Accents Fellowship Celebration Embraces Community
During the last thirteen years, Southern Accent has become
a household phrase in The High Country all because
of the groups immense talent, incredible generosity
and willingness to share with others their faith and love
Those Who Fall Through The Cracks
Foundation Fundraiser And Community Awareness Celebration
Paul Welcomes Ship Mates And Families To The High Country
WWII Navy Veteran Hosting Reunion Of USS England Destroyer
Commander Reaching Out With Fellow Service Officers At DAV
Vietnam veteran Mike Trivette has seen a busy week with
his installation on Tuesday as the new Commander of the
Watauga County Disabled American Veterans Chapter 90, in
addition to his ongoing duties as a trained Veterans
Service Officer, along with District Commander Dewey Pruitt
and Bob Shoemake.
Industries Holds Grand Opening
Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina held the
grand opening for its Boone retail store Wednesday, May
Memory Of Ronnie Hicks Lives On At Saturdays Celebration
His name will not be forgotten nor will his music nor will
his zest for life and his innate ability to rise above the
obstacles of life as he knew them. And he knew them well.
Valley Students Prove Common Cents
Seventh graders across the state put their financial literacy
to the test in early March with the $kill $et Survey, a
survey initiated by state treasurer Richard Moore to measure
students knowledge of credit, debt and other financial
Pride Events Scheduled For June 8 & 9
Picnic, Dance And Workshops Planned
Scouts Host Campaign Kick Off
Local Boy Scouts in the Blue Ridge District and their Troop
leaders treated community leaders to dinner at the Broyhill
Inn on Friday to help kick off their 2007 Friends of Scouting
Farthing Named Wal-Mart Teacher Of The Year
The Boone Wal-Mart honored Karen D. Farthing of Valle Crucis
School Thursday as its 2007 Teacher of the Year at the Mountain
Television Network studios.
It Up For The Arts
High Country Golf Classic To Benefit Banner Elk School
Grays Opens In Downtown West Jefferson
T. Grays of West Jefferson has opened in downtown West Jefferson
providing a new choice for dining that is sure to please
and Owner Tiger Posey is welcoming the community to come
in, sit down and make themselves at home.
Scout Pack 237 Holds Flag Retirement Ceremonies
This past Thursday a symbol of our great nation was retired
with the help of some of Ashe Countys young citizens.
Country Chapter Of The National Audubon Society Holds First
The new High Country Chapter of the National Audubon Society
is pleased to announce its first public meeting
Ridge Recognizes Employees
Employees from Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation
and Blue Ridge Energies, LLC, were recognized for their
Services For Aging, Inc. Receives Gift From Food Lion
Olympiad Students Win Silver Medal
Chair Designs Blend Originality And Function
Appalachian State University students Ryan Naylor of Barnardsville
and Ben Jackson of Asheville won first place prizes in Appalachian
State Universitys Fourth Annual Berkline BenchCraft
LLC Chair Design Competition.
NC Teaching Fellows To Embark On 20th Annual Discovery Bus
Trip Across State
On Monday, May 14th, 500 rising sophomore Teaching Fellows,
from 14 campuses, began a week-long tour of the state.
Prices For Area Youth For ASU Sponsored Summer Activities
Many of the Appalachian Pathways summer science programs
offer a price break for area youth.
Designed For Landowners In Western North Carolina
If you are a landowner interested in learning more about
managing your land in western North Carolina, you are invited
to attend the Discover Your Land workshop at
the Watauga County Agricultural Conference Center.
Graders Visit Humane Society
To Hold Pressure Canner Testing On May 30th
Country Business Network Meets May 17th
The High Country Business Network will hold a business networking
event from 5:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. on May 17th 2007, at the
Appalachian Enterprise Center at ASU (230 Poplar Grove Connector,
Boone, NC 28608).
Proclaimed Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month
Spring means warm weather and the seasonal return of motorcycles
on North Carolinas highways.