Welcome To The Wing Zone
You are about to enter another dimension; a dimension not
only of sight and sound, but of taste; a journey into a
wondrous land of chicken.
MLK Day - No Holiday For Hunger/Health Coalition
Monday Was Busy Day For Local Agency
The Children Truck Made Possible By Local Realtor Efforts
Sandy Byrum Leads The Way For Generous Donation
Invention Hits Hole In One
An Appalachian State University professor hit a hole in
one with a new invention.
Service Dominates MLK DAY
For many, Martin Luther King Jr. Day has simply devolved
into a day off the only thing observed is a deactivated
Students Accept MLK Challenge
Appalachian State University students decided to put their
day off from school on Monday to good use.
Solutions Launches Supportive Housing Program
Family Solutions, a program designed to take a comprehensive,
family-oriented approach to substance abuse problems, has
developed a fledgling housing program which serves as a
transitional model for single mothers with children.
Opens The Great Outdoors
New Store Offers Variety Of Outdoor Sporting Gear
Say Hello To Winter
After Weeks Of Waiting, Resorts Welcome Snow And Cold
System Welcomes New Board Members
Appalachian Regional Healthcare System welcomes Margaret
B. Hayden and Harry L. Williams as new members of the Watauga
Medical Center and Appalachian Regional Healthcare System
Board of Trustees.
Organic Certification Class Begins February 7th
NC Cooperative Extension will be presenting a class for
farmers wanting to begin or transition to Commercial-Scale,
Certified Organic Production of Vegetable and Fruit Crops.
Coordinates Safe Kids In Watauga County
Watauga County Healthy Carolinians welcomes Beth Fornadley
as Assistant Manager and Safe Kids Coordinator for Watauga
Thin Mints Are Coming! The Thin Mints Are Coming!
Girl Scout Cookie Sales In Full Swing
Junior Cotillion Director Named
The National League of Junior Cotillions has announced the
appointment of Christina Welch as the new Director for the
NLJC Avery and Watauga County Chapters.
Honors Franklin Graham
Franklin Graham, president of Boone-based Samaritans
Purse Christian relief organization, has been named one
of the most influential Christians in the country by a leading
Extension And High Tunnels Workshop Set For Feb. 1st
Vegetable farmers and cut-flower growers in our mountain
region face a shorter growing season than nearly all our
neighboring counties in North Carolina.
Competes In National Young Farmer Competition
Watauga Cooperative Extension Service agent Callie Birdsell
didnt quite bring home the bacon, but she did get
a little Satisfaction at a national competition.
Scholars Program Promotes Lifelong Learning
Some lessons can last a lifetime. Appalachian State Universitys
Institute for Senior Scholars offers such lessons, promoting
lifelong learning in the High Country.
Welcomes Family Nurse Practitioner
Dr. Michael A. Sthay and Cannon Memorial Hospital welcome
Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), Donna Tate, RN, MSN, FNP
to Cannon Medical Associates.
Country Business Network Meets In Lenoir
The High Country Business Network will hold a business networking
event from 5:15 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on January 18th, 2007
at Bos Bodacious Family Entertainment Center (1115
Blowing Rock Blvd. / US Highway 321; For directions, go
Men Need To Be Tough Enough To Talk About Depression
The Ashe Suicide/Depression Awareness and Prevention (ASAP)
Task Force is seeking some tough men to help
them address a very important issue in the local community
For Life Kicks Off New Year
It was a Night of a Thousand Stars on Monday
night at Mount Jefferson Presbyterian Church as the American
Cancer Society of Ashe County held their Relay for Life
Ad Litem Program Swears Five New Volunteers
Five new volunteers are sworn into the Guardian ad Litem
Program in Ashe County Chief District Court Judge Mitch
McLean presided over the official swearing in ceremony of
five new volunteers for the Guardian ad Litem Program in
County Home Builders Announce 2007 Board
At their recent Christmas Party held at Jefferson Landing,
the Ashe County Home Builders Association swore in their
2007 Board of Directors.
For Fifth Annual Home Sweet Home Show Underway Now
Plans for the fifth annual Home Sweet Home Show are underway
and nearly 85 percent of the booths are already sold in
the first gym, according to Show Organizer David Desautels
of Main Street Marketing.
Springs Quilting Shop Moves To New Location
Gillian A. Winterton is the lady behind the quilts. Winterton
is the owner of a Gammill Long Arm Quilting Machine, and
she believes it to be the largest one in the county.
Books Welcomes Sam Shumate
Well-known local educator, historian and author Sam Shumate
will be at Skyland Books & Gifts on Saturday, Jan. 20th
from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. to sign copies of his book,
The Bridge Crew.
How To Explore New Energy Sources
Exploration Of Alternative Energy Course To Be Held At Ashe
Campus of Wilkes Community College