Pets of the Week
C O L U M N S
AUGUST 10, 2006
Ashe Outreach Ministries
Helps West Virginia
Owners Concerned About Loitering, Cruisers
A group of concerned downtown business owners attended the
West Jefferson Aldermen meeting Thursday night to request
a commitment to help them keep cruisers from loitering and
causing damage to the downtown.
Brings Credit Counseling Service
To Ashe County Residents
A grant in the amount of $5,000 was presented to Program
Coordinator Bud Hill of the IDA Program from Bethany United
Methodist Church that will be used to hold credit counseling
sessions for local residents.
August HCBN Meeting Features
Ginn Laurelmor Presentation
The High County Business Network will hold its August business
networking event from 5:15 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday,
August 17th, 2006.
Preserves More Land
At Tater Hill Bog Preserve
In June NCNR purchased a critical 20-acre in holding at
the Tater Hill Bog Preserve in Watauga County, NC.
Known Newspaper Features Teapot Museum
News about the Sparta Teapot Museum trickles in as the project
progresses in Alleghany County, according to a press release.
Teapot Museum Continues
To Look Towards 2008 Opening
Artist renderings of the Sparta Teapot Museum depict an
angular structure of glass, rock and wood surrounded by
spacious sidewalks and green lawns.
Plan Announced For Teapot Museum
The floor plan for the future Sparta Teapot Museum includes
12,000 square feet of gallery space to display the Kamm
Teapot Collection and other exhibits.
Museum Welcomes $35,000 Grant
The Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation of Winston-Salem recently
awarded $35,000 to the Sparta Teapot Museum, according to
Jonathan Halsey, project manager.
Life Mobility Assistance
Dogs Holding Fundraising
Tourney For Journey To Help
Raise Funds For Assistance Dog
To Be Held August 19th
Clint Howard Joins Krugers
For Heritage Hall Show
If you mention the name Clint Howard in Johnson
County or Mountain City, you get a smile of recognition.
Hyperstatic Union Performs In Ashe
Sponsors Bluegrass at the Ashe Civic Center
The stage at Ashe Civic Center will be alive with the sounds
of bluegrass music on Saturday, August 12 at 7:30 p.m.
Musicians Reunite At Docs Todd Concert
When Doc Watson plays in Todd on August 19, it will be a
reunion of sorts.
River Blues Festival Set For Sept. 2
Features Blues Legends, Holiday Weekend, Great
Festival In Lansing August 18-20
The First Annual Ola Belle Reed Homecoming Festival is scheduled
for August 18 - 20 at the American Legion Ball Field and
Old Lansing School.
Orchestra And Chorus Returns To Ashe County
The Ashe County Arts Council announces the return of the
Kiev Symphony Orchestra and Chorus to Ashe County on Wednesday,
Sept. 27 in the auditorium of the Ashe County High School.
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
Denver Tributes Comes To Barter Theatre
Barter Theatre is pleased to present the Southern premiere
of the feel-good musical Almost Heaven opening
Storytelling & More Found At Todd General Store
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
at Milepost 213
Blue Ridge Music Center Offers Summer Concert
And Jammin At Riverview
Under the shadow of Three Top Mountain, on the banks of
the New River, lies Riverview Community Center.
New Exhibit Features Regional Artwork
The Gallery at the Ashe Arts Center welcomes a new exhibit
entitled Postcards From the Edge.
Come Crawl With The
The third Gallery Crawl is just around the corner on Friday,
August 11 from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
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.
Artist Donates Painting For Raffle
Gimlin, a long time supporter of the Ashe County Arts Council,
has donated an original painting to the Arts Council for
a raffle August 27th to raise funds to support school and