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What’s This Yoga Stuff?
Are you curious about yoga?

Fitness Expert Endorses Exercise At Women’s Forum
Jodi Cash had a question for Boone Service League (BSL) members Sept. 5.

A Few Adjustments
Local Company MEDAccess on Display at Wachovia Bank

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POSTED SEPTEMBER 21, 2006

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Putting A Twist In Downtown Boone

Warren Purdue Studios is putting a twist in downtown Boone.

September Is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Cody’s Family Knows Importance Of Early Detection

Appalachian Symphony Orchestra Recording Released
A friendship between a composer and conductor has led to the release of “Living Earth” .

Bathanti’s Coventry Recently Published
Joseph Bathanti wrote of his prison life in his new novel “Coventry,” but he’s still doing his time as a writer and teacher.

Local 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.

 

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Organizers Plan Three Days Of Peace Activities

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

“Friends” Of Watauga High Offer Helping Hand
Second In Series on Parent-School Relationships

Information 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 Education’s Sept. 11 meeting.

High Country “Relays” Message To Washington
Celebration On The Hill Attracts 10,000 In Fight Against Cancer

Parkway Patriot Program Promotes Positive Performance
Parkway Elementary School students are learning the three R’s this year – Respect plus Responsibility equals Results.

School 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.


Watauga’s Grassroots Grants Deadline Is September 29
Watauga County organizations planning arts-related activities are invited to apply for Grassroots Grants for the 2006-2007 fiscal year.

First-Ever 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 today’s world.

Waterfowl Find W. Kerr Scott Lake Just Ducky
Habitat Improvement Benefit Set For Sept. 30 At Forest Edge Amphitheater

Farm City: Starting On The Next Fifty
Nominations For Awards Now Being Accepted

 

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White 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.

Arts Council To Sponsor September Coffee House
The Ashe County Arts Council is pleased to sponsor the Coffee House Talent Night on Saturday, Sept. 30.

Hitting The Trails For Charity
“A Leg Up For Therapeutic Riding”

New River State Park Celebrates Property Dedication of 638 Acre Addition
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.

Greater L.A. Festival Is Successful

EMBARQ Holds Big Weekend In West Jefferson
West Jefferson was recently treated to a big weekend, complete with prizes, discounts and opportunities to meet area Embarq representatives.

Seeking The Simple Life In New Class
Are you interested in a simpler life?

Local 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 Waltrip.

Medicinal Herb, Agritourism Workshop Planned At “Century Farm”
The Medicinal Herbs for Commerce Project is sponsoring a free workshop at Miller’s Century Farm, a certified historical farm, on October 3rd.

Local Quilt 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 and 23rd.

ReMax Opens New Location In Jefferson Station

Ebenezer Gardens Plans Golf Tournament
Over $50,000 In Prizes To Be Awarded

Brooke 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.

Green Cove Station To Host Historic Exhibit
A historic exhibit of O. Winston Link’s photographs has been recreated by photojournalist Josh Meltzer and will be on display at Green Cove Station.

DAV 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, “We’ve counted 40 people so far, and this will go on”.

Skyland Books Welcomes New Manager
Holly Riddle of Laurel Springs has been named manager of Skyland Books in West Jefferson.

United Country Named To Wall Street Journal’s 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.”

 


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