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Health And Fun For The Young Festival This Weekend
You are invited to attend the 1st Health and Fun for the Young Festival

WMC Holds New Baby Day Camp
When most children learn their mother is expecting a new addition to the family, many questions run through their heads.

Children Suffer Most Dog Bites,” Says Postal Service

Tai Chi Offered At Mountain Hearts

Getting The Word Out About The Dangers Of Tobacco Use Among Teens


Notes of Interest

MAY 31, 2007 EDITION

Clowning Around

Graduation Excitement

WalkAmerica Features Festivities And Fun

Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Is A Success

Fit As A Fiddle In Downtown West Jefferson

highcountry WEEKLY

Flavors Of Brazil Come To High Country
Downtown Boone has netted a goal with a new Brazilian restaurant.

Tucker’s Celebrates 15 Years
Tuckered out after all these years?

Discovering A Parent’s Past
As millions of Americans celebrate Memorial Day, a retired history professor has found closure in a family military story that has haunted him throughout the decades.

Striving For Excellence
The Blackboard Restaurant Celebrates One Year, Embraces The Future



High Country Benefits Greatly From March Of
Dimes Funding

Just days out from a successful March of Dimes fundraiser in Boone, the timing could not be better to explain how some of those monies are utilized in Watauga, Avery, Ashe Counties and beyond.

Excitement Mounts As Relay Nears
Relay For Life Just Two Weeks Away

Children’s Services Providers Honored
More than 150 children’s services providers gathered Thursday, May 17 to be recognized at the Watauga Children’s Council’s third annual Provider Dinner.

National Alliance

Mast General Store ‘Takes It Outside’
Memorial Day weekend marks the beginning of warm, sunny summer afternoons perfect for swimming, playing outside, beach trips, hiking or most other outdoor activities.
Hunger Awareness Week Kicks Off With Food Share Day in Watauga

Students Travel To Letterland
Burke County’s second graders traveled to a magical place called Letterland last Friday, May 27.

Time For Kickoff
YMCA Of Avery County Launches Community Capital Campaign Kickoff

Library Plans Events For June
The Watauga County Library is offering some fun and educational ways to fill up your long summer days in the next few weeks.

Traveling Science Lab Makes Stop In Boone
UNC-CH Provides High School Students With High-Tech Opportunities

Mast General Store Celebrates Land Trust Day on June 2nd
The Mast General Store celebrates Land Trust Day on Saturday, June 2nd.

Workshop Designed for Landowners in Western N. C.
If you are a landowner interested in learning more about managing your land in western North Carolina, you are invited to attend the “Wildlife and Wildfire in Your Backyard” workshop



A Soldier’s Story

Ashe Family Awaits End Of Father’s 63-Year Journey Home

Dr. Dean Jones Jr. Retires After 51 Years Of Service
Dr. Dean Jones Jr. has decided to take it easy and has now retired with 51 faithful years of providing medical services to the community.

Westwood Elementary School Students Raise Funds For Mobility Assistance Dog
Students in Westwood Elementary School’s second grade classes raised $500 to help in the cost of training and raising an assistance dog.

Special Discount Available For Cool Science Series

Dedication Service Held On Mother’s Day

Beth Moore, Travis Cottrell Attracted The Crowds
Some jokingly called it “a sea of estrogen,” as nearly 8,000 women (accompanied by a few brave men) rolled into Boone and into the Holmes Convocation Center on Friday afternoon for an inspirational weekend with Christian author, Bible Study leader and internationally acclaimed motivational speaker Beth Moore.

Fawns Are Better Left Untouched
With the start of the peak fawning season in North Carolina, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is once again urging people not to approach, touch or remove any white-tailed fawns.

Ashe County Volunteer Recipient Of Girl Scout Awards
The Girl Scout Council of the Catawba Valley Area held its annual Adult Awards and Recognition Banquet

Appalachian Yarn And Fiber Opens At New Location
Milissa Little had an unlikely knitting teacher, her young nephew, Sam.

Bella and Her Pups

“Latino 101” To Offer Community Resources



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