Christmas Tree
The community of Todd celebrates the holiday season each year with a communityChristmas tree.

Creston Methodist Church Dedicates New Fellowship Hall
On Oct. 8th, the congregation of the Creston Methodist Church dedicated the newly completed fellowship hall.

Books Sought For Children’s Christmas Program
The Interagency Children’s Christmas Program is conducting its annual drive for children’s books.


Cone Headed Fairy Princess Begins Travel Across State

The Cone Headed Fairy Princess has hit the road and believe it or not, she is a true Ashe County native

Ashe 4-H School Age Care Staff Attends Conference

ACHS Students Attend Jazz Performance
On Friday, November 4th freshmen and sophomores at Ashe County High were introduced to the world of jazz.

Canned Food Drive Underway At ACMS

Blue Ridge Electric Awards Innovative Teaching Grants

 


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