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bulletRabies: Public Health Officials Urge Pet Vaccination, Caution Around Wildlife
Public health officials say recent events highlight the need to remain vigilant against rabies.


bulletMedicare Renews Focus On Prevention And Wellness
2007 Platform Encourages Ashe County Enrollees To Get Healthy


bulletBCBSNC Calls For Reality Check On Disconnect In Children’s Health
Survey Finds Families Missing Warning Signs


bullet December Is Safe Toys And Gifts Month
Keep Child’s Safety In Mind When Shopping


bulletCooler Weather Marks Return Of Silent Killer
The fall season marks a break from the the hot weather of the summer months, but it also heralds the return of a potential killer in some homes.


bulletSeniors Can Make Changes Or Sign Up In Medicare Program
Seniors who missed the May 15th deadline to sign up for Medicare Part D or who are unhappy with their current Medicare Health Plan can enroll or make changes beginning Nov. 15th and ending Dec. 31st.

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POSTED NOVEMBER 30, 2006
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DePree Painting
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Rabies: Public Health Officials Urge Pet Vaccination, Caution Around Wildlife
Public health officials say recent events highlight the need to remain vigilant against rabies.

Bald Mountain Church Hosts Annual
Feast In The Fields
Over 100 gallons of corn, green beans and baked potatoes began arriving at Bald Mountain Baptist Church around 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18th for their annual "Feast In The Fields" ministry.


North Carolina Teaching Fellows Commission Selects Four New Teaching Fellows Institutions
The North Carolina Teaching Fellows Commission selected four new institutions to participate in the North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program.

ACHS Seniors Selected As Morehead Nominees
Three Ashe County High School seniors have been selected to go on to regional interviews for the Morehead Scholarship.

 

West Jefferson Community Partnership Teams Up
The West Jefferson Community Partnership has had a busy year.

Local Students In Running For Centennial Scholarships
Two students from Ashe County High School are nominees for the Centennial Scholarship, a relatively new scholarship program that will fund the college education of a student who is planning to attend North Carolina State University.

Ashe County Public Library Announces Annual Amnesty Week
The Ashe County Public Library announces its annual Amnesty Week.


COMMUNITY


Peak Creek Stables Train Olympic Silver Medalist
McClure Jackson, owner/manager of Peak Creek Stables, recently completed a training clinic here with Olympic Silver Medalist Kim Severson.


Project Star Offers Gift Of Caring
It is that time of year, a season filled with joy, food, friends and family.

Moravian Mountain Christmas Fundraiser Set For Dec. 2nd And 9th
Experience a Moravian Mountain Christmas by visiting Laurel Ridge Conference Center on Saturday. 9.

 




NC Baptist Men’s Massive Feeding Unit Visits Boone

It takes a big kitchen to produce over a million meals in a year’s time and nobody knows that better than North Carolina Baptist Men (NCBM) whose representatives stopped off in Boone recently with the newest addition to their
mobile kitchen units.
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Choral Society Celebrates Their 21st Year
The Ashe County Choral Society’s annual Holiday Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, December 3, at the Ashe Civic Center in West Jefferson.

Highland Camerata Offers Winter Concerts
December 8, 10, And 12
The Highland Camerata will present its annual set
of winter concerts on December 8, 10, and 12.


Bethany Ding-A-Lings To Present Holiday Handbell Concert
The sounds of Christmas will come alive when the Bethany United Methodist Church Adult Handbell Choir, The Ding-a-Lings, present a concert of holiday music on Sunday evening, December 10, 2006 at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary of the church.

Heritage Hall Hosts Jazz &
Classical Guitar Performance
On Tuesday evening, Dec. 5th at 7:30 p.m., Heritage Hall in Mountain City, Tenn. will welcome Carlos Bendfeldt and special guest Andreas Kapsalis for a jazz and classical guitar performance.


Musical Drama To Be Presented At Ashe Civic Center Dec. 10
Chrissy Starr is a rambunctious star who badly wants to be chosen to be the special Christmas Star that lights the sky as Jesus is born.


Mountainhome Music Presents Free Holiday Program December 2nd
In the spirit of the season, Mountainhome Music closes its concert season with a free program,
An Appalachian Christmas.


Holiday Happenings At Fleetwood Community Center
Music, Shopping Opportunities, Family Photos And Much More
Under One Roof

‘Sharing The Joy’ With Some Of ‘My Favorite Things’
Reception Scheduled For Saturday

3rd Annual Sabor Latino Set For December 3rd
High Country Amigos is pleased to invite everyone to attend the 3rd Annual “Sabor Latino”, A Taste of Christmas Latino Style 2006


Hansel & Gretel Holiday House
Extravaganza II Begins At Jefferson Landing

Event To Raise Money For Local
Dolly Parton Imagination Library


Arts Council Announces
12 Gifts of Christmas Raffle

Local artists have donated handcrafted items to the Arts Council to use in a raffle as a fundraiser


Embers Bring Holiday Warmth To
Walker Center
Christmas Music Show In Wilkesboro Dec. 7th


Long Awaited Reprint Of Fletcher’s
History Of Ashe County Now Available


 




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