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Help With Prescription Medications In Ashe
Program Is Partnership Of Ashe Memorial Hospital And The Hunger And Health Coalition

Ashe On The Path To Becoming A “Fit Community”
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POSTED SEPTEMBER 14, 2006

highcountry WEEKLY

Be Open To Surprises, Says Writer Stephen J. Dubner
Be ready for surprises, says writer Stephen J. Dubner, guest speaker for Appalachian State University’s convocation Sept. 7.

Power Of The Purse
Speaker Tells Story Of Survival, Hope

Cove 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.

Carolina-Themed Books Hit Shelves
Hugh Morton’s Photos and Words Live in New Books

Author 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.

 

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Organizers Plan Three Days Of Peace Activities

High Country residents can celebrate three days of peace this month.

WYN Encourages Perseverance, Self Confidence

Hound 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.

Boone Wal-Mart Awards Grant to Rainbow Center
Boone Wal-Mart associates presented Rainbow Center – Children & Family Services with a $1,000 grant today.

Go For Two! (stand alone picture)

Poker for Non-Profit
The Loafer’s Glory Run Slated for this Saturday

Dermatologist Discusses Skin Damage At BSL Forum
Dr. Stan Whittaker peeled away some layers of confusion about skin care for Boone Service League members earlier this month.

Fall 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.

Surfing For Volunteers
VRC Website Connects Non-Profit Agencies With Those Looking To Serve

Climbers 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 Fund’s 7th Annual Adopt-a-Crag, presented by Title Sponsor Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI), Presenting Sponsor W.L. Gore, and Contributing Sponsor CLIF BAR.

Uncle Bud Celebrates 90 (stand alone picture)

Barks 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, September 16.

Wendy Patoprsty Given Leadership Award
The Partnership for Watauga’s Future gave its 2006 “Leadership for Watauga’s Future Award” to NC Cooperative Extension agent Wendy Patoprsty at its annual membership meeting on Sept. 7.

Time To Soar (stand alone picture)

 

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The 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.

New Therapy Technique Now Available
Body-Mind Centering Helps Get People Moving

Elk Shoals United Methodist Camp Hosts Olympic Athlete
Family Fun Day Plans Underway

Arts Council Kicks Off Fund Drive
September is the time each year when the Ashe County Arts Council focuses attention on fundraising.

Reverend 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.


Pack 214 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.”

The Bridge Crew Describes Growing Up In Warrensville
Reception & Book Signing Will Feature Shumate

Lansing Girl Chosen Doll Miss Princess Of North Carolina
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