Blue Ridge Brutal
The Blue Ridge Brutal Bike race was again successful
this year and riders made their way throughout the
county. Here bikers made their way up the steep Buffalo
Photos by Aly Cruey
Board Of Commissioners
To Discuss Jail Situation Again
Ashe County Board of Commissioners said Monday during their
regular monthly meeting that they will soon begin discussions
again concerning locating a site for the new proposed jail
and law enforcement center.
Citizens Voting In Beer And Wine Referendum
Jefferson citizens can currently vote at the Ashe
County Board of Elections until Saturday, Aug. 26th at 1
p.m. in the beer and wine referendum.
Bikes Takes Home Numerous Trophies
Brew Bikes of West Jefferson recently returned
from the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota that debuted
their new show bike and they returned with more awards than
any other builder at the show.
Screening To Be Held Soon
The Ashe Center of the Cooperative Extension will
be holding a drinking water screening for private water
supplies with the Jefferson Water Treatment Plant and the
Ashe County Health Department.
Jefferson Men Arrested In Breaking And Entering Spree
Two West Jefferson men were arrested recently
on numerous charges of breaking and entering.
Pests Local To Our Region
The locust leafminer, Odontota dorsalis, is the
larva of a Chrysomelid beetle (this is the family known
as the leaf beetles).
Insurance Agent Under Investigation
North Carolina Secretary of State securities investigators
have issued a cease and desist order against James B. Wabel
and Quality Life Financial, LLC in Wilkesboro.
Names Can Leave Net Users In Tangled Web, Study Finds
In a world of e-mail spam and Internet scams,
its often difficult to discern fact from fiction in
Targets Funds For Socially Disadvantaged Farmers
The North Carolina Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced
the availability of funds targeted for Socially Disadvantaged
(SDA) individuals who want to purchase or operate a family-size
farm in fiscal year 2006.