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



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February Is Dental Hygiene Month
February is Children’s Dental Hygiene Month, and area dentists have a mouthful to say about it.

An Eary Problem
Possibility iPods May Lead To Ear Damage Being Studied

Harmful Bacteria Is A Keystroke Away

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Notes of Interest

ARCHIVES POSTED FEBRUARY 9, 2006

 

highcountry WEEKLY

A Lifetime Of Giving, Part I
Helen Trexler – The Teacher, Principal And Volunteer

So Long, Soldiers
1451st Headed Out For Iraq

Trunk Show Has Sewers In Stitches
A group of sew-and-sews donned their favorite night-wear and picked at threads of conversation Friday night over a common hobby.

Jeff Biggers Book Signing
Did you know that the first antislavery newspaper in America was founded in Tennessee?

Over The Farm Documentary Shows Feb. 16

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Be A Sweetheart...And Help Fight Hunger
Valentine’s Day celebrates a heroic and mysterious saint who risked his own life to those who loved each other together.

Liberty Tax Service Is Helping Soldiers Call Home For Valentine’s Day


County Mourns The Passing Of “Miss Nora” Wilson

Few people knew more about volunteerism, beautification projects, and Watauga County’s community extension services, than did Nora Mast Wilson.

The Buffet Is Open

Family Support Group Rolls Into Action
Behind Every Good Soldier Is Good Support Back Home


WYN Holds Benefit Shag Event
The Western Youth Network (WYN) will presenting the Heart of WYN-ter Shag Benefit Saturday, Feb. 11 at the High Country Home Builder Banquet Hall in Boone.


Log House Florist Moves To New Location
From logs to stone, Log House Florist has literally been around the block.


Mr. WHS Pageant Raises Thousands For Local Family
They danced, they sang, they strutted their stuff – and they raised money for a Watauga County family in need.


Hope And Help After The Chaos Of Hurricane Katrina
Third in a series.

Hanging Out

15th Annual High Country Heart Breakfast Raises Funds, Awareness

Storyteller, Author Visit Watauga County Public Library
Storytelling will take center stage at the Watauga County Public Library this month.

Mardi Gras Comes To The High Country
Feb. 25 Dinner to Raise Funds for Relief Efforts in High Country and New Orleans

50 Ways To Say I Love You (Or At Least Show You Care)

50 ideas that might help you express your feelings without coming right out and blubbering the hardest three words in the English language

First Book-Watauga County Now Accepting Book Grant Applications from Local Programs Serving Children In Need

Become A "Party Animal" Host
Help Reduce Suffering Of Farm Animals

Time To Hit The Slopes

Parlor Pickin’

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Foster Grandparents Program Makes A Difference
Foster Grandparent volunteers give love, care and attention to children by volunteering in schools, hospitals, correctional institutions, Head Start and Day Care Centers

Blue Ridge Electric Donates Funds To A.S.H.E.
Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation has donated $2,500 to A.S.H.E.

Ashe Youth Connection Celebrates Mentoring
The 4-H Ashe Youth Connection (AYC) was pleased to be a part of National Mentoring Month 2006.

ACHS Beta Club Adopts Sailors During Christmas

ACHS Student Nominated For Robert C Byrd Honors Scholarship
This scholarship is offered to exceptionally able high school seniors who show promise of continued excellence in postsecondary education.

Hebraic Roots Of Christianity To Be Topic Of 4 Night Series

United Country Real Estate Announces Top 50 Offices in 2005

Yoga Class Offered At Fleetwood Community Center
For a workout that leaves you relaxed and limber, visit Marie Hatem at the Fleetwood Community Center

 


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