General Store Goes Green
Green means more than the stuff in the cash register at
Mast General Store after the retailer became the first regional
business to try green power.
Mailing Center Expands
After less than a year in business, the Boone Mailing Center
is shipping service to an additional location.
Caldwell Photography Relocates To Downtown
Photographer Bob Caldwell has seen many changes in the High
Country, most of them through the lens of his camera.
Lays Roots In Dog Park
When his fellow dog park members complained that the park
had no wind or sun protection, Mark Feichter decided to
do something about it.
Audiologist Leaves New Orleans To Practice In Boone
School Spotlights Strong Character
Fifty-five Watauga High School students received awards
for positive at a reception for the Watauga High Pioneer
Spotlight on Monday.
Ridge Electric Awards Bright Ideas
Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation awarded nearly
$5,000 in grants to six teams of Watauga and Avery County
educators to fund their innovative scholastic projects as
part of their annual Bright Ideas grant program.
Hosts Local Food Summit This Saturday
Mother Nature will be the star of a couple of local events
this weekend, as natural products and local food share the
Stout Construction Builds On Family Tradition
After a 20-year tenure in the construction business, Michael
Stout decided it was time to build his own.
Range Turkeys Coming To Boone
Local Grocers Taking Orders for Healthy Thanksgiving Choices
Holds Property Sale At Laurelmor
Ginn Clubs & Resorts held a property sale that may have
broken state records for the value of resort property sold
in a single day.
Needed For Salvation Armys Red Kettle Campaign
Kick-off Is Friday, November 24
Happening At Hospitality House?
We have all heard about it, but do we really know what its
Short Discusses School Safety In Watauga County
Columbines Cassie Bernall made headlines seven years
ago, along with 12 others who were killed by deranged classmates
in Littleton, Colorado and 23 left seriously wounded.
Makes Homes Warmer, Safer This Winter
Winter is coming to the High Country and many families worry
about the cost of keeping warm during the colder months.
For A High Country Winter
A Year-Round Effort For Local Non-Profit Agencies
Country Cotillion Ready To Roll
Last month, we introduced our readers to High Country Cotillion
and have since learned that it is creating quite a buzz
across Watauga County and the surrounding areas.
Mountain Television Network Presents Most Yum Cooking Show
The Food Network phenomenon is being duplicated here in
the High Country.
Park School Supports Troops
When the members of Hardin Park Elementary Schools
Student Council were given the opportunity to help a former
Hardin Park student about to ship off to Iraq, they jumped
House Gets Dressed Up For Holidays
Its beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the
Jones House Community and Cultural Center as Christmas decorating
is in full swing, scheduled to be completed Friday, Nov.
Ridge Electric Awards Educators Grants For Innovative Teaching
Grants totaling more than $4,200 were awarded to local educators
last Thursday by Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation
Vigil To Be Held In Memory Of Victim
To Benefit From Rockin The House
Church Hosting WorldCrafts Thats A Wrap
Pleasant Home Baptist Church is hosting a WorldCrafts Thats
A Wrap Event on Saturday, Nov. 18 from 2 to 4 p.m.
Girl Takes Win In Cinderella Pageant
Financial Aid Workshop Scheduled Soon
Ashe County High School Guidance Counselors are announcing
an upcoming Financial Aid Workshop
Community Center Holiday Happenings Set For Dec. 2nd
Few Vendors Spots Still Available
Clifton Wood To Speak At Baldwin Community Church
The Baldwin Community Church will experience a time
of refreshing & renewal.
Proclaimed American Indian Heritage Month
Gov. Mike Easley has proclaimed November as American Indian
Heritage Month in North Carolina and encourages citizens
to recognize and celebrate the achievements and contributions
of the states original inhabitants.
On Friday, September 29, 2006, the High Country welcomed
its newest attorney to practice in the area.
Your Smoke Alarm Batteries This Fall