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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

New eats in downtown Boone
The corner of Water and Howard streets in downtown Boone might become a bit more aromatic, as a couple new restaurants are setting up shop in old locations.

WAMY receives Cannon grant
Angela Miller, executive director of WAMY Community Action Inc., announced that WAMY has been awarded a $25,000 grant by The Cannon Foundation Inc. of Concord.


watauga WEEKLY

Mast Store’s got sole
Shoe drive lasts through May 31

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month
The Crossnore School joins childcare providers across America to raise awareness of child abuse

Fundraiser to benefit area foster and adoptive children
The High Country Foster and Adoptive Parent Association is proud to be sponsoring a benefit concert to help meet the needs of area foster and adoptive children and their families


A Unique & Special Shopping Day

High Country Women’s Fund Partners With WAMY’s Unique Boutique


Middle Fork Food Ministry moves to Boone

Reaching Out – One Bag of Food at a Time

WHS SkillsUSA students excel at state competition

Luncheon honors Guardian ad Litem Volunteers
The N.C. Guardian ad Litem Program (GAL) partnered with Outback Steakhouse of Blowing Rock to host an area-wide volunteer recognition luncheon

WHS HOSA students receive state’s top award
It comes as no surprise that the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) at Watauga High School walked away recently from the Annual HOSA State Competition with a healthy serving of awards and honors.

Agency on Aging receives grant
The High Country Area Agency on Aging’s Family Caregiver Support Program recently received a $10,000 grant from the Brookdale Foundation.

Gilleland Goes West
Greystone Insurance owner attends Arizona institute


Local winery uncorks more success

It’s been another banner year for the Banner Elk Winery.


ashe WEEKLY



Ashe Schools choose teacher of year

Mountain View's Little will represent county in regional


National Crime Victims' Rights Week observed in Ashe

Facts on domestic violence and real life stories of survivors brought tears to many eyes at the candlelight vigil on Friday night.

Raising funds for Christopher
Ashe Memorial Staff is cooking up a little help for costly surgery

What a season! And it's not just the flush toilets, either
The 2008 season of the Ashe County Farmers Market is already shaping up to be the best ever.

 

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