Cassies Memory Alive
Columbine Family Finds Peace in Local Mountains
Senior Orchestra Students Make All-State
Four Watauga High School Seniors will represent their school
in the North Carolina Honors Orchestra November 10-12 at
the North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston Salem.
Isaacs A Seasoned Musician at 18
Its hard for anyone in the entertainment business
to believe that Tom Isaacs is only 18 years of age.
Book Documents Caldwell County
Images Of America Series Publishes Photo History Of Lenoir
Yoga Celebrates Anniversary With Special Events
A downtown studio known for moving arts is moving into its
Helps Establish Degree In Wine Science
ASU Partners With Universities In France, Italy, Portugal
Time: Give A Kid A Coat
The annual Give A Kid A Coat program had its
official kick-off last week at A Cleaner Worlds piedmont
headquarters in Greensboro, but in Boone, the effort is
a year-round effort, according to store manager Cathy Mahala.
Tree Programs Open Door For Community Involvement
With Christmas just around the corner, its time for
the community to join forces with the Hunger and Health
Coaltions efforts to make this years Sharing
Tree Programs the best ever.
Grow Young Minds
For sixteen years the Watauga Education Foundation has been
advocating private support of public education by adopting
a vision focused on student learning and instructional improvement.
1st Bank And Trust Opens Boone Office
A new bank has arrived in the mountains, and its officials
have plans to put its customers at the summit.
Holds Veterans Day Observance Nov. 10
Appalachian State University will honor the nations
veterans during a ceremony Nov. 10 at 7:30 a.m. next to
the B.B. Dougherty Administration Building on campus.
Receives W.W. Rankin Mathematics Award
Phillip E. Johnson, director of the Mathematics and Science
Education Center at Appalachian State University, has received
the W.W. Rankin Award from the N.C. Council of Teachers
Playhouse Plans Fall Bazaar and Family Fun Fest!
Playhouse Consignment Sale Offers People a Chance to Make
Money and Help The Childrens Favorite Play Space
Young Named N.C. Geography Societys Educator Of The
Dr. Jim Young, a geography professor and chairman of the
Department of Geography and Planning at Appalachian State
University, has been named Outstanding Educator of the Year
by the North Carolina Geographical Society.
System Establishes Practice Management Corporations
In response to a recommendation from the medical staff,
Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS) has created
Appalachian Regional Medical Associates (ARMA) and Appalachian
Regional Surgical Associates (ARSA).
Fathers Love Of Science Brings Learning Opportunities
Has New Soil And Water Conservationist
Watauga Countys new soil and water conservationist
is no stranger to the area, returning to the High Country
after experience in Midwestern agriculture.
Country Bank In Linville Donates $25,000 To YMCA
High Country Bank in Linville donates $25,000 to the YMCA
of Avery County.
Weeks Raffle Winner Is ...
Young Writers Participate In NaNoWriMo
Library Promotes National Novel Writing Month
House Competition Planned
Mountaineer Landscaping in Linville, will present The
Wonders of Christmas Gingerbread House Competition,
Nov. 8th through Christmas.
Wins All-Saints Open
Tom McAuliffe of the Sugar Mountain Golf Club congratulates
Ed Poe of Newland, 2006 champion of the 20th Annual All-Saints
Du Jour At Miracle Grounds
Miracle Grounds Coffee Shop and Book Store is pleased to
announce that they are now offering soup and sandwiches
for lunch each day in addition to their gourmet coffees
Music Fest Benefits Local VFDs
John Turchin Supports Local Fire Departments With Donations
From Woolly Music Fest
Named Senior Vice President for Patient Care
Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS) has named
Claire Wilkie, MPH, RN, CNAA, CPHQ as the new Senior Vice
President for Patient Care at Watauga Medical Center (WMC).
Family Learning Project Extended To Ashe, Alleghany And
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.
Champion Of Colgate Country Showdown Wins State Final
After a tough round of competition, Shelby, North Carolinas
Megan Peeler walked away from the 25th Annual Colgate Country
Showdown North/South Carolina State Final with the state
title and $1,000 in prize money.
Speaks On Unmanaged Development
The MountainKeepers invited Forrest Westall to speak on
The Unintended Consequences of Unmanaged Growth,
Thursday, Oct. 26.
Ridge Electric Earns Record Safety Accreditation
Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation has received
a record high score for its national safety accreditation
from the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
Market Returns Nov. 10-12 To Historic Abingdon
2006 boasts a new and improved Mistletoe Market, as the
holiday shopping event returns to Abingdon, Va., Nov. 10-12.
Author Writes History Book About High Country
Welcome to Jeffersonton. According to local writer Rufus
Myers, research shows that this was the first town in the
United States to be named after Thomas Jefferson, and it
was originally named Jeffersonton.
For Life Of Ashe County Receives American Cancer Society
Volunteers from Ashe County attended the American Cancer
Societys 2006 Relay University in Winston Salem last
week where they accepted the Region 5 Award on behalf of
the Relay For Life Ashe County.
Volunteer Opportunities Available Now
The Ashe County Volunteer Initiative works with various
agencies and projects throughout the county and works to
match volunteers up with local projects throughout the year.
Pet Owner And
Friends Say Goodbye To 20-Year-Old Cat
Earlier this year, The Mountain Times ran a photo of a local
woman who was holding her cat that had just turned 20 years