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Give Blood Now To Help Out With Shortage
The current blood inventory is in need of all blood types.

“It Does a Body Good” CHATs Health And Volunteer Fair

Flu Season - Prepare Yourself
If you’ve had the flu before, you may have no trouble imagining how it will feel to be lying flat on your back, your body aching from head to toe.

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POSTED OCTOBER 19, 2006

highcountry WEEKLY

Lees-McRae College Welcomes Arun Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi’s Grandson to Speak in Banner Elk on October 31

Happenings At Habitat
New House On The Rise, Successful Fundraiser, Great Community Spirit.

Daniel 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.

WHS Students Win Short Fiction Awards

Farm City Features Barn Exhibit
Project of ASU Grad Student Helps Bridge The Gap

 

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Moms 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.

New 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.

DAR Makes A Difference
The DAR as a whole, and certainly the Daniel Boone Chapter, has been involved in numerous highly recognized events throughout our nation.

Ready To Run

Studying Cultural Trauma
How does a culture lose its identity? How does it regain it?

Hardin Park Hosts Children’s Author
Hardin Park Elementary School hosted a special
event for the students in their Title I program, Wed.,
Oct. 11.

High Country Cotillion Winter Session
Itinerary To Fun

High Country Cotillion Helps Turn Girls and Boys Into Ladies And Gentlemen
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.

Leaf Laughter

And 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 Way’s Fair Share Giving campaign.

125 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.

Pool Scheduled To Open Mid-November
Watauga Medical Center Wellness Center members may be free-styling by November.

 

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Corn Maze In Jefferson Welcomes Visitors

Haunted Maze To Begin Oct. 26th

Mt. Jefferson State Natural Area Celebrates
its 50th Anniversary

Mount Jefferson State Natural Area celebrated its 50th Anniversary on Saturday, Oct.14

Local Physician Pursuing A Passion
Michelle Landis, a physician with Ashe Medical Associates is pursuing her passion.

Local 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).

Local Library 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.

Regional 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.

White 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.

Jefferson Landing Is Natural Stopover For Pilots
Ashe County Airport Welcomes Many Jefferson Landing Residents and Vacationers

Skyland 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 Christmas Bus.”

Relay For Life Committee Planning Next Year’s Event
Group To Participate In Holiday Parade

Missions Harvest Festival Held Saturday

Miller Named Overall Most Beautiful

New River Music Festival Lights Up Todd Community
Magic of Mountains, Music and Kids Warm Up Cold Day

Hunters Helping Kids Banquet
The New River Fire Department Chapter of Hunters Helping Kids (HHK) is holding a fundraising banquet on Friday, October 20th.

 

 


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