Putting A Twist In Downtown Boone
Warren Purdue Studios is putting a twist in downtown Boone.
Is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Codys Family Knows Importance Of Early Detection
Symphony Orchestra Recording Released
A friendship between a composer and conductor has led to
the release of Living Earth .
Coventry Recently Published
Joseph Bathanti wrote of his prison life in his new novel
Coventry, but hes still doing his time
as a writer and teacher.
Company Featured In Magazine
A local company, Gum Ridge Mill & Flying Pig Furniture,
is featured in the current issue (September/October) of
Blue Ridge Country Magazine.
Organizers Plan Three Days Of Peace Activities
High Country residents can celebrate three days of peace
Of Watauga High Offer Helping Hand
Second In Series on Parent-School Relationships
Items Highlight Board Of Education Meeting
Top test scores, backing from the Boone Area Chamber of
Commerce and a trip to France were just some of the information
items on the agenda for the Watauga County Board of Educations
Sept. 11 meeting.
Country Relays Message To Washington
Celebration On The Hill Attracts 10,000 In Fight Against
Patriot Program Promotes Positive Performance
Parkway Elementary School students are learning the three
Rs this year Respect plus Responsibility equals
Board Honors WHS Students, Instructor
Watauga County Board of Education members honored several
individuals during their Sept. 11 meeting.
Author Fair Benefits Watauga Literacy Association
The Watauga County Literacy Association (WLA) hopes 13 will
be a lucky number this month.
Grassroots Grants Deadline Is September 29
Watauga County organizations planning arts-related activities
are invited to apply for Grassroots Grants for the 2006-2007
Watauga Family Caregiver Retreat Coming Soon
Caring for a loved one with any type of physical, mental,
emotional or developmental illness can be one of the most
stressful jobs in todays world.
Find W. Kerr Scott Lake Just Ducky
Habitat Improvement Benefit Set For Sept. 30 At Forest Edge
City: Starting On The Next Fifty
Nominations For Awards Now Being Accepted
Hart Woods Teaching And Healing Center To Open Soon
A new teaching and healing center, White Hart Woods, is
opening in West Jefferson that works to inspire creative
expression and develop potential, meaning and purpose. White
Hart Woods will offer its first workshops on September 29th.
Council To Sponsor September Coffee House
The Ashe County Arts Council is pleased to sponsor the Coffee
House Talent Night on Saturday, Sept. 30.
The Trails For Charity
A Leg Up For Therapeutic Riding
River State Park Celebrates Property Dedication of 638 Acre
A Property Dedication service was held at the Wagoner Access
of the New River State Park last Friday to celebrate the
acquisition of an additional 638 acres, the largest addition
to the park in its history.
Festival Is Successful
Big Weekend In West Jefferson
West Jefferson was recently treated to a big weekend, complete
with prizes, discounts and opportunities to meet area Embarq
The Simple Life In New Class
Are you interested in a simpler life?
Girl To Be In Toyota Commercial
Chasiti Ackerman of Laurel Springs recently participated
in the making of a national commercial for Toyota along
with Nascar race car drivers Darrell Waltrip and Michael
Herb, Agritourism Workshop Planned At Century Farm
The Medicinal Herbs for Commerce Project is sponsoring a
free workshop at Millers Century Farm, a certified
historical farm, on October 3rd.
Guild Plans 4th Annual Fair
Neva Hart is coming to the 4th Annual Quilt Fair to be held
at Jefferson Station in downtown West Jefferson Sept. 22nd
Opens New Location In Jefferson Station
Gardens Plans Golf Tournament
Over $50,000 In Prizes To Be Awarded
Business Insurance Announces New Opening
Brooke Business Insurance Services is pleased to announce
their new opening in Fleetwood and Owner/Agent Jan Noffsinger
and Agent Wendy Sheets welcome everyone to stop by and learn
more about their services.
Cove Station To Host Historic Exhibit
A historic exhibit of O. Winston Links photographs
has been recreated by photojournalist Josh Meltzer and will
be on display at Green Cove Station.
Bingo Night A Success
The fundraising Bingo night for the Disabled American Veterans
was a success recently and Buddy Greer, Commander of the
Jefferson Chapter said during the event, Weve
counted 40 people so far, and this will go on.
Books Welcomes New Manager
Holly Riddle of Laurel Springs has been named manager of
Skyland Books in West Jefferson.
Country Named To Wall Street Journals List Of Top
Franchisors In America
The Wall Street Journal published the results of a study
of more than 2,500 U.S. based franchise systems across all
market segments and named United Country Real Estate to
its coveted list of 2006 Top 25 High Performers.