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Camp Med had the largest attendance this year with a total of 14 students participating in the week-long experience for local high school students that teaches them all about the field of medicine and the various jobs available.


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Downtown Property 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.

Grant 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.

NCNR 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.

Nationally 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.

Sparta 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.

Floor 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.

Sparta Teapot 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.


Ashe County Schools 2006-07 Calendar

Shape Note Singers Convene
At Ashe County Arts Council August 20

Second Annual Dinner On The Grounds Planned

Wilkes Community College Offers Real Estate Course
The Ashe Campus of Wilkes Community College has scheduled a “Fundamentals of Real Estate” class for the Fall Semester.


New Life Mobility Assistance
Dogs Holding Fundraising
Golf Tourney

Tourney For Journey To Help
Raise Funds For Assistance Dog

Youth Hunt
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

Arts Council 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 Doc’s Todd Concert

When Doc Watson plays in Todd on August 19, it will be a reunion of sorts.

New River Blues Festival Set For Sept. 2
Features Blues Legends, Holiday Weekend, Great Setting

Homecoming 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.

Kiev Symphony 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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Arts Council
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.

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 August 27th to raise funds to support school and community programming.

17th Annual Blue Ridge Brutal Planned For August 19th
The 17th annual Blue Ridge Brutal 100 bike ride, a fund raising event for the Ashe Civic Center, will be held August 19, at 8 a.m.

High Country Honda

Dougnet Computer Consulting

Footsloggers Outfitters

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