College Welcomes Arun Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhis Grandson to Speak in Banner Elk on
New House On The Rise, Successful Fundraiser, Great Community
Boone Chapter of DAR Celebrates 40th Birthday
Forty years old and 65 members strong, The Daniel Boone
Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)
celebrated its birthday on October 10, 2006 at The Golden
Corral in Boone.
Students Win Short Fiction Awards
City Features Barn Exhibit
Project of ASU Grad Student Helps Bridge The Gap
In Touch Kick-Off New Year With Luncheon
It was a time to renew old acquaintances and make new friends
as mothers and grandmothers from across Watauga County met
recently for a luncheon at Grace Lutheran Church to kick-off
a new year for Moms In Touch.
Laurel Springs Baptist Church To Be Dedicated On Sunday
Three years following an impressive groundbreaking service
for a new building in which to worship, the congregation
of Laurel Springs Baptist Church moved into their beautiful
new facility on Sunday, October 15, with dedication services
planned for this Sunday, October 22, 2006.
Makes A Difference
The DAR as a whole, and certainly the Daniel Boone Chapter,
has been involved in numerous highly recognized events throughout
How does a culture lose its identity? How does it regain
Park Hosts Childrens Author
Hardin Park Elementary School hosted a special
event for the students in their Title I program, Wed.,
Country Cotillion Winter Session
Itinerary To Fun
Country Cotillion Helps Turn Girls and Boys Into Ladies
Not too many of us in these parts have had the privilege
of participating in a cotillion, but according to Ray Carlton,
co-founder with his wife, Sharon, of High Country Cotillion,
we southerners have a head-start on those who do, with our
natural-born southern gentility and hospitable manners.
The 2nd Winner Is . . .
Karen Hoffman of Newland is the second of 10 winners in
the weekly raffle drawings for the new car in the High Country
United Ways Fair Share Giving campaign.
Gold Cards Available For Ski Season
The NCSAA has increased the number of available gold cards
for the 2006-2007 season to 125, up from the traditional
100 available gold cards.
Scheduled To Open Mid-November
Watauga Medical Center Wellness Center members may be free-styling
Corn Maze In Jefferson Welcomes Visitors
Haunted Maze To Begin Oct. 26th
Jefferson State Natural Area Celebrates
its 50th Anniversary
Mount Jefferson State Natural Area celebrated its 50th Anniversary
on Saturday, Oct.14
Pursuing A Passion
Michelle Landis, a physician with Ashe Medical Associates
is pursuing her passion.
Man Serves As Missionary On College Campus
A local man is devoting his life to helping college students
at the University of Florida as a campus missionary with
Great Commission Ministries (GCM).
To Celebrate Friends Of The Library Week
These days it almost takes a village to have a great library
and the Ashe County Public Library has just that.
Artist Project Grants Announced
The Arts Councils of Alleghany, Ashe, Watauga and Wilkes
Counties have announced the winners of the 2006-2007 Regional
Artist Project of Northwest North Carolina Grants Program.
Hart Woods Holds Open House
Visitors braved an early fall chill and were welcomed by
the smell of an open fire along with warm foods prepared
by Shirley Oswalt and Jacky Brown at the open house for
White Hart Woods.
Landing Is Natural Stopover For Pilots
Ashe County Airport Welcomes Many Jefferson Landing Residents
Books Welcomes Bob Inman
Author and former Charlotte news anchor Bob Inman will be
at Skyland Books on Saturday, Oct. 21st from 10:30 a.m.
until 12:30 p.m. to sign copies of his latest book, The
For Life Committee Planning Next Years Event
Group To Participate In Holiday Parade
Harvest Festival Held Saturday
Named Overall Most Beautiful
River Music Festival Lights Up Todd Community
Magic of Mountains, Music and Kids Warm Up Cold Day
Helping Kids Banquet
The New River Fire Department Chapter of Hunters Helping
Kids (HHK) is holding a fundraising banquet on Friday, October