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bullet Generic Drug Utilization On
The Rise

Consumers Benefit
As More Americans
Turn To Generics
To Save Money

bullet Safe Surrender An Option For Overwhelmed Mothers
In light of the recent deaths of abandoned infants in Duplin and Nash counties, the
state Department of Health and Human Services is reminding the public—and especially mothers
who might be overwhelmed—that
North Carolina’s Safe Surrender law is
an option to keep
babies safe.

bullet Blood Supply Remains At A
Critical Status:
Give Blood Now

Upcoming blood drives are planned in the county to help with the blood supply. All non-A B blood types are at an emergency status.

bullet Wilderness First Responders/First Aid Courses Offered
Wilderness First Responder training will be offered March 10-18 at Appalachian State University’s Camp Broadstone.


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Tag Office Moves To Courthouse
Starting Tuesday, Feb. 20, Jefferson vehicle registration and tag services will be moved to the Ashe County Court House

Commissioners Approve Ordinance
To Regulate Wind Energy Systems

The Ashe County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the Ashe County Ordinance to Regulate Wind Energy Systems Monday at their regularly scheduled meeting.


Ashe County Library Hosts Local Musicians

Music was enjoyed by all who attended the free concert at the Ashe County Library, Friday evening Feb. 16th.

Relay For Life Benefit
To Bring Laughter And Funds

A new fundraising event for this year’s Relay for Life is a womanless beauty pageant – Mz. Relay 2007

Home Show To Feature
Home Related Vendors And More

For the first time in its history, the fifth annual
Home Sweet Home Show will be opening up to
other businesses so that customers will find not
only home related vendors, but other business
vendors as well who will be offering one day specials.

Young Entrepreneur
Tries Her Hand
At Business

Allison Yount is becoming
a young entrepreneur. She
will be managing the
concessions for the Annual
Home Show that is scheduled
to take place on April 2

Friends Of The Library
Announces 2007 Poetry Contest

Are you a poet and don't know it?

Bowling Balls, Fiery Torches And Buzzing Chain Saws This Friday At Ashe Civic Center
International juggling champion Mark Nizer,
one of the world’s foremost practitioners of
the unique form of entertainment, will take
over the stage at the Ashe Civic Center.

Ashe Author Takes New Look At The South

Clint Johnson Will Hold Book Signing Saturday

HCYM Plans March 3 Concert

Seventh Day Slumber, DecembeRadio To Perform

John Stewart Discusses New Book At Library

Pick a really interesting subject and there’s a chance that local author, John Stewart, has written, is writing or may some day write about it.

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

Exhibit At Ashe Arts Center
Features The New River

The second exhibit of the 2007 will feature the beauty, mystery and history of the New River.

February Exhibits On Display At The Ashe County Public Library
New exhibits are on display at the Ashe County Public Library during the month of February.

Carolina Clay Opens At Wilkes Art Gallery

Art Of Aging Juried Art Competition Planned

Art of Aging, a juried art competition and exhibition will be held at Ashe Services for Aging, Inc.

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