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 NEWS

HEALTH ISSUES
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bulletAshe On The Path To Becoming A “Fit Community”
The Ashe County Health Council, “A Healthy Carolinians Task Force”, was recently awarded a Fit Community Grant to enhance the work of the Nutrition, Physical Activity and Tobacco Committee (NPATC).


bulletHelp With Prescription Medications In Ashe
Program Is Partnership Of Ashe Memorial Hospital And The Hunger And Health Coalition



bulletExercise
Doesn’t Have To
Be Expensive

The benefits of
exercise are priceless,
but the costs
certainly add up.

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THIS WEEK
Jack & Jill

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C O L U M N S
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ARCHIVES

POSTED SEPTEMBER 14, 2006
NEWS

Free Seminar Addresses Long Term Care


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Upper Mountain Research Station Continues 62 Year Mission
2006 Burley Tobacco Field Day Brings Together Farmers, Researchers and Extension Agents

Agencies, Projects Need Volunteers
The Ashe County Volunteer Initiative works with various agencies and projects throughout the county and works to match volunteers up with local projects throughout the year.

New River Addition Marks Parks System’s 90th Year
A notable benchmark during the 90th anniversary of the North Carolina state parks system will be the dedication Sept. 15 of the largest tract ever added to New River State Park in Ashe and Alleghany counties.

Reverend J. Kennith Morris, Retiring After 33 Years
On September 1, Reverend J. Kennith Morris officially retired as Minister of First Baptist Church of West Jefferson.



COMMUNITY


Piecemakers Present Autumn
In The High Country Quilt
The Ashe County Piecemakers Quilt Guild has been making fund-raiser quilts for several years.

Arts Council Kicks Off Fund Drive
September is the time each year when the Ashe County Arts Council focuses attention on fundraising.

The Bargain Box Family Consignment Closing After 15 Years
The Bargain Box, a local consignment store in West Jefferson, is closing after 15 years of service.



Features

New Therapy Technique
Now Available

Body-Mind Centering Helps
Get People Moving
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Mountain Heritage Festival To Be Held On Sept. 23
On Saturday, Sept. 23, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. the Mountain Heritage Festival spreads over a half-mile section of Sparta, North Carolina’s Main Street.


The Crucible Comes To Ashe Civic Center
American history, in dramatized fashion, will come to life this fall as Ashe County Little Theatre brings Arthur Miller’s, The Crucible, to the Ashe Civic Center stage.

Riverview To Host 4th Annual Executive Ball
The Riverview Community Center is planning its 4th Annual Executive Ball to be held at Riverview Community Center, 11719 Highway 88 West in Creston, beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 14th.

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.

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.


Sterling Edwards To Give Workshop
To Blue Ridge Art Clan

The September 23rd meeting of the Blue Ridge Art Clan will feature an all day workshop by nationally recognized watercolor artist, Sterling Edwards.



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