Local Actor, Barber Dies At Age 81
Ned Austin Will Be Memorialized Saturday
The Talk Of The Town Nears End Of First Session
One proud parent is telling her friends, I love seeing
how respectfully boys treat my daughter Another says,
I love going to the Cotillion as a chaperone to learn
manners and dance steps for myself - Im disappointed
if I have to miss a session!
Addie: A Walking Encyclopedia At 100
She told us last year that she would see us for the big
one in 2007 and she did not let us forget our promised
With Extreme Home Make-Over: A Dream Come True For WHS Senior
Two weeks after rubbing shoulders with the likes of Ty Pennington
and his crew from ABC-TVs Extreme Makeover:
Home Edition, the Charles Quinn family of Boone is
still reeling with excitement.
Vet Pens A Doctor Looks At War
New Book Describes Physicians Experience With The
28th Combat Support Hospital
Blume Elected Chair Of Baptist State Convention
Allan Blume, pastor of Mount Vernon Baptist Church in Boone,
was elected chairman of the Baptist State Convention Board
of Directors during the boards first meeting of the
year on January 30, 2007.
For Life Kick-Off Set For Monday Night
Motivational Speaker, Team Recruitment
Board Honors Teachers
In joint session with Watauga County Board of Commissioners,
the Board of Education moved on several major decisions
concerning the construction of the new Watauga High School
at their meeting Monday night.
Of The Library Book Sale Is Here!
The Friends of the Watauga County Library are gearing up
for their biggest fund raiser of the year, their annual
book sale. The sale will be at Boone Mall from Feb. 22 to
Complete Ski Or Snowboard Makeover Just
A Letter Away
Sugar Mountain Ski And Snowboard Makeover Contest Entries
Ball Raises More Than $20,000
The Hearts of Hospitality House held their 12th annual ball
Saturday Feb. 10 at the Broyhill Inn and Conference Center.
Garden Gears Up For Spring
Though winter is still upon us, the Leola Street Community
Garden is gearing up for a spring of abundant growth.
Filed Under Miscellaneous
Ledah Finck, a seventh grader at Valle Crucis Elementary,
spelled her way to the top Wednesday, winning the Watauga
County Schools Spelling Bee for 2007.
Society Comes To High Country
New Chapter Accepting Membership
Craftsman Brings Wood To Life In Home Workshop
In a small workshop next to his home in Lansing, Ashe County
native Johnny Johnson can be found working with his scroll
saw creating intricate wood cuttings for framing as well
as traditional dulcimers using patterns that have been around
Victoria Academy Of Vocal Training Opens In Jefferson
Victoria Wirth has been teaching people to sing in her home
for years, but now she has made her work official by opening
a studio in Jefferson.
County Unit Of The American Heart Association Plans Fundraising
Mark your calendars; the Ashe County unit of the American
Heart Association will soon be holding three annual fundraising
events: the Heart Breakfast, Heart Auction and Heart Walk.
FFA Scholarship Funds Purchase Of Equipment
For ACHS Classroom
A memorial scholarship program honoring Tiffany Rhodes,
a 2005 graduate of Ashe County High School, who died in
a car accident May, 06 has funded the purchase of
a $1,100 digital LCD projector for the FFA classroom.
Unidos Community Pot Luck This Sunday, February 18th At
Latinos Unidos invites everyone interested to a Hispanic/Latino
Community Pot Luck and Conversation on Sunday, February
18th, 2007 at 5 p.m. at Family Central.
Quilts Of Southeastern Ashe County
This is the final installment of articles about the Ashe
Countys newest community art display of Barn Quilts.
The quilts highlighted in this article are located in Southeastern
Ashe County and have all been created by two or more artisans.
Books Welcomes Sunrise Over Appalachia Author
Cecil Cline, author of his memoir, Sunrise Over Appalachia
will be at Skyland Books and Gifts Saturday, Feb. 17th from
10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. to sign books.
Fellows Active In Ashe For Over 100 Years
Striving To Make Our Community A Better Place In Which
View Student Wins The Community Wide Spelling Bee
The Ashe Countywide Spelling Bee was held on the evening
of Thursday, Feb. 8th in the auditorium of Westwood Elementary
Afterschool Goes To Raleigh After Being Selected For Forum
North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Ashe County Center
was excited that 4-H Bulldog Alert SOS Afterschool
students from Ashe County Middle School were selected to
participate in a middle school youth forum