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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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Fish Fry Fridays



highcountry WEEKLY

Port Christophers

2008 High Country March for Babies a success
Despite the threat of rain and congestion on the Appalachian State University campus due to open house and a math fair Saturday morning

Thank You 911

Luncheon honors area telecommunicators


watauga WEEKLY

Service with 29 Smiles
Chamber presents customer service awards area employees


Baby & Parenting Fair crawls into Boone Saturday
Children’s Playhouse hosts annual fundraiser

Above & Beyond

Boone chamber presents Outrageous Customer Service Awards


Bethel battles in book competition
Sixteen teams from across the region gathered to represent their school systems in the regional Battle of the Books

Let the Allocations Begin
H.C. United Way raises money, now deciding how to spend it

Operation Sandscript sends support to troops
The Boone post offices and 1451st National Guard Unit Family Support Group are celebrating the U.S. Postal Service’s National Letter Writing Month with “Operation Sandscript.”

Champion on the Rock

Burrell of Ciao Bello wins chef’s challenge


Operation InAsMuch hits Boone April 19
As temperatures begin to warm with the presence of spring, so are the hearts of many in the High Country as the upcoming Operation InAsMuch will attest.


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.

Master Herbalist to visit Ashe County Arts Center
Free presentation from Judy Saunders scheduled for April 17 at 8 p.m.

Ashe County Library offering chance to carve the family name into history
How can you honor a loved one, celebrate a new grandchild, commemorate a birthday or anniversary, military service, recognize your family, civic group, or church and help a worthy cause all at the same time?

Cafe meeting looks at hospitality biz
More than 80 representatives of Ashe County's hospitality industry turned out recently

Ashe High sophomore honored for academics

The National Society of High School Scholars has recognized Ashe County High School sophomore Erin Keenan with membership for superior academic achievement.

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