Step Back In Time At Pioneer Camp
Despite the modern atmosphere and conveniences of her familys
home, Molly Petrey of Boone was able to successfully transform
her surroundings into an early-American setting for two
recent Pioneer Camps she hosted for young girls ages 7-11.
A Family Affair At The Bates Home
The Bates family of four quickly increased by two more than
two years ago when Janet Bates aging parents moved
to Boone from Alabama.
Specializes In Civil War Works
Some consider C. Clayton Thompson a Civil War hero.
Sea Comes To The Mountains
Seafood Options, And Dinner Service, Part Of The Plan For
New Ownership At Beech Haven Restaurant
With Kay Byer Means Conversation, Creativity
We have poems to pass out, Kay Stripling Byer
says as she hands students copies of poems written by their
James Sturm Speaks At ASU Nov. 30
Graphic novelist James Sturm will talk about his work Nov.
30 as part of the Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers
Series at Appalachian State University.More...
Carolina From A To Z
UNC Press Publishes New State Encyclopedia
Is Needed For National Guard Family Christmas Party
On Monday morning, Santas elves, aka Barbara Daye
and Sheri Church, were working feverishly at the National
Guard Armory in Boone, in preparation for the upcoming Christmas
party for their soldiers and families.
Planned For December 2
There are many ways to work off a Thanksgiving feast. One
of the most creative, though, is marching in a parade.
You Ready For A Parade?
Banner Elk Chamber Of Commerce Christmas Parade Takes To
Benefactors Help Others Attend Pursue College Education
John Blackburn is grateful for the financial help he received
when he was a college student.
A Greater Gift This Holiday Season
First Presbyterian will sponsor their fifth annual Alternative
Market this year.
Drive Nearing End And Falling Short
Unfortunately, the collection sites are not overflowing
with staple goods as the Hunger and Health Coalition nears
the end of its month-long food drive.
Friends and Funds Breakfast: A Great Start For Habitat For
An impressive crowd turned out for last Tuesdays fundraising
breakfast for Habitat for Humanity held at the Broyhill
Inn and Conference Center on the campus of ASU.
Table Accepting Food Donations
Living Water Christian Fellowship, located on Boone Heights
Road, has expanded their Banquet Table food handouts and
is inviting their community to help them.
Country Amigos Getting Back To The Basics
Sometimes an organization can be successful at its mission
and still discover that its services are no longer needed.
Tree Program In Desperate Need Of Assistance
Approximately 200 of the 350 families and individuals whose
names and needs have been registered with the Sharing Tree
program are waiting patiently to be adopted for the Christmas
season, according to Kim Winebarger, client services coordinator
at the Health and Hunger Coalition in Boone.
AIDS Endowment Seeks Support
Theres a nonprofit in the High Country that you probably
didnt know about, nevertheless, it could use your
Board Recognizes Supporters
Mondays Watauga County Board of Education meeting
was, in large part, dedicated to honoring those who have
supported education on Watauga County in addition to the
usual board business.
Buckeye Recreation Center Hosts Genesis Wildlife Benefit
Genesis brought out a large number of indigenous animals
including rehabilitated squirrels, opossums, an assortment
of birds, snakes, a barred owl and a red-tailed hawk.
Crucis Community Has Fireside Tour on December 3rd
The community of Valle Crucis invites you to warm up by
its firesides and to share an afternoon of holiday cheer
on Sunday, December 3rd from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m.
Artist Project Of Northwest North Carolina Grants Program
Rock Hospital Welcomes Erasmo Alvarez
Blowing Rock Hospital is proud to introduce its new Director
of Rehabilitative Services, Erasmo Alvarez.
Deal Receives Philanthropy Award
Watauga County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the
N.C. Community Foundation celebrated National Philanthropy
Day with a luncheon on Wednesday, Nov. 15, where they awarded
the Spirit of Philanthropy Award to county commissioner
River Showcase & Design Center Opens Its Doors
Grand Opening Held On Nov. 10
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Rivers Community School Presents 2nd Annual Peace Feast
Come celebrate winter, dine with your community, and get
some holiday shopping done on Saturday, December 2nd at
The Watauga Youth Network.
Vehicles Discussed Nov. 30
The public is invited to learn about sustainable alternative
transportation and electric vehicles on Nov. 30 at 6:30
p.m. at Appalachian State University.
Storytellers Wanted For Storytelling Festival
The Storytelling Festival of Carolina is seeking young storytellers
to participate in its first annual festival to be held in
Laurinburg, NC on May 19 and 20, 2007.
Ridge - The Next Big Step For Casner Family
Kenny and Tina Casner are synonymous with taking big
steps mainly on the dance floor as championship
cloggers and award-winning instructors.
Gift Of Yourself: Volunteer For Guardian Ad Litem Program
Tis the season to be so busy.
Life From Beginning To End: A Reflection On Hospice
In recent months I have spent many hours with patients and
families who are coping with the challenges of serious illness
that will shorten the time that they have left to live.
In Time With Jefferson Landings Choose &
Cut Holiday Getaway Package
Christmas Tree Selection Included With Overnight Stay
Fork Gallery Holds Grand Opening
Co-Operative Gallery Features Local Artists
Waters Has New Owners
Living Waters Christian Bookstore now has new owners who
are welcoming the community to stop in and maybe do some
early Christmas shopping.
County Free Medical Clinic Fundraiser A Success
Organizers and Volunteers Pull Off A Winning Show
Feast Held On Monday
Veterans Share Food And Fellowship
Quilt Guild Presents Winning Quilt To Local Woman
Wins Cheerleading Competition