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bulletAshe County Free Medical Treats First Patients In Ashe
The volunteer physicians and staff of the Ashe County Free Medical Clinic treated their first patients last Thursday.

bulletPain–Many Causes, Many Solutions
Pain wears a thousand faces: it can be sharp, stabbing, burning, dull or throbbing.

bulletAre You Breathing Radon In Your Home?
Do you know the Radon level in your home?

bulletNational Appeal For Blood Donors Underway


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Ashe County


POSTED JULY 20, 2006

Commissioners Decide To Extend Time
For Mount Jefferson Child Care Center

The Ashe County Board of Commissioners made a decision at Monday’s regularly scheduled meeting to extend the time frame of withdrawing county funding from Mount Jefferson Child Care Center no later than June 30, 2007.

Relay For Life Kicks Off Friday

Have Fun And Help Raise Money To Fight Cancer

Help Local Kids By Donating School Supplies

The Ashe County Volunteer Initiative and AF Bank are sponsoring a countywide school supply drive to ensure that all local children have the supplies they need when returning to school this year.


Camp Sunshine Begins Next Week
The annual Camp Sunshine had a record attendance of more than 50 participants this year in Glendale Springs where youth gathered last week to learn how to better deal with the loss of loved ones.

Sign The Wall Of Hope Banner
At Ashe Relay for Life

Celebration on the Hill 2006 is an American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network event celebrating cancer survivorship and empowering survivors and others to advocate for laws that will help fight the disease.

Ride For Life Benefit Run Scheduled July 22
The Fifth-Annual Ride for Life Benefit Run will be held Saturday, July 22, at Ashe County Park in Jefferson, with registration from 8:30 to 10 a.m. All motorcycles, car clubs and hot rods are welcome.


ACHS Student Attends HOBY Leadership Seminar
Anna Martin, from Jefferson, recently attended the North Carolina Hugh O’Brian Youth (HOBY) Leadership Seminar held on June 16-18 at North Carolina State University as a representative of Ashe County High School.

Laughing With The Legends
Comes To Ashe Civic Center

Doc Watson To Return To Todd August 19th

Concert Tickets On Sale Now

Scam Jam Scheduled For August 22 In West Jefferson
A free “Scam Jam” will be held in West Jefferson on Tuesday, August 22 at Ashe Services for Aging, 180 ChattyRob Lane.

High Country Youth Ministries
Bring Hyper Static Union To County

A brand new group that has formed over
the past couple of months is already putting
plans into action and will be bringing
a popularcontemporary group to Ashe County.

Women’s Expo At Jefferson Landing This Saturday
The Christmas in July Women’s Expo will be held this Saturday, July 22nd at the Jefferson Landing Clubhouse from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. where there will be lots of prizes with all kinds of items available from jewelry to scrapbooking supplies.

10th Annual Quilt Show Planned For July 28-29
The Alleghany Quilters Guild will be holding their 10th Annual Quilt Show on July 28 and 29, 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Alleghany Fairgound’s Emerson Black Building located about 2 miles north of Sparta on US21N.

John Denver Tributes Comes To Barter Theatre
Barter Theatre is pleased to present the Southern premiere of the feel-good musical “Almost Heaven” opening Aug.18th.

North Carolina Symphony Performs Summer Concert In Sparta
The North Carolina Symphony continues its tradition of summer travels across the Tar Heel State when it makes its stop in Sparta at Sparta Elementary School on Thursday, July 20th at 7:30 p.m.

Music, Storytelling & More Found At Todd General Store

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.

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.

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

Arts Council Seeking Artists For Studio Hop And Art On The Side
The Ashe County will again be sponsoring the Studio Hop and Art on the Side in September.

Local Artist Donates Painting For Raffle
Martha Gimlin, a long time supporter of the Ashe County Arts Council, has donated an original painting to the Arts Council for a raffle to raise funds to support school and community programming.

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