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New ASU Community Outreach Programs Keep Kids Active And Engaged

Ashe County Health Department Holding Flu Shot Clinic

Medical Center "Most Wired"
Watauga Medical Center, committed to making patient safety preeminent, has completed phase one of the strategic clinical information technology initiative.

Flu Season Is Here
N.C. Reported As Hot Spot For Illness

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POSTED DECEMBER 14, 2006

All I Want For Christmas Is ...

Go For Two, ASU!

Reading, Writing And Arithmetic

Let’s Take A Dip

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Grandparents Day

Nutcracker: Staging A Holiday Tradition

A Wandering Eye


highcountry WEEKLY


Furman Remembered For Mission Work

Lowell Furman, a local physician who died Dec. 8 at age 74, is remembered as a man who took his skills into the mission fields of life.

Angie Greene –A Christmas Angel To Many
It isn’t easy for Angie Greene to walk through her home this time of year – gifts, boxes and bags are scattered about just like it was Santa’s workshop.

Bringing Brazil To Blowing Rock
Cross Trade: Investing In The Lives Of Others

Dorothy Isbell: A Southern Lady And Her “Reflections”
Memories and Musings, Vignettes and Verse

Todd Company Takes Experiential Learning to New Heights
Hidden among the trees along Hwy 194 in Todd, is an innovative small business with big designs on expanding the ways in which we learn, grow, interact and evolve as people.

Stokes Folks Recall Holiday Murder
New Documentary Sheds Light on Lawson Family Tragedy

Author Brings “The Good Old Days” To Life Once Again
Frances Henson VanLandingham Brings Latest Book To Boone This Weekend

 

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Habitat Holds Mills House Ground Breaking
On December 6, 2006 the Wednesday work crew officially broke ground on the foundation of the Mill’s Family Home.

Endowment Helps Library Increase Services
Of all the charitable organizations in Watauga County, the Watauga Library Endowment Council is one of the less-vocal groups, but a worthy one nevertheless, county librarian John Blake said.

ASU Graduates Urged To Accomplish Great Things
Almost 1,000 students received degrees from Appalachian State University Dec. 10 during winter commencement held in the Holmes Convocation Center.

AAUW Comes To The High Country
On November 28th, 2006, the American Association of University Women celebrated its 125th year of promoting equity for all women and girls, fostering lifelong education nad seeking positive societal change.

Birdsell Heads For National Competition
A local agriculture agent has won a state award and is headed for national competition next month.

Storytelling Project Makes Learning A Family Affair
Appalachian State’s Reich College of Education, Gear Up, Lees-McRae College and area school administrators have partnered to make learning a family affair.

ASU’s Women’s Basketball Team Hosts Half Time Auction
Proceeds Benefit Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

Humane Society Prepares For Spay/Neuter Clinics
The Watauga County Humane Society is gearing up for another round of spay and neuter grants in January.

Fraternity’s Gift Recognizes Legacy Of Service
Members of the Pi Nu Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity at Appalachian State University wanted to do something memorable to recognize the national organization’s 100th anniversary.

EMBARQ Launches Business Rewards For Small Business Customers
Business Rewards Program Helps Customers Earn Products And Services

North Carolina Cattlemen's Beef Council Shares A Holiday Surprise Recipe
Sweet Relief: Try a Savory Beef Sundae

MTN’s Rondinaro Earns Emmy Nomination
Mountain Television’s Steve Rondinaro has garnered the 14th Emmy Award nomination of his television career… but this one is truly special.

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Winter Not A Factor - Equine Therapy Program Efforts Continue
During the warmer months, it is a common sight to see the riders and volunteers of Blazing Saddles, a local equine therapeutic program, hard at work at the Blowing Rock Equestrian Preserve.

Appalachian Ski Mtn. Premiers Interactive Web Cam
This weekend, Appalachian Ski Mtn. unveiled a revolutionary, live-streaming, interactive webcame and became the first ski resort in the Southeast region to introduce this technology.

Only 15 Gold Cards Left
The NCSAA increased the number of available gold cards from 100 to 125 for the 2006-07 season.

Center At Appalachian Supports Students’ Entrepreneurial Interests
A third of business majors and one out of six non-business majors at Appalachian State University have seriously considered starting their own business at some point in their career

 

asheWEEKLY


Five Local Quilt Lovers Create Jeweled Tree

Five ladies with a love for quilting have created a “Jewel” of a themed Christmas tree

Ashe County Free Medical Clinic Celebrates The Season With Thanks
Reception Honors Volunteers And Memory Of Local Woman

Stuff The Stockings For Children At Rainbow Center
Rainbow Center Children & Family Services has approximately 33 children and youth spending the holiday season in the center's cottages (group homes).

Fundraiser For Local Family In Need This Saturday

Basnight Visits Ashe County
Senator Steve Goss from Ashe County brought Senator and President Pro Tempore Marc Basnight to the county last week

Peak Creek Ruritans Celebrate Christmas With
Pot Luck Supper

On Monday, Dec. 4, the annual Peak Creek Ruritan Club Christmas Party was held at the Peak Creek Community Center.

Hansel & Gretel Holiday House To Help Local Children
Learn To Read

Fundraiser Provides Funds For Local Dolly Parton Imagination Library

Arts Council Sponsors Artist Residencies In Schools

First Books In Imagination Library Will Fill Ashe County Stockings This Christmas

 

 


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