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Archive for 2003

WNC Economy Showing Signs of Recovery

BOONE–Western North Carolina’s economy grew at a modest 0.1 percent in October, but has grown a strong 2.9 percent over the past five months, according to the Western North Carolina Economic Index.

Appalachian Youth Wind Ensemble Performs Dec. 13

BOONE–The Appalachian Youth Wind Ensemble performs Saturday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall.

Appalachian’s Concert Band Performs Dec. 3

BOONE–The Concert Band at Appalachian State University presents a concert based on hymns, marches and fanfares Wednesday, Dec. 3, at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall.

Appalachian’s Gospel Choir Performs Dec. 7

BOONE–The 112-voice Appalachian State University Gospel Choir will perform in concert Dec. 7 at 6 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall.

State’s Economy is Improving, Economists Say

BOONE–Economists in Appalachian State University’s Walker College of Business are optimistic that the state’s economy is improving.

Appalachian Symphony Performance Features Brahms and Tchaikovsky

BOONE–The Mariam Cannon Hayes School of Music at Appalachian State University presents the Appalachian Symphony Orchestra in concert Sunday, Dec. 7, at 2 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall.

Renewable Energy Christmas Tree Lighting to be Held Dec. 6

BOONE–Appalachian State University’s Solar Energy Society will present its 8th annual renewable energy Christmas tree lighting on Saturday, Dec. 6, at 6 p.m. at the Jones House Community Center on King Street.

Furniture Industry Executive Says Industry Will Survive

112103furniture_dl.jpgBOONE–The furniture industry has taken a lot of one-two punches in recent years. Competition from low-priced goods manufactured overseas has cost thousands of jobs in North Carolina.

Appalachian’s Wind Ensemble Presents Dec. 4 Concert

BOONE–The Appalachian State University Wind Ensemble will perform Thursday, Dec. 4, at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall.