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POSTED JUNE 15, 2006
NEWS


New Mural Finds Home In West Jefferson
A brand new mural is calling the downtown West Jefferson arts district home and has just been installed on the side of Geno’s Restaurant building across from Jefferson Station.



Construction Underway On Community Kitchen

Opening Tentatively Set For Sept. 5th



Aldermen Hold Public Hearing On Proposed Tax Increase
Several West Jefferson residents spoke out at the recent West Jefferson Aldermen’s meeting against an 8.4 percent proposed property tax increase in the town.


Parsons To Support
Williams In Sheriff’s Election

Frank Parsons, a former candidate for sheriff, has stated that he will be supporting James Williams in the upcoming sheriff’s election in November.


Hugh Morton
Remembered At Memorial Service

Hugh Morton may be best known for Grandfather Mountain, but as a North Carolinian, his reputation spanned the state.


Meth Lab Found In Creston
Suspect Held Under $150,000 Bond


COMMUNITY


Local Boy Scouts
Recognized At Recent Ceremony

Boy Scout Pack 237 and their families gathered Thursday, June 1st at Friendship Baptist Church to celebrate their accomplishments in Boy Scouting.



D.A.R.E. Scholarships Awarded In County
Six local students received scholarship awards from the local D.A.R.E. Program as they were chosen as the county winners.




Relay For Life Returns July 21st

Raffle Fundraiser To Offer Henderson Guitar & More



Features





Lansing Walking Trail Offers Stroll Through Nature
A beautiful part of the small town of Lansing is its walking trail, which has been a part of the community for over six years.
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Variety Of Performers
To Be Featured At Coffee House

The Ashe County Arts Council is pleased to sponsor the Coffee House Talent Night on Saturday, June17th.




River House Presents
The Velvet Glove: A New Kabarett Theatre




Colgate Country Showdown Returns, Presented By WKSK
2006 Contestants Announced



Music, Storytelling &
More Found At Todd General Store




Tribal Rhythms Educates And
Entertains At Fleetwood Community Center





Little Theatre Prepares For Man Of La Mancha
Opening night is a little over a week away for Ashe County Little Theatre’s production of Man of La Mancha.




18th Annual Trade Days Coming Next Weekend





Clint Johnson Presents Civil War Slide Show

Clint Johnson, a writer of eight Civil War books, will present a free slide program entitled "The Carolinas' Civil War Characters"



1st Virginia Cavalry
To Appear At Christmas In July




Christmas In July Festival
Brings New Look And Feel

The Christmas in July Festival will be celebrating its 20th anniversary this year with a brand new look and feel with over 93 vendors confirmed so far.


Storytelling Nights
Ongoing At Todd General Store

The Todd General Store has kicked off another season of visiting storytellers who will be performing each week in downtown Todd.

Man Of La Mancha To Open At Civic Center

Rainbow Of Hope Team Holds Gospel Singing
All Proceeds To Benefit Relay For Life

Shadow Of The Hills Exhibit Opens At Ashe Arts Center
Reception Held For Blue Ridge Art Clan

Advanced Discount Tickets
For Ola Belle Reed Festival Available During May
Advanced tickets for the Ola Belle Reed Homecoming Festival scheduled the weekend of August 18th - 20th.

Music at Milepost 213
Blue Ridge Music Center Offers Summer Concert Series

Pickin’ And Jammin’ At Riverview
Under the shadow of Three Top Mountain, on the banks of the New River, lies Riverview Community Center.

Tickets On Sale Now
For Wilkes Playmakers Sixth Season Of Tom Dooley

Tickets are now on sale for Wilkes Playmakers’ sixth season of “Tom Dooley: A Wilkes County Legend”.

Appalachian Summer 2006 Roster Announced
Sam Bush, Doc Watson, Arlo Guthrie, Buckwheat Zydeco Scheduled



Benefit Art Sale Planned For A.S.H.E.
A brand new event that will have more art available for sale than any of it’s kind in the area is being planned to raise much needed funds for A.S.H.E., A Safe Home for Everyone.





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