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Eat Your Veggies
Produce For Better Health Kicks Off Campaign

It’s Red Cross Month And The Celebration Continues In Boone
Help Paint The Town Red On March 30

Community Health Assessment Planned
Volunteers Will Be Going Door-To-Door

High-Risk Health Pool Bill Introduced

High Country Takes First Steps In March Of Dimes WalkAmerica


Notes of Interest


Cheap Joe’s Holds Winter Contest

Can You Spell WINNERS?

Crowning Glory

Passionate Posters: From Pop To Political

highcountry WEEKLY

High Country Women Take Back The Night

The women of the High Country are being beckoned to Take Back The Night.

Elk Motel Lends Helping Hand
The following is part one of a two-part series about the Elk Motel and its owner, Floyd “Dipper” Garrison.

Local Family Business Featured In Magazines
Fleetwood’s Ken Sevensky Transforms Salvaged Wood Into Storied Treasures

One “Wish Kid” Goes The Extra Mile For Another

Something Stronger Than Cancer Connects JT and Cody

Hayes Center Announces Spring Film Series

Classic Movies Return to Blowing Rock

Belk Library And Information Commons Hosts Encyclopedia Of North Carolina Book Signing
North Carolina scholar William S. Powell will sign copies of Encyclopedia of North Carolina April 2 from 4-6 p.m. at Appalachian State University.



Rittle Knob, Protected Forever
Climb to the summit of Elk Knob State Natural Area, take a deep breath and a look around.

Students Participate In Battle Of The Books
Monday sixth, seventh and eighth graders from across the county for the annual Battle of the Books.

WHS HOSA Students Honored During State Competition
It comes as no surprise that the Health Occupations Students (HOSA) at Watauga High School walked away last week from the Annual HOSA State Competition in Greensboro with a healthy serving of awards and honors.

Friendship Club And Foster Children – A Winning Combination
They once represented the John Barden Golden K Kiwanis Club, but after its dissolution, five of its senior female members continued meeting and began calling themselves “The Friendship Club of Boone.”

Inn At Crestwood Plans New Restaurant, Additions
As Sirius sets below the horizon, a new restaurant will rise at the Crestwood Resort and Spa.

Appalachian Senior Programs: Senior Companions Helping Each Other
Final of Three Part Series

Kiwanis Holds Annual Pancake Breakfast
Boone Kiwanis will be holding their 22nd Annual Pancake Breakfast in the cafeteria of Watauga High School on Saturday in conjunction with a silent auction supporting Mountain Alliance to be in the gymnasium.



Lights, Camera, Action In The High Country

They are about 3,000 miles from Paramount Pictures studio, but Todd and West Jefferson will serve as stage and setting for a major motion picture this year.

Hospice Spring Volunteer Training Begins Next Tuesday

High Country Health Care Hospice is offering its’ annual Spring Volunteer Training beginning Tuesday, March 27th, 9 a.m. – noon, at the Ashe County Hospice office in Jefferson.

Veterans Brick Walkway Dedication Service Planned
Deadline Approaching For Purchase Of Brick For Special Service

Democrats Welcome Steve Goss

Bookstore Plans Customer Appreciation Sale

Author To Speak To Friends Of The Library
If you are a southerner and a history buff you will particularly enjoy hearing Clint Johnson on Wednesday, March 28 as he speaks to the Friends of the Library.

Indoor Yard Sale, Pancake Breakfast Benefits
Local Scholarships

The Peak Creek Ruritan Club is having an Indoor Yard Sale and Pancake Breakfast from 6:30 – 11 a.m., Saturday, March 24th

Class Of ’77 Plans Underway; Information Needed
Plans are underway for the Class of ’77 Ashe Central High School 30 Year Reunion.

Mountain Select Properties Of Ashe Open For Business


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