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bulletHHC observes National Nutrition Month
Nutrition fair will offer information, demonstrations

Area Red Cross office responds to CPR changes
Recent headlines indicate that “mouth-to-mouth” resuscitation may no longer be necessary in certain situations and that compression-only CPR

April 16 is National Healthcare Decisions Day
It’s been a long time coming, says Brenda Reece, family caregiver support specialist with the High Country Area Agency on Aging

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highcountry WEEKLY

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Feinstein Foundation to benefit Hospitality House
Community members have the opportunity to make their support for Hospitality House go twice as far during the month of April.

State leader meets with Moms In Touch
Thursday’s luncheon open to mothers and others


watauga WEEKLY

Wanted: Junior Scientists
Camp Invention comes to Boone

Hardin Park conquers in county Battle of the Books

Hardin Park Elementary School took home first place for the third year in a row at the county-wide Battle of the Books Competition, held Friday.

Baby Fair and Consignment Sale at the Children’s Playhouse
Volunteers for The Children’s Playhouse are hard at work organizing their spring event, the 3rd Annual Playhouse Baby and Parenting Fair and Sale

WHS students qualify for State Envirothon
The Northwest Envirothon Competition was held on April 3 in North Wilkesboro at the Edward McGee Educational Center.

The New Frontiers of Science
Watauga County “Middle Schoolers” Compete in Science Fair


Library Friends host annual meeting April 13
The Friends of Watauga County Public Library will be holding their annual meeting Sunday, April 13 at 2 p.m.

High Country to march for the babies
March of Dimes fundraising event in Boone this Saturday

Clean Streets
Boone hosts April 19 litter sweep

Fashionable Fundraising
Boone Service League hosts spring benefit April 26

Spring checks into Watauga library
April may bring spring showers, but it also brings a whole batch of new events at the Watauga County Public Library.



Safety is contagious at Jefferson's AEV
Employees and special guests gathered last week on the shop floor of the American Emergency Vehicles factory in Jefferson to celebrate the company being presented the coveted Carolina Star award.

It's a matter of judgment
"The views expressed in this commentary are those of the writer and in no way represent the opinions of the Mountain Times or any of its affiliated publications."
Quite often people stop me when I'm someplace or call me to comment on something or other that I have written and pretty much without fail the phrase "are you serious" will wind up being said, that is if the conversation doesn't start with it.

New Weekly Column: Handmade and Homegrown
In her weekly report on the Ashe County Farmers Market, Vicki Randolph keeps Ashe Mountain Times readers up to date on the latest produce from local farmers and all the handmade crafts and wares from local artisans.

Guest Commentary
"The views expressed in this commentary are those of the writer and in no way represent the opinions of the Mountain Times or any of its affiliated publications."
Each month, Sara Buchanan, owner of the Timberline Company, a real estate informational service

Community Briefs
A.S.H.E. Vigil

Eat Smart, Move More, Win $500 Cash
The 4-H After School program is offering Ashe County families a chance to learn about eating smart and to win $500 with a program beginning April 10 and running through May 22.

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