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C O L U M N S
AUGUST 17, 2006
Suspects Identified In
Downtown Vandalism Spree
New River Winery Established In Lansing
Bohemia Café and Art Gallery Becomes Official Retail
and Tasting Outlet
Nearly $100,000 Raised To Fight Cancer!
Library Expansion Design Unveiled
Architect Diane Gibbs, of the Salisbury firm Ramsay, Burgin,
Smith Architects, will unveil her design for the proposed
Ashe County Public Library expansion at the August 21 county
Trust Endowment Awards Grants
The Childrens Trust Endowment awarded grants to Learning
Thru Play Child Development Center for pre-k art programming
and to 4-H Ashe Youth Connection Mentoring Program for certification
CPR and First Aid of mentors and their youth matches.
First In Families Joins Rainbow Centers Family
Rainbow Center - Children & Family Services has recently
expanded their services by partnering and housing High County
First In Families.
Park Gets New Sculpture
West Jeffersons pocket park will be dedicated on Wednesday,
August 30th and the special event will include recognition
of local artist R.T. Morgan and the stainless steel sculpture
placed as a focal point of the park.
Local Man Returns To Ashe
For Career In Dentistry
Saturday Afternoon In The Park With Doc
The only concert in Todd this summer will take place on
August 19 at Walter and Annie Cook Memorial Park
Emile Pandolfi In Concert At Ashe Civic Center
Emile Pandolfi makes a return visit to Ashe County for two
Happens This Saturday
The Riverview Lions Club extends an invitation to everyone
for a full day of music, food, fun and a chance to win a
$1,000 in the New River Ducky Race on August 19th beginning
at 11 a.m.
Belle Reed Homecoming Festival
Kicks Off Friday
Among the many events and activities scheduled
to take place during the First Annual Ola Belle
Reed Homecoming Festival scheduled for this
coming weekend is the dedication of the Albert Hash Memorial
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.
River Blues Festival Set For Sept. 2
Features Blues Legends, Holiday Weekend, Great
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.
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