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bullet Five Tips From The Mayo Clinic To Help Women Prevent Heart Disease
More women than men die of cardiovascular disease in the United States each year.

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

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Ashe County

ARCHIVES POSTED JANUARY 26, 2006
NEWS



The Blue Ridge Opportunity Commission
Helping Those In Need

 

Discussions About New Jail Continue
Where to put the new jail? This is an ongoing conversation that is continuing between commissioners.

Hunger Coalition Prepares For Move To New Location
Agency Plans To Shut Doors For Week During Transition


National Guard’s 1451st Transportation Company of Boone Headed To Iraq
Send-Off Ceremony at Watauga High On Sunday



COMMUNITY


Ashe County Middle School Receives Gift from Food Lion
Ashe County Middle School has received $6,000 from the Food Lion Charitable Foundation.

Many Opportunities Are Available For High School Students
There are many excellent, diverse opportunities available for HS of all ages and interests.

Ashe County Master Gardener Volunteer Class Begins
Ashe County Cooperative Extension will offer a Master Gardener class beginning Thursday, Feb. 2.

Beef Quality Assurance Training Set For Ashe & Watauga
Across the nation, beef producers face the challenge of making a living from the land, while producing safe, wholesome beef.


Features


Local Man Shares Stories
Vel Pierce recently told The Mountain Times his family’s story and how they all found success thanks to their oldest sister and his hero, Ruth Pierce Bata.
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Taking Appalachian Music To Greater Heights
Sixteen years ago, John meet Watauga’s well-known musician, Mary Greene, who sparked his interest in both museums and old-time music.
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2006 Children’s Trust Valentine Dance To Be Held At Jefferson Landing
Call For Tickets Now


Valentine Dinner & Dance Planned At Riverview



Skyland Books Welcome Author Jon Nebel Rhodes




Local Author Discusses His New 1,039 Page Book

Following four years of work and often 12-16 hours a day of research and writing, a six pound book with more than 1,039 pages of information about Broadway musicals is now available.



Charlotte Writer Judy Goldman Opens Spring Visiting Writers Series At Appalachian
Novelist and poet Judy Goldman opens Appalachian State University’s Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series for the spring semester with a presentation Jan. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Plemmons Student Union’s Price Lake Room.

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


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




Celebrate Mozart’s 250th With a Birthday Party at the Ashe Arts Center

It’s Raining Cats And Dogs At The Ashe Arts Center



AppalCART Bus Service


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