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A male beagle that is 2 years old.


Ashe County

POSTED MAY 15, 2003   

NEWS

• Controversy Continues Over Water And Sewer
The Ashe County Board of Education and the West Jefferson Aldermen are still in disagreement as to who owes the other money.

• Fundraiser Earns $3,000 For Mobile Pharmacy
The fourth annual Neighbors Helping Neighbors Fundraiser had a good turnout and raised nearly $3,000.

• Migrant Education Program Continues To Help Local Families
There were an estimated 600 Spanish speaking people living in Ashe County during the year 2000 and it is estimated that this number has doubled to 1,200 in the past three years.

• High Country Citizens Joining, Forming Sustainable Communities Network
Each year as the High Country continues to grow, so too does the topic of growth, with more citizens and groups involved in searching for the balance between development and preservation.

• Joys Of The Open Road
Commuters, Businesses Revving Up And Down 321



COMMUNITY


• Local Woman Provides Help To Tornado Victims
Sandra Chatman of Lansing packed her van as full as possible Friday evening with clothes, money and other donations and got ready to drive almost five hours to Dyersburg, Tenn.

• Ashe Chamber & Visitor Center Wins First Place & Blue Ribbon

• March Of Dimes Recognizes High Country’s WalkAmerica

• A.S.H.E. Asks Community For Wish List Donations



Features

Apache Chieftain Visits Area, Shares Unique Life Story

Chief Reynard Faber from the Jicarilla Apache Tribe in Dulce, New Mexico, was in Boone last week as one of approximately forty international associates of Samaritan’s Purse.>>FULL STORY


Events and Happenings


• LEGO Bricks Build Bridge from Past to Future
1st LEGO Contest at Boone Mall Saturday

• Hometown Opry Spreads Fun And Music Around For All
If you or a family member are a fan of the Grand Old Opry, there is a perfect place for you in North Wilkesboro to sit and enjoy a little music, entertainment and fun close to home.

• Dance Show To Be Held This Weekend

• Ashe County Public Library Art Display

• Little Theatre Prepares For South Pacific

• 4th Annual Arts Fair At ACHS Set For Next Thursday

• Green Valley Park Celebration On The
New River

• RIVERFEST 2003 Features Entertainment, Education

• Todd Summer Music Series Scheduled Announced
Blues Festival, Doc Watson Show Highlight Roster

 

• Summertime Blues
By August, residents and visitors to the Todd Community will have already been treated to some of the area’s – and nation’s - finest music.


• Appalachian Summer 2003 Schedule Announced
Schedule Announced: Lee Ann Womack, Mark O’Connor & Mingus Big Band featured.

 

• Artist Carlton Trainum Shows Work In Arts Exhibit

• Stephen Shoemaker Featured At Arts Council

• Arts Exhibit Includes Local Artist R.T. Morgan



• Blue Ridge Sports Car Hillclimb Ready For Laurel Springs

• Hospice Golf Tournament To Be A Special Event

 


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