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Flu Vaccines Available To Public
Restrictions Loosened January 3


Coping With Holiday Stress
The holidays are a time of family, joy and peace, but it can also be stressful because of high expectations.







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Ashe County

ARCHIVES POSTED DECEMBER 30. 2004
NEWS



Ashe County: A Look Back

2004 In Review


Poole Named District Director For Virginia Foxx
Todd Poole’s new job will involve a lot of red tape —or, more accurately, the reducing of it.

New Child Safety Seats Take Effect Jan. 1

Boink: Watauga County Still A Top Collision Destination
Accident Rate Up In 2003, Down This Year

Holiday Closings For County Offices And Public Library

Todd Community Group Completes Park Purchase
Summer Music Series Planned Again For 2005 On Site

Parks And Rec To Go Ahead With Preliminary Plans For Ball Field Complex

Forest Service Might Get Home At Last
The Board of Commissioners gave their approval Monday to go ahead to help get a County Headquarters for the Forestry Service in Ashe County.

Horse Owners Can Apply For Interstate Health Permit
Horse owners who frequently travel out of state with their animals for horse shows and festivals can take advantage of a new agreement.

Comments Sought On New High School Exit Standards
Online Survey Available Now

Gulp!
Boone Tops High Gas Price List – Again


COMMUNITY


Birds For Christmas
This year they missed the extreme cold – unusual for birders who are renowned for bringing on bad weather – but the beginning of the head count went forward last weekend as local participants in the Audubon Christmas Bird Count began their volunteer work in Ashe County.

Christmas Tree Association Donates $2,175 To Christmas Project

Recycle Your Christmas Trees By Jan. 15th

Horn In The West Names New General Manager

NC Businessman Is Educating Insurance Professionals



Features



A Christmas Love Story
Seventy-Three Years And Counting
June Greene says he’s been on the hook for seventy-three years, and according to his sweet bride, Thelma, “He’s still hangin’ on.”
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To The Governor's Door
In '04
Representing West End Wreaths and the NCCTA, Scott, Beckie, Camden and Thomas Ballard presented Governor Mike Easley with 20 wreaths.
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Man Alive, Here Comes 2005!
High Country Filled with New Year’s Events


Arts Council’s Twelve Gifts Of Christmas Raffle Winners



Sparta To Open Teapot Museum
Downtown Building to House $5 Million Collection



Well-Known Ashe County Artist Featured At Ashe Arts Center
Florence Thomas Book Also Available Now


Library Features December Exhibit

 


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High Country Honda


AppalCART Bus Service

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