An Interesting Place To Be
Last week, Kayti returned to Boone with fiancé Austin
Young, where the couple shared with Holtons church
family at Boone First Baptist, their plans to spend nearly
a year in Jordan.
The Rest Of The Story
If you were not acquainted with Blanche Roberts before last
week, hopefully you met her through our introductory story,
a history lesson in itself about life back when.
Done Travelin Club Keeps On Movin
Boone Travel Group Explores The West, Plans For Europe
Wee Wedding On Wednesday
Participates In People To People Student Ambassador Program
Isabella Oates is the latest world ambassador from the High
Country. Oates recently participated in the People to People
Student Ambassador program and visited three countries.
and Change in the North Carolina Mountains
New Book Chronicles Life As We Know It In These Hills
Mountain Review Literary Journal Has International Focus
Cold Mountain Review, a literary journal housed in the Department
of English at Appalachian State University, focuses on contemporary
Guide Author Speaks At Watauga County Public Library
Stewart Skeate wanted area residents and visitors to explore
and enjoy the High Countrys bounty of natural areas
so much that he wrote a book about them.
Helps Break Cycle Of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault
OASIS Inc. (Opposing Abuse with Service, Information and
Shelter) has been serving survivors of domestic violence
and sexual assault in Watauga, Avery, Ashe and Alleghany
counties for about 29 years.
Of The Purse Luncheon Benefits High Country Womens
High Country women can demonstrate the power of their purses
House Hosts Food And Shelter For Hope Breakfast
Rock Issues Globe Resolution
Town Council Holds Special Session, Opposes Forest Service
Of The Mountains
Kiwanis Club Of Banner Elk Raises Funds For Children With
Aug. 19 Event
Holds Drive For Watauga County Public Library
High Country readers can buy a book for the Watauga County
Public Library this month.
Fur Ball Raises Funds For Watauga Humane
High Country residents can have a ball while helping their
furry friends next month. All proceeds from the event will
benefit the humane societys animals.
All Cove Creek High School Students
Reunion Set For September 9
Big Sale Offers Bargains, Environmental Benefits
Bargain hunters will rejoice this weekend thanks to Appalachian
State Universitys Appalachian and the Community Together
Student Wins Mr. North Carolina Teen Bodybuilder Championship
Upcoming Womens Day of Pampering Seeking
Community Band Gears Up for New Year
Wrapping up a busy summer season, the Watauga Community
Band is setting focus on the new concert year, with a full
schedule of performances.
Man Returns To Ashe For Career In Dentistry
Park Gets New Sculpture
West Jeffersons pocket park will be dedicated on Wednesday,
August 30th and the special event will include recognition
of local artist R.T. Morgan and the stainless steel sculpture
placed as a focal point of the park.
Kids Backpack Program Food Drive Needs Support
Are you aware that during the week lots of Ashe County kids
depend on free or reduced lunch for a daily meal?
Church Sponsors 1st Annual High Country Back To School Rally
This Friday, August 18th, Calvary Freewill Baptist Church
in Glendale Springs will kick off the new school year by
hosting the 1st Annual High Country Back to School Rally.
Library Expansion Design Unveiled
Architect Diane Gibbs, of the Salisbury firm Ramsay, Burgin,
Smith Architects, will unveil her design for the proposed
Ashe County Public Library expansion at the August 21 county
Finance Holds Ribbon Cutting
First In Families Joins Rainbow Centers Family
Rainbow Center - Children & Family Services has recently
expanded their services by partnering and housing High County
First In Families.
Trust Endowment Awards Grants
The Childrens Trust Endowment awarded grants to Learning
Thru Play Child Development Center for pre-k art programming
and to 4-H Ashe Youth Connection Mentoring Program for certification
training in CPR and First Aid of mentors and their youth
Family Care Home Adds Fourth Facility
Hill View Family Care Homes of Todd have added a new facility
that will soon be home to six additional residents.
Catfish Derby Was A Wet One
The Youth Catfish derby was held on Saturday, August 12th
at the Ashe County Park Lake.