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N.C. Pays High Price For Unhealthy Lifestyles

Public Health Warns Of Carbon Monoxide Dangers In Cold Weather Months

Appalachian Offers Tips For Staying Healthy And Happy During Holidays

Coping with Holiday Grief

Delta And Holland America Help Blood Donors Escape For The Holidays

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highcountry WEEKLY

Rydell Music Relocates
Though Rydell Music Center closed its doors on Christmas Eve, the store has opened after the holiday on a very positive note.

Honors, WHS Plans Highlight School Board’s Year
Plans for a new Watauga High School, personnel changes and achievements dominated the Watauga County Board of Education’s agenda during 2005.

Dr. Herring Accepts Teaching Position At UNC
Community Saddened By Beloved Physician’s Departure

Extreme Winners Receive Extravaganza
After receiving their extreme ski and snowboard makeover extravaganza 17 year-old Tina Curly of Florida couldn’t contain her ecstatic display of joy, and the humble expression on the face of 50 year-old Tim Young said it all!

 

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Non-Profits Help Thousands, Celebrate Anniversaries In 2005

High Country non-profit organizations enjoyed a record year in 2005

Turchin Reception Features ASU Faculty and Students
Appalachian State University’s Turchin Center for the Visual Arts warms the month of February for art lovers, with a reception for four new exhibitions in the center’s West Wing on Friday, February 3 from 7-9pm.

Resolve To Make 2006 A Special Year
It’s that time of year again – when makers of champagne, party hats, noisemakers, confetti and fireworks rake in the money by the bucketfuls as people prepare for their New Year’s Eve parties.

The Newest Holiday Tradition … Regifting
Gift Giving Takes On New Dynamic

ASU Offers Winter Classes for Seniors
Retired residents of the High Country who are looking for educational programs and interesting activities should consider the Institute for Senior Scholars at Appalachian State University.

A Florida Family’s First Snow Day

Husband & Wife Artists Host Parallel Exhibits
Joseph and Barbara Barnes at Jones House Galleries in Boone

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Director Honored For Work With Parent To Parent Program
Kaaren Hayes, director of the Parent to Parent Family Support of the High Country, has received the Ann Royal Special Recognition for Lifetime Achievement Award from the Leo M. Croghan Memorial Foundation.

Local Streetrod Builder To Be Seen On TV And In Magazines
A local streetrod builder can be seen on various TV shows and magazines after the first of the year.

Local Woman Thanks Community For Helping Troops
Ashe County responded wholeheartedly over the past two months to the call of needed items and cards for troops to have some special Holiday cheer.

Recognition Luncheon Honors Schools’ Accomplishments

Bare Bones Boutique Re-Opens Tuesday
Watauga Humane Society and Bare Bones Boutique thank you for your support in 2005!

Winners Of Shoemaker Print Announced
Raffle winners for the first fund raiser of the Greater Lansing Area Development Committee(GLAD) will have some very special Christmas presents to enjoy, thanks to the generosity of Stephen Shoemaker, Richard Kirrstetter, and the talents of local craftsmen.


ACT 2005 Annual Meeting Held
Alleghany Community Theatre (ACT) held its annual meeting in November. Members heard reports about the year’s work and elected new members to the board of directors.


 


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