Red Cross Chapter Sponsors
Second Annual Toy Run October 21
Just as leaf-looking season peaks, a group of compassionate
bikers will head into the mountain byways to enjoy the scenery,
but more importantly, to support The Watauga County Chapter
of the American Red Cross and its efforts to raise money
and provide Christmas gifts for less fortunate children
in Watauga County.
Jog This Weekend
Watauga Humane Society will hold its annual Dog Jog this
Saturday at the Watauga County Parks and Recreation Center.
Extended To Ashe, Alleghany And Avery
Everyone has a story: This fall a few very fortunate families
are having the opportunity to tell their stories and to
see them in their published form as a way to celebrate the
culture of this region.
Business Network Meets In Avery
In its first meeting held in Avery County, the High Country
Business Network will hold a business networking event from
5:15 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on October 19th 2006, at the Best
Western Mountain Lodge in Banner Elk.
Society Hosts Blessed Event
Watauga Humane Society is well known for its efforts to
meet the physical needs of local animals, but with the installation
of what organizers hope will be a new tradition it will
work to meet the spiritual needs as well.
Weekends On The Ridge
A Big Hit For High Country Visitors
By Sherrie Norris
Saturdays crisp mountain air beckoned tourists to
the Coffey Grounds on Ridge Road just outside of Boone for
the first of three Fall Farm Weekends.
Sale At Blowing Rock Hospital
The residents at Blowing Rock Hospitals Extended Care
Facility are having a Ceramic Sale and everyone is invited!
Plans Spooky Celebration
You dont have to be old enough to get into an R-rated
movie to celebrate Friday the 13th, thanks to Watauga County
First to Receive Frazier's Thirteen Moons
On October 3rd, the day of publication of Charles Frazier's
second novel Thirteen Moons, the Watauga County Public Library
received a donation of the first copy of the first edition
from an anonymous donor and Random House Incorporated.
Supper Helps Send Kids to Williamsburg
Annual Fundraiser at Valle Crucis School October 21
NC Arts Council
Awards Jody Servon 2006 Fellowship
ASU Professor One of 16 Selected Statewide
Watauga Family Caregiver Retreat
A Huge Success
When talking about the recent Watauga Family Caregiver Retreat,
Saran Craig of the Area Agency on Aging and representative
of the Family Caregiver Council states, For our first
event in the county this was a huge success.
Weekly Winner: Kenneth Abbott
Kenneth Abbott of Boone is the first of 10 winners in the
weekly raffle drawings for the new car in the High Country
United Ways Fair Share Giving campaign.
Store Grand Opening This Friday
A grand opening will be held Friday, Oct. 13th at Reviving
Ophelia, Ashe Countys newest thrift shop located across
from Skyland Books on Main Street in West Jefferson.
Opens In West Jefferson This Week
Place Opens In Jefferson Station
The Camouflage Place, a retail camouflage clothing store
now open in Jefferson Station, wasnt part of the original
And Pierce Realtors Opens West Jefferson Office
Weber-Hodges and Pierce Realtors has been serving Boone
and Blowing Rock for 20 years and has now partnered up with
Mark and Lauren Pierce to open an office in Ashe County
to continue the same level of excellence for the residents
Of Parkway Books Visits West Jefferson
Two authors who have written books about the Blue Ridge
Parkway area will be at Skyland Books Saturday, Oct. 14
from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
Springs Native Joins Honor Society
Courtney M. Miller of Laurel Springs has recently become
recognized as a member of Sigma Alpha Lambda.
Days, Cooler Nights, Falling Leaves -
Perfect Time For A Book Sale
Now is the time to stock up on all the books you will need
for winter reading at the First Annual Autumn Book sale
at the Fleetwood Community Center.
APCC To Hold
Annual Walk For Life This Saturday
The Ashe Pregnancy Care Center (APCC) will be holding their
11th Annual Walk For Life this Saturday, Oct. 14th at the
First Assembly of God on Faw-Roland Road in Jefferson.