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Sunflower In August

I’ve Got My Eye On You

Putting the App in AppalCART

Fun On The River Watauga

highcountry WEEKLY

Writing Books of Hope

WHS Students Create Books for Slave Children in India

In The Doghouse
Humane Society and Westglow Unveil “Westgrowl”

Whew! White Lightin’
Racing Legend Promotes Signature Shine at Boone ABC

A Scenic Drive Through History
Blue Ridge Parkway Topic of Latest “Images of America” Book

WKGX, 1080AM: A Healthy Dose of Bluegrass
Lenoir-Based Station Supplies Needed Bluegrass and Bluegrass Gospel to Listeners

watauga WEEKLY

Wanna Be Part Of Woolly Worm?

Volunteers, Vendors Still Needed For October Festival


A Family Partnership
YMCA, Grandfather Mountain Team Up For Family Fun

Watauga Library Mini Book Sale Starts Today
The Friends of Watauga County Library are setting up for their annual end-of-summer mini book sale.


Keeping It Safe This School Year
August is always an exciting time here in the High Country as thousands of students are returning to school for a new year.

Reduce, Reuse and Freecycle
Local Group Promotes Waste-free Living

A Beech Oasis
Beech Mountain Home Captures Multiple Awards

Conference on Aging Meets Sept. 10-12 in Winston-Salem
Health, Rights and Economy of Seniors Examined

Donations FromYonahlossee Tournament Continue To Build For Habitat
The 15th Annual Senior Invitational Tennis Tournament presented by Gladys Hackworth was held during the last week of July at Yonahlossee Racquet Club

Read In At The Mall
The center court at Boone Mall will become “the place to be” for children of all ages on Thursday, Sept. 6, from 4-7 p.m.

Photographers Wanted
Town Of Boone Holds Calendar Photo Contest

LMC Plans Opening Convocation For August 29
Lees-McRae College’s Opening Convocation ceremony is set for Wednesday, August 29 at 2 p.m. in Hayes Auditorium.

Corporate Challenge: Fund Friends Parkway Ambassadors
Student Volunteers Act As Seasonal Help

WEF Welcomes New Executive Director
A new chapter is beginning in the life of the Watauga Education Foundation as it welcomes a new executive director and several new board members.


Yard Sale And Breakfast To Raise Funds For Youth Events

High Country Youth Ministries is planning a fundraising breakfast and a huge yard sale this Saturday, Aug. 25

Smart Start Offers Kindergarten Transition Calendars To Parents
As parents of school age children scramble to collect school supplies, adjust schedules, and dust off those backpacks, a new transition year is beginning for North Carolina four-year-olds.

Give Blood To Help With Shortage
Upcoming blood drives are planned in the county to help ease a shortage in the local blood supply.

Conference Will Examine Elder Issues
The 2007 North Carolina Conference on Aging is scheduled for September 10-12 at the M.C. Benton, Jr. Convention & Civic Center in Winston-Salem.

Humane Society Completes Busy Fund-Raising Season
Ashe Humane Society Director Sharon Sweeney reported an active spring and summer, with several fund-raisers, including a rummage sale, wine tasting, barbecue and open house – all of which were successful, she noted.

Quilt Fair To Feature Quilt Appraiser
Local quilters will have a chance to have their handiworks examined by a professional quilt appraiser at the 5th Annual Quilt Fair, organizers said.

Swarovski Crystal Eagle Donated To AMG Foundation Gala
An Ashe Memorial Hospital Foundation Gala is scheduled to take place on Sept. 15 at Jefferson Landing.

Local Masons Host Kids’ Camp
If you’ve heard of the Shriners, you may or may not know that the Shriners are a branch of the fraternal organization known as the Masons.

Ashe County Garden Club Visits Unique Garden
It was a cool summer evening last Monday, Aug. 13 when a group from the garden club of Ashe County joined together for their monthly social at the unique home and gardens of Marjorie Matney.

Local Cub Scouts ‘Survive’ Camp
The theme was “Camp Survivor”as Cub Scout Pack 214 held its third annual Merit Badge camp on July 20 at New River State Park.

Warrensville VFD Gets Firefighting Grant
The Warrensville Volunteer Fire & Rescue Dept. received nearly $6,200 from the state of North Carolina, according to Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshall Him Long.

Businesses Needed For Job Fair
The Ashe County JobLink Career Center, Ashe County Chamber of Commerce, Wilkes Community College, Ashe County Government, and WKSK radio will host a Job Fair Tuesday, Sept. 25

Blue Ridge Employee Earns Certification
Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation employee Jewel Thomas, computer aided design (CAD) operator, recently distinguished herself by completing all requirements to become a Certified Geographic Information System Professional.

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