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bulletGive Blood During National Volunteer Blood Donor Month

January is National Volunteer Blood Donor Month and several blood drives will be held in Ashe County during January to help with a current blood shortage.

bulletPublic Health Warns Of Carbon Monoxide Dangers In Cold Weather Months
Power generators, gas grills, and charcoal grills—used indoors—can cause carbon monoxide poisoning.

bullet Delta And Holland America Help Blood Donors Escape For The Holidays
The American Red Cross, Delta Air Lines and Holland America Line are offering blood and platelet donors an opportunity to escape for the holidays.

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Ashe County

ARCHIVES POSTED JANUARY 05, 2006
NEWS


Public Invited To Test New Voting Equipment
The public is invited to an event previewing the new voting equipment that will be used this year during the elections starting with the primary in May, according to Director John Shepherd of the Ashe County Board of Elections.


AMH Chief Of Police Announces Intentions To Run For Sheriff
Chief of Police Jimmy Hendrix of Ashe Memorial Hospital has announced his intentions to run for the position of Ashe County Sheriff in the upcoming election this year.



Local Smokers Finding Fewer Places to Light Up

New Policies at Watauga Medical Center and Golden Corral Part of Regional Trend


Thefts Of Wormy Chestnut Continue In County
Information Being Sought By Local Law Enforcement

NC Celebrated As Music State In 2006
Gov. Mike Easley recently announced that North Carolina will honor and promote the tradition of music in the state in 2006.

Rep. Virginia Foxx Visits NYSE, Rings Opening Bell
Dr. Virginia Foxx was sworn in to represent North Carolina’s Fifth District in the United States House of Representatives in January 2005.


Farmers Can Expect Tax Breaks On Some Purchases In 2006
Troxler Praises General Assembly For Providing Breaks

College Students Should Plan Now For Government Internship Program
Deadline Is January 19th


COMMUNITY


Western Youth Network Helps Children Believe In Themselves

This is part of a series about High Country United Way Agencies and how they help the community.


Guardian Ad Litem Program Seeking Volunteers To Help Local Kids
Child abuse and neglect are problems that affect every community, including the communities in Ashe County.


Soup For You Moves To Downtown




Features

Local Family Builds Log Cabin As Part Of Homeschool Experience
For three months, 15-year-old Eric Martin’s classroom was on the side of a hill with building supplies surrounding him.
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Turchin Reception Features ASU Faculty and Students
Appalachian State University’s Turchin Center for the Visual Arts warms the month of February for art lovers, with a reception for four new exhibitions


Little Theatre Sets Audition Dates
The Ashe County Little Theatre has set audition dates for their spring production, Joe DiPietro’s Over the River and Through the Woods.

Anytown: Stories of America Comes to Our Town
What do you get when you combine the music of legends Bruce Springsteen, Patti Scialfa and Soozie Tyrell with stunning choreography and world-class dancers?

Peking Acrobats Come To Farthing March 23

MerleFest 2006 Adds John Prine, Robert Earl Keen
Organizers Say More Additions to Come



Wenta Pottery On Display At ArtWalk






Footsloggers Outfitters


AppalCART Bus Service


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