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bullet Colonoscopy–
Should You
Have One?

When her doctor suggested that she have a colonoscopy to screen for colorectal cancer, Pam said she wanted time to think about it.

bullet January Is National Radon Action Month
Extension Urges Citizens To Test
Homes For Radon


Pets of the Week



Ashe County



Marijuana Seized In Creston


Proposed Wind Farm Public Hearing Scheduled For January 25
Approximately 75 people attended a community meeting Monday night coordinated by leaders of the Ashe County Board of Realtors and the Ashe County Home Builders Association to discuss the proposed wind farm.

Ashe County Free Medical Clinic Needs Volunteer Nurses
The Ashe County Free Medical Clinic knows that nurses care.

2007 ACT Against Cancer Annual
Planning Meeting

The public is invited to help plan educational events and activities in the fight against cancer at Ashe Family Central on Jan. 31st from 11-1 p.m.

Local Citizens Should Beware Of
Sweepstakes Scams
Sheriff James Williams of the Ashe County Sheriff’s Office is warning people to be careful when receiving information about being a possible sweepstakes winner.

The Little Engine That Could Makes Its Way Into Ashe County Homes
”The Little Engine That Could” has made its way into many local homes after families have signed up over the past six months to be a part of the Imagination
Library project.

Crimestoppers Seeks Information

Ashe County Sheriff's Office
Recovers Stolen Property In Wilkes
Following three major break-ins within the past several weeks the Ashe County Sheriff’s Office recovered on Monday approximately 90 percent of the goods that were stolen in the break-ins.


Seeking The Simple Life Through The New River Earth Institute

Are you interested in a simpler life?

Rainbow Center Family Specialist Bonnie Perkins Wins Regional Award
Rainbow Center Family Specialist Bonnie Perkins was recently awarded the Regional Award from the North Carolina Family Based Services Association (NCFBSA) for her exceptional skills and dedicated service to families.

Ashe Teachers Become Nationally Board Certified
The teacher quality movement achieved a new milestone in North Carolina with a recent announcement by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) that more than 1,500 state teachers achieved National Board Certification in 2006—and are now recognized as among the nation’s top educators.

New Book Released By McFarland Discusses Racing
Stock car racing has long grown away from its roots in the rural moonshine runs in the Carolinas, but the ghostly roars of those engines might still linger over some hallowed tracks.

Harmonia Baroque To Perform At Ashe Arts Center
The chamber ensemble, Harmonia Baroque, will present an evening of classical music at the Ashe Arts Center on Saturday, Jan. 27 at 7:30 p.m.

Art IS Action: Art Quilts By Sandra S. Rowland Open At Wilkes
Art Gallery
On Friday, Jan. 12th, the Wilkes Art Gallery hosted an opening reception for Art IS Action: Art Quilts by Sandra S. Rowland.

Library Presents Winter Concert Series
The Ashe County Public Library presents a Winter Concert Series featuring local Appalachian musicians.

Rhonda Vincent And
The Rage Coming To Region

The Blue Stocking Club will present Rhonda Vincent and The Rage on Friday, Feb. 2nd at 8 p.m.
at the Paramount Theater.

Third Annual Febfest Battle Of The Bands Coming February 3rd
Local Bands To Perform At Ashe County’s Family Central

Ashe County Arts Council Announces Barn Quilts Exhibit
The Ashe County Arts Council is encouraging people to get out and view their new quilt exhibit –
‘Barn Quilts’.

New Exhibit At The Ashe Arts Center

The Gallery of the Ashe Arts Center is putting its best foot forward with an exhibit featuring fabulous footwear.

Artists Asked To Participate In WJ Trail
The Healthy Carolinians Task Force in partnership with the Town of West Jefferson, the Ashe County Arts Council, and the Ashe County Chamber of Commerce is announcing a contest to create new works of public art in downtown West Jefferson.

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