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Message To The Future
Child Advocate Stresses Importance Of Caring For Kids

Keeping The Family Safe This Summer

Buckeye Recreation Center Offers Fitness In Style
State-Of-The-Art Facility Opens Doors To Community

Rabies: Public Health Officials Urge Caution Around Bats, Other Wildlife

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POSTED JUNE 29, 2006

highcountry WEEKLY


Let’s Get Ready To Rummage!

Humane Society Holds 25th Annual Sale To Raise Funds For Animals

To Africa With Love - Amazing Adventures Of Missionary Doctor Now Living In Boone
Cornerstone Hosts Author Jim Foulkes For July 1 Book Signing

Award-Winning Regional Novelist Publishes New Book
The World Made Straight by Ron Rash is the author’s third novel.

 

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102 Miles Of Blood, Sweat And Gears
For five years, Chris Harkey dominated the Blood, Sweat and Gears Bike Ride, winning each time he entered the event.

Fireworks For The Fourth – Safety Is The Word
It’s a good idea to know what you’re doing before you start lighting up those fireworks.

Reaching For The Sky

Bracelets For Hope
Volunteers Raise Funds For Wigs By Creating Items From Recycled Bras

The Grapes Of Success
Winery Opens In Banner Elk

Avery Hospice Hosts Special Evening At Grandfather
Hospice of Avery County will host a special evening at Grandfather Golf and Country Club in Linville on Thursday, June 29.

Fourth Annual Midnight At The OASIS Raises Over $13,000 For OASIS
On April 28th members of our community came together at the Green Park Inn to support survivors of abuse and violence by raising much needed funds for OASIS.

Saturday in the Park

Appalachian-Fudan University Partnership Celebrates 10th Anniversary
May marked the 10th anniversary of the Walker College of Business’s William R. Holland Fellows Program for Business Study in Asia.

Good For The Owner, Good For The Land, Good For The Area
The High Country has a new real estate business that brings a whole new perspective to property ownership and real estate transactions.

Woodscaping Workshop For Land Owners
If you are a landowner interested in learning more about managing your land in western North Carolina, you are invited to attend the “Woodscaping” workshop on Friday, July 7th, from 8:30-5:00.

Appalachian Skatepark Grand Opening Nears
Celebration and Fundraising Event Set For July 8

Arting Around

Cultivating Organic Growers
Extension Service Offers Series Of Workshops

It’s A Jungle Out There
A musical adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s “The Jungle Book” wowed theater-goers Friday and Saturday as more than 60 local kids presented the final tour-de-force of the Watauga County Arts Council’s weeklong camp.

Golf Club, Tweetsie Railroad Pioneers Featured On TV Program
Tourism in the North Carolina mountains owes much of its success to the visionary Robbins family, starting with Grover Robbins who took a lovers’ legend and a windswept ridge and developed The Blowing Rock tourist destination in the 1930s.

Hey, Batter Batter

Dog Days
Dogs of all shapes and sizes had a blast during the Watauga Humane Society’s Dog Park grand opening festivities

Calling All Teenagers
Youth Advisory Council Holds Initial Meeting July 6

ASU Plans 2nd Annual Wine Conference
Appalachian State University is uncorking its Second Annual N.C. Western Wine Conference this July.

 

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New Life Mobility Assistance Dogs To Have
Booth At Festival

A benefit golf tournament is being planned for an organization that specializes in the rescue and training of shelter dogs to assist persons with disabilities.

Red Cross Presents Camp Save A Life & See The World
Promotion Includes Gift To Children With Cancer

Ashe County Farmers Market Open July 1 For Christmas In July Festival
To add to the festivities of the day, the Ashe County Farmers Market will be open all day on July 1 in support of the Christmas in July Festival.

Wal-Mart Donates $1,000 To 4-H Bicycle Poker Run

Local Community Donates To RE-MEMBER

US Humane Society Offers Summertime Safety Tips For Pet Owners
The summer season is an excellent time to enjoy the outdoors.


Rescue Squad Announces Raffle For Ruger Super Blackhawk 44 Magnum

The Ashe County Limited Edition Revolver Raffle is now taking place

1904 Courthouse Is Site For 2006 Ham Radio Field Day
A forest of antennas and a spider web of cables sprouted around the 1904 Courthouse building on Friday, the 23rd of June, and at precisely 2:00 PM on Saturday the Ashe County Amateur Radio club joined thousands of other ham radio operators all around the world for their annual Field Day.

Craft Guild Seeks Members In High Country
Randall Nelson is a woodworker who builds tables, boxes and showpiece toys, but he needs a little help painting his creations.

Wildlife In North Carolina Announces 2006 Photo Competition

Former Sara Lee Employees Reunite

Ashe Carpet & Tile Moves To New Location
Ashe Carpet and Tile, formerly located at the far end of Wal-Mart’s parking lot, has a new home at 909 South Jefferson Ave., across from W.J. Auto Parts.

4th Generation Ashe County Family

Area Girls Invited To Enchanted Nights
The Girl Scout Council of the Catawba Valley Area Inc.- Ashe Service Unit will hold Enchanted Nights for girls in grades 1-3 and are not currently Girl Scouts.

 


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