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Red Cross Blood And Platelet Donors Can Win A $1,000 Shopping Card In August

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POSTED AUGUST 24, 2006

highcountry WEEKLY

Mountain Alliance Holds 2006-2007 Kickoff Event
Watauga High School students seeking to reach their personal peaks can take a big step in that direction this month.

Appalachian's Visiting Writers Series Begins Sept. 7
“Freakonomics” co-author Stephen Dubner and N.C. Poet Laureate Kathryn Stripling Byer headline this fall’s Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series at Appalachian State University.

Students Spend Part Of Summer Vacation “In The Wild”
Feeding squiggly mealworms and soggy cat food to ravenous baby birds, sorting frozen dead mice into baggies for raptor snacks and scrubbing out cages . . not the idea most young people have in mind for their summer vacation.

High Country Media Launches Web Videos

 

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Which Way Do I Go?

Hunger And Health Coalition Offers Help In A
Variety Of Ways

Each day in the office we encounter many people seeking assistance for a variety of needs. In the course of collecting the required information you begin to hear the story – the story behind the person, behind the face, behind the life that brought the individual into this office on this day.

Wet ‘N Wild
RIVERFEST Provides Learning Experiences For All Ages

Fur Ball Guests Groove To Sounds Of Laditude
It’s difficult to determine who is having more fun during the Fur Ball – the guests or the band.

Deep Gap Ruritan Thanks Community For Fund-Raising Support
It is no small feat that the Deep Gap Ruritan accomplishes in a year’s time, but the club’s work is often done quietly and “behind-the-scenes.”

School Tools Drive Collects Supplies For Students In Need
School supplies such as notebooks, notebook paper, pencils, backpacks, small pencil sharpeners and erasers are being collected in local Food Lion Stores and the Golden Corral restaurant to help children in need get the materials they need for school.

Emu’s Gone Wild

Homes For Special Needs Adults To Be Dedicated
A Milestone For Baptist Children’s Homes

School Board Honors CCC&TI, Meets New Child Nutrition Director
Watauga County Board of Education members honored a local community college and met the school system’s new child nutrition director.

Board Members Talk Access, Sustainability With WHS Architects
Watauga County Board of Education members discussed access and sustainability of the proposed new Watauga High School during their July 31 work session.

One Last Jump

Carolina West Wireless Celebrates 15 Years of Business
Carolina West Wireless is celebrating 15 years of business by hosting an evening of great entertainment.

High Country Classics Car Club Thanks Community And Sponsors
Recent Car Show Successful, Despite The Weather

 

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Helping Others With A Haircut
A local eight-year-old recently received her first haircut and donated her hair to Locks of Love in hopes of putting a smile on a terminally ill child’s face, according to Sarah Caldera’s mother.

Youth Rally Under The Tent This Weekend
Former Pro LA Raiders Player Comes To Ashe County

Pre-K Program Receives Donation

Grant & Donation Assists Summit With Van Purchases

Wine Tasting Benefits Humane Society
Thanks to Gayle Winston and her staff, our annual wine tasting event at the River House was a fabulous day for all who attended.

Study Will Feature Christianity & U.S. Constitution
A ten week course, beginning Monday, Sept. 11th at 6 p.m., will offer a Biblical study on Chrstianity and the U.S. Constitution, presented by The Institute On The Constitution.

Festival Fun

Trinity Baptist Church Returns From Mexico Mission
A mission team from Trinity Baptist Church of Deep Gap recently returned from a mission trip to a very poor area in Acuna, Mexico.

Ashe County Military Appreciation Day Scheduled Aug. 31st
All Veterans Encouraged To Attend

Republicans Hold Meet And Greet For Judges
The Conservative Judges came to town on Aug. 11 to meet faithful and potential supporters for their upcoming elections on Nov. 7, 2006, according to a press release from the Republican Party.

Skyland Books Welcomes Noyes Capehart
Well-known Boone artist Noyes Capehart will be at Skyland Books Saturday from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. to meet area residents and sign his new book, “The Private Diary of Noyes Capehart.”

Dancing At Ola Belle Reed Festival

The Wilkes County Quilters Announce Quilt Show & Display
The Wilkes County Quilters have been making fundraising quilts for years.

 


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