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Blood Drives Scheduled In Upcoming Weeks

Travelers Beware! A Guide To International Travel


Lovin' Spoonful

Great Outdoors

Que Pasa


A male Beagle - Bassett Hound mix.

Journey Through Darkness

A Holocaust Survivor’s Story:

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Ashe County



• Commissioners Discuss Wind Power For Ashe County
The Ashe County Commissioners decided to begin the process to address the state legislature about an exemption of wind turbines for the ridge law in North Carolina.
>>Dispelling Common Myths About Wind Power

• New Community Service Project For Incoming Freshmen Approved
School starts back in Ashe County schools Thursday with a bang and just in time.

• Commissioners Discuss Animal Control Noise Ordinance
Barking dogs, mooing cows and crowing roosters were the topic of discussion at Monday’s regularly scheduled meeting.

• State Trail, Parkway Taking Public Direction
Mountains To Sea Trail segment being constructed through High Country.

• AngelouEconomics Returns To Present List Of Target Industries
Community participation is encouraged.

• Chamber Issues Invitation For Leadership Program
The Ashe County Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for the newly created Ashe Leadership Challenge.

• Northwest Alliance Crafting Marketing Brand
New River Partners, United Methodist Church are in unique program.

• Acting Naturally
Mt. Jefferson Adds Lands, Conducts Inventories

• Agencies Team Up To Combat Devastating Exotic Insect.

• Tobacco Research Referendum To Be Held On Oct. 1


• Relay For Life Deemed A Great Success Ninth Year In A Row
The Ninth Annual Relay for Life was another great success this year with more than $42,000 raised to be used for research for cancer.

• Sally Mae Opens


The Spice of Life

John Drury’s house is filled with hot sauce. Bottles of red pepper lava fill bookcases, kitchen cabinets and the refrigerator.


New CD From Gary Poe’s Music Show To Benefit BROC
If you’re a fan of old time and blue grass music, the perfect compact disc for you has just been released and is full of local bands playing some popular songs.

Events and Happenings

• Tom Dooley Comes To Ashe Civic Center This Weekend
”Tom Dooley: A Wilkes County Legend” will be presented this weekend at the Ashe Civic Center.

• Charles Nelson Reilly Appears in Blowing Rock
Save It For The Stage opens Sunday

• Martha White Sponsors Local Jingle Contest
Catgut & Jugs Show on 100.7 FM needs singers.

• High Country Welcomes Gospel Music Fans
With just three more days to go, the event has drawn visitors from nearly every state in the union.

• Pandolfi Returns To Ashe County For A Fourth Performance

• Performances To Showcase Centuries-Old Tunes, Authentically Crafted Period Instruments

• Todd Music Series Hitting Stride
Weekly events featuring top acts.


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