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Archive for 2004

WNC Economy Falters in October

BOONE – After four months of positive growth, Western North Carolina’s economy faltered in October, declining 0.1 percent to 110.5 according to the Western North Carolina Economic Index and Report.

Appalachian State University Receives Petty Racing Memorabilia Collection

BOONE – Lynda Petty, wife of stock car racing legend Richard Petty, has donated a large collection of materials documenting her husband’s career to the Appalachian State University Libraries Stock Car Racing Collection.

Visiting Writers Series Named for Greensboro Resident Hughlene Frank

by Jane Nicholson

120604frank_dl.jpgBOONE – Hughlene Bostian Frank enjoys reading, and she’s known to tell a story or two. She also loves the mountains and the spells they cast on others, leading them to write about the region, its people and folklore.

Appalachian Chorale Performs Bach and Vivaldi Dec. 7

BOONE — Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music presents the Appalachian Chorale in concert Tuesday, Dec. 7, at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall.

Students Unite to Give to Others

By Kristina Reetz

BOONE — What is Christmas for a child without presents? That’s what the Appalachian Popular Programming Society (A.P.P.S.) at Appalachian State University had in mind when they organized “Santa’s Toy Box.”

Catherine J. Smith Gallery Presents Artwork by Graduating Seniors

BOONE—Appalachian State University presents the “BFA Senior Studio Exhibition: Fall 2004″ at the Catherine J. Smith Gallery, located in the lobby of Farthing Auditorium.

Brass Chamber Music Performed Dec. 5

BOONE – Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music invites music lovers to to a Brass Chamber Music Concert in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall Sunday, Dec. 5, at 8 p.m.

Gospel Choir Performs Dec. 5

BOONE – Appalachian State University’s Gospel Choir, conducted by Roosevelt Escalante Jr., will perform Sunday, Dec. 5, at 6 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall.

APP Heros

120204appheros_dl.jpgMembers of Appalachian State University’s CRSA (Campus Resident Student Association) pack boxes to ship to Appalachian students who have been deployed overseas.