Nicholsons The Farm Reaps Appalachian Thrills
A smoothly engineered supernatural entertainment in
the more rambunctious American style of Stephen King.New
York Times Book Review
Mountain Melting Pot
Immigrants Find Their Way to High Country from Points Elsewhere
County Public Library Offers Chance To Experience India
High Country residents can experience India through all
five senses this month at the Watauga County Public Library.
And Earth Adventures Specializes In Fun And Education
Valle Crucis Business Offers An Array Of Entertainment Options
Library Workshop Teaches How To Create Handbags From Plastic
Grocery Bags - June Hucker has the perfect answer for all
of those plastic grocery bags lying around peoples
houses use them to make a bag.
Epic Novel Is Set In Western N.C.
Skyland Books Hosts Signing By Ritual River Author
And Scottish Attire
A tartan is a woven material, usually made of wool.
History On View At The Library
Sarah Spencer and Flavel Eggers have dug down deep into
Historic Boones collection and pulled out a few gems
to share with the public via the Watauga County Library.
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council
on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACSCASI) has accredited
all eight of the countys elementary schools.
Survivor Tells Story At Watauga County Relay
Brown was one of hundreds of cancer survivors who attended
the Watauga County Relay for Life June 16 at Watauga High
County Relay For Life Thanks Our 2006 Corporate Sponsors
MacRae MortonA Mountain Of A Man
Hugh MacRae Morton, owner of Grandfather Mountain and son
of co-founder of the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games,
Agnes MacRae Morton, passed away on June 1,2006 at age 85.
Sky Is The Limit
Mother Natures Method Of Pest Control
Build A Bat House To Help Combat Harmful Insects - Bats
eat harmful insects such as mosquitoes. They also help disperse
seeds and pollinate a wide variety of plants.
Board Honors Staff Members, Watauga Education Foundation
Watauga County Board of Education members honored two individuals
and an organization during their June 12 meeting.
NC colleges Preserve Scottish Heritage
Two of our North Carolina colleges, Lees-McRae College in
Banner Elk and St. Andrews Presbyterian College in Laurinburg,
are noteworthy for helping to preserve the rich heritage
and traditions of Scotland.
Out My Wings!
Organizes Farm And Garden Tour
Summer is in full swing in the High Country, and organic
foods are hotter than ever this year.
Rock Garden Tour Benefits Horse Show Foundation
On Friday, July 21st, there will be an opportunity to visit
five private gardens in the Blowing Rock and Boone area.
in the Park
Thanked For Support Of Pine Ridge Mission Trip
A local woman and her sister recently returned from South
Dakota on a mission trip to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation
Ridge Moravian Camp Making A Difference In Ashe
The Laurel Ridge Moravian Camp is underway again in Ashe
and Alleghany Counties and last week several local projects
were completed by youth from across the area.
Receives Money For Nature Trail
Sunshine To Begin Next Week
The seventh annual Camp Sunshine is preparing to start next
week to help teach young people from the region how to deal
with their losses of loved ones.
Magazine Journalist And Author To Be At Skyland Books
Time magazine journalist and author Bonnie Angelo will be
at Skyline Books Monday, July 10th, from 2-4 p.m. to meet
area residents and sign copies of her two books.
Theater Opens In Wilkes
Patriots Theater opened this past weekend in Wilkes County
as it works to show the relationship between the religious
heritage of the United States and the revolutionary ideas.
Prizes Offered In Museum Of Ashe County History Raffle
Jefferson Child Development Center Celebrates 35 Years