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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


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NCNR Gears Up For Big River Sweep 2006

Call To Clean Up The Nation’s Oldest River

Local Women Travel To Washington
To The Celebration On The Hill

Ashe and Watauga Counties were represented at the Celebration on the Hill this week where people from around the country traveled to Washington, DC and let legislators know that they wanted them to join in the fight against cancer.

Jerry Meek Speaks To North Fork Democrats
Lead by Ashe County Democratic Party Chair, Melba Jones, approximately 40 local Democrats gathered in western Ashe County for a covered dish rally on Friday evening September 1.

WJ Town Manager Changes

Ashe & Alleghany Republicans
Welcome Senator Burr To Gala

The Honorable United States Senator Richard Burr will be the guest speaker for a gala event sponsored jointly by the Republican Parties of Ashe and Alleghany counties.


Local Girl To Be In Toyota Commercial
Chasiti Ackerman of Laurel Springs recently participated in the making of a national commercial for Toyota along with Nascar race car drivers Darrell Waltrip and Michael Waltrip.

Medicinal Herb, Agritourism Workshop
Planned At “Century Farm”

The Medicinal Herbs for Commerce Project is sponsoring a free workshop at Miller’s Century Farm, a certified historical farm, on October 3rd.

Ebenezer Gardens Plans Golf Tournament

Over $50,000 In Prizes To Be Awarded


White Hart Woods
Teaching And Healing
Center To Open Soon

A new teaching and healing center, White Hart Woods, is opening in West Jefferson that works to inspire creative expression and develop potential, meaning and purpose. White Hart Woods will offer its first workshops on September 29th.

The Crucible Comes To Civic Center
This Weekend

Symphony Orchestra and Chorus In ConcertKiev
The Ashe County Arts Council is excited to announce a return performance by the Kiev Symphony Orchestra and Chorus at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, in the Ashe County High School Auditorium.

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.

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.

Local Artists Donate Talent to Save Animals
Several local artists have donated their time, talent, and creativity to decorate several animal statuettes that will be auctioned immediately following the Second Annual Ashe County Humane Society Fashion Show on Saturday, September 30, 2006.

Ashe Arts Council Sponsors Studio Hop And Art On The Side
Ashe County is known for its natural beauty and friendly people.

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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