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



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Coping with Holiday Grief

Hospice To Host Memorial Service

Delta And Holland America Help Blood Donors Escape For The Holidays

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Notes of Interest

ARCHIVES POSTED DECEMBER 1, 2005

 

highcountry WEEKLY

Adoption Brings Special Joy To Local Couple
Each year, November is recognized as National Adoption Awareness Month and works to promote awareness of the need for adoptive families for children.

African Roots of the Banjo Discussed Dec. 6
A concert and mini-symposium on the African roots of the banjo will be held Tuesday, Dec. 6.

Solar Club Hits High Gear
Jones House Tree Lighting Highlights Busy Calendar

 

wataugaWEEKLY

Make A Difference In The Life Of A Family
Faye Cooper, an OASIS volunteer, has devised a simple way we can all help families recovering from abuse and violence.

Hunger Coalition Holds Sharing Tree Programs
Each year the Hunger Coalition coordinates two holiday programs for Watauga county clients.

School Board Recognizes Chairman, Transportation Department
Watauga County BOE members honored one of their own and recognized members of the school system’s transportation department.

O Christmas Tree!

Program Provides Trees For Troops
The Christmas SPIRIT Foundation announces a Trees for Troops program.

Ho-Ho-“Woof”
High Country animal lovers have plenty of ways to celebrate pets this month thanks to the Watauga Humane Society.

Christmas Trees Available Online
You don’t necessarily have to hit the road to find the perfect Christmas tree — it may be just a few mouse clicks away.

Amnesty Week
Watauga Library Forgives Overdue Fines With Canned Goods

High Country Media Salutes Ski Industry
High Country Media will say “thanks” and salute the local ski industry by sponsoring their participation in the Boone Christmas Parade.

Mother Nature Offers Reflection

Time To Ski!

Blowing Rock Celebrates Holidays

And Away We Go!


Holiday Help

Haircut 101 Employees Bring Christmas Cheer To Crossnore School Students


WHS Events Raise Funds For Educational Programs
High Country residents can kick off the holiday season with a trio of events at Watauga High School Saturday, Dec. 3.


There’s No Place Like Home
Rainbow Center For Children Strives To Rebuild Lives


Counsumer Credit Counseling Service Helps With Money Management
Does the term “overdrawn” seem all too familiar to you?


Homebuilder, Developer Donate Trees To Hunger Coalition

Appalachian Cultural Museum’s 2005 Ornament

Do You Hear What I Hear?

Shop Fair Trade After Boone Holiday Parade
First Presbyterian will once again open their annual Alternative Christmas Market to the public.


asheWEEKLY

Help A Senior Citizen This Year
Project Star organizers are asking help from Ashe County residents and citizens of surrounding counties to ensure that more than 200 senior citizens will have a Christmas gift this year.

Hansel And Gretel’s Holiday Houses Benefit Event Underway
Community Is Invited To Stop In And View Houses Now

Alleghany Pregnancy Care Center To Hold Benefit Christmas Auction
Many Items Available For Holiday Gifts

Mountain Life Home Care Donates To A.S.H.E.

Collector’s Christmas Ornaments Available Saturday, Dec. 3
Ashe County Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center Holds Open House


Register Now For The 2005-06 Dance Year

April’s School of Dance is pleased to announce that due to high demand, a second registration will be held

Guardian Ad Litem Asks For Your Help For Local Children

Library Announces Amnesty Week December 5-10

Ham Benefit Auction And Hot Dog Supper Scheduled

Meeting Planned To Discuss Lansing Revitalization


 


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