Open To Surprises, Says Writer Stephen J. Dubner
Be ready for surprises, says writer Stephen J. Dubner, guest
speaker for Appalachian State Universitys convocation
Of The Purse
Speaker Tells Story Of Survival, Hope
Creek Shares A Legacy
The first Watauga County community to host a country fair
nearly seventy years ago is the same one making a good attempt
at recapturing those good old days and breathe
life into its rich heritage once again.
High Country Media Welcomes Director Of Advertising
High Country Media is welcoming aboard a newspaper veteran
as its new director of advertising.
Books Hit Shelves
Hugh Mortons Photos and Words Live in New Books
Presents Program At Todd General Store
Local author Doug McGuinn will present a program on the
Virginia Creeper steam train on Saturaday, September
16, beginning at 10am, at the Todd General Store in Todd.
Organizers Plan Three Days Of Peace Activities
High Country residents can celebrate three days of peace
Encourages Perseverance, Self Confidence
Ears Club Donates $120,000 To Watauga Medical Center
The Hound Ears Club presented a $120,730 check to Watauga
Medical Center (WMC) Sept. 6.
Wal-Mart Awards Grant to Rainbow Center
Boone Wal-Mart associates presented Rainbow Center
Children & Family Services with a $1,000 grant today.
For Two! (stand alone picture)
The Loafers Glory Run Slated for this Saturday
Discusses Skin Damage At BSL Forum
Dr. Stan Whittaker peeled away some layers of confusion
about skin care for Boone Service League members earlier
Bazaar This Weekend At Boone United Methodist
For twenty-two years as the first nip of Autumn is felt
the air, members of Boone United Methodist Church get in
gear for what one has described as great food, unbelievable
bargains and inviting fellowship.
VRC Website Connects Non-Profit Agencies With Those Looking
Coalition Hosts Annual Adopt-A-Crag
The Boone Climbers Coalition is proud to host Hawksbill
Trail Day on Saturday, September 16 as part of the Access
Funds 7th Annual Adopt-a-Crag, presented by Title
Sponsor Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI), Presenting Sponsor
W.L. Gore, and Contributing Sponsor CLIF BAR.
Bud Celebrates 90 (stand alone picture)
in the Park
18th Annual Blowing Rock Pet Show this Saturday
Join fellow pet lovers in Memorial Park for the 18th Annual
Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce Pet Show this Saturday,
Patoprsty Given Leadership Award
The Partnership for Wataugas Future gave its 2006
Leadership for Wataugas Future Award to
NC Cooperative Extension agent Wendy Patoprsty at its annual
membership meeting on Sept. 7.
To Soar (stand alone picture)
Bargain Box Family Consignment
Closing After 15 Years
The Bargain Box, a local consignment store in West Jefferson,
is closing after 15 years of service. Original owner, Doreen
Cox and her family, moved to Ashe County from Clearwater,
Fla. in 1990.
Technique Now Available
Body-Mind Centering Helps Get People Moving
Shoals United Methodist Camp Hosts Olympic Athlete
Family Fun Day Plans Underway
Council Kicks Off Fund Drive
September is the time each year when the Ashe County Arts
Council focuses attention on fundraising.
J. Kennith Morris, Retiring After 33 Years
On September 1, Reverend J. Kennith Morris officially retired
as Minister of First Baptist Church of West Jefferson.
Piecemakers Present Autumn In The High Country Quilt
The Ashe County Piecemakers Quilt Guild has been making
fund-raiser quilts for several years.
Holds 2nd Annual Merit Badge Camp
It was an exciting weekend as over 40 scouts and parents
gathered at New River State Park Wagoner Access for their
2nd annual Campin on the New Merit Badge Camp.
Bridge Crew Describes Growing Up In Warrensville
Reception & Book Signing Will Feature Shumate
Girl Chosen Doll Miss Princess Of North Carolina
(stand alone picture)