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Students Hear Dramatic Presentation On Tobacco Use
Students in ten of Watauga County’s schools received an important lesson in health last week.

Flu Season Is Upon Us
Vaccinations Recommended, Available Soon

Dietician Discusses Vitamin Supplements During Women’s Forum
To supplement or not to supplement?

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POSTED SEPTEMBER 28, 2006

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Dan’l Boone Inn Re-Opens Following Renovations

“D. Boon open’d a rest’rant o’ this tree.”

Celebrating A Century
Edna Greer Hampton was the belle of the ball on Sunday as seventy-five people gathered around her at Glenbridge Health and Rehabilitation Center in Boone to help celebrate her 100th birthday.

Voices Heard On The Hill
High Country Has Presence In Washington DC.

Moving Picture Shows Return To Blowing Rock
Yonahlossee Movie Theatre Remembered

Novel By Area Author Gets National Recognition
Even though the publication date for area author C.G. Walters’ debut novel, Sacred Vow, is not until October 1st, it has already been having some regional success.



Hugh Morton: North Carolina Photographer

UNC Press Publishes Second Book Of Photography


National Geographic Photographer To Headline Conference
National Geographic photographer Sam Abell is the keynote speaker for the 2006 Society for Photographic Education Southeast Regional Conference Oct. 13-15 sponsored by Appalachian State University’s Technical Photography program in the Department of Technology.

Preview Of Kamm Teapots Exhibit Opens
Sparta’s first ever exhibit of Kamm teapots opened Saturday with a ribbon cutting and brief ceremony.

 

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Ceramic Skyscraper Glows In Boone

Hundreds Gather At ASU For Sculpture Unveiling

Moms In Touch- Standing In The Gap
Third In Series On Parent-School Relationships

Dan Breeding Brings Creatures Of Creation To Boone
He and his side-kicks have been guests of Jay Leno, David Letterman and Fox News, Good Morning America, Regis and Kelly, just to name a few.

Kraut Creek Crooning

Oktoberfest Festivities Ready To Roll
Sugar Mountain Resort Hosts 16th Annual Celebration

Raven Knob . . . Much More Than A Camp
For more than fifty years, the short but steep “knob hike” up the side of a foothill known as Raven Knob in Surry County, North Carolina, has rewarded Boy Scouts with a panoramic view of the Blue Ridge Mountains of northwestern North Carolina and southern Virginia as well as a view of the Scouts’ own Camp Raven Knob.


Follow The Yellow Brick Road

Autumn At Oz Returns To The Land Of Oz

A Fun Time At The Avery County Fair

Boy Scout Troop 109 Unveils Plans For New Scout Center
Unique Tumbleston Print Kicks Off Fundraising Efforts

Festival Latino 2006 Cancelled

 

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School Safety Drill Held At Mountain View Elementary
Teachers at Mountain View Elementary were “tested” Monday after school when a school safety drill was held and two men posing as possible shooters entered the school.

ACHS Homecoming 2006

Home Builders Association Donates Tools To Vocational Classes
The Ashe County Home Builders Association donated approximately $2,500 in tools to the vocational classes at Ashe County High School.

First Annual Caregiver Retreat Held At Ashe Services For Aging
The Ashe Family Caregiver Council held the first annual Caregiver Retreat on Saturday, Sept. 16th.

Shumate Opens His Heart And Home For Book Signing
Sept. 16, generations of families stopped by the Shumate residence to get a signed copy of Sam Shumate’s first book.

Master Herbalist Judy Saunders To Visit Ashe County Library
Free Presentation Scheduled For October 3

Ashe County Arts Council Welcomes Intern

First Barn Quilt Installed
The county was recently splashed with a bit more color!

Quilt Fair Is A Success

 


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