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Red Cross Month Kicks Off With Miami Getaway
All blood donors in March and April get chance to win weekend in Miami

No-Fad Diet-A Heart-Healthy Approach


ACS Encourages People Over 50 To Get Tested For Colon Cancer

Local Woman Shares Story Of Survival

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A Helping Hand

Make-A-Wish Participant Does His Part To Give Wish To Others

It’s Been A Big World
She told her family when they recently “set a dinner” for her 99th birthday, that she was “rootin’ for a hundred.

Fletchers Take Detour On The Road To Helping Others Heal
For several years, Ed and Joyce Fletcher have been helping others through the pain . . . primarily those on a lonesome journey through divorce and on the road to healing.

Literary Critic And Feminist Lectures at Appalachian
Poet, literary critic, activist and feminist C.A. Cranston will lecture March 20 and 22.


Blowing Rock Filmmaker Wins 2006 Emmy Award

Tom Santay Will Travel to Los Angeles for Honor from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

Christian Romance Novels Help Readers Maintain Faith, Research Says
Lynn S. Neal turned a few heads with her choice of a dissertation topic while in graduate school at UNC Chapel Hill.

Poet And Novelist Al Young Presents Reading March 23
Poet and novelist Al Young will read from his work Thursday, March 23, as part of Appalachian State University’s Visiting Writers Series.

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Hunger Coalition Plans Free Medical Clinic
Before the start of summer the non-profit organization plans on opening the Community Care Clinic to serve low-income, uninsured residents of Watauga, Ashe and Avery counties.

Hunger Coalition Holds Open House For Non-Profits
Local non-profit organizations looking for a new home might want to stop by the Hunger Coalition at the end of this month.

Who Loves You Baby?

Three Winners Chosen In Sugar Mountain Resort’s Kid’s Safety Awareness Contest

Children’s Consignment Sale Returns To Boone Mall
A Unique Opportunity For Moms To Clean Out The Closet


NCNR Holds Open House
An open house will be held Friday, March 17 from 3 – 7 p.m. at the National Committee for the New River (NCNR) office in downtown West Jefferson with live bluegrass music, food and beverages as well as prizes.


Storyteller’s Friends Plan Birthday Celebration
Popular local storyteller Jim Wolf’s friends are planning quite a birthday celebration for him this month at Glenbridge Health and Rehabilitation Center, where Wolf is battling cancer.


Reeling in the Year’s Fishing Season
Blowing Rock’s Annual Trout Derby Set for March 31-April 2


Give The Gift Of Sight

Snowflakes Come Down.

Getting Down To Business
Spring Entrepreneur Sessions Start March 21

Restorative Forestry Workshop To Be Held In Ashe County, NC

Watauga Water Watchers

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Local Man Creates Successful Internet Radio Service

Radioio Connects The High Country With The World Through Music

National Emergency Grant Program Holds Local Graduation

Hunger Coalition Holds Open House For Non-Profits
Local non-profit organizations looking for a new home might want to stop by the Hunger Coalition at the end of this month.

American Cancer Society Announces Relay For Life
Get Involved In Ashe County’s Own Relay Event

Greater L.A. Festival Plans Are Underway

SBA-Sponsored SCORE Looking For New Counselors To Serve High Country

BREW Bikes To Hold First Welding And Powder Coating Class
BREW Bikes LLC of West Jefferson will be holding a welding and powder coating class April 1st – 2nd.

Michael’s 102 North Holds Bridal Seminar

Auditions Set For Ashe County Little Theatre’s Summer Musical

Locals Learn Culinary Arts At Michael’s 102 North

Restorative Forestry Workshop To Be Held In Ashe County, NC

Ashe County Middle School 7th Graders Win Battle Of The Books

 


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