Related Charges Filed Against Crumpler Man
The Ashe County Sheriffs Office arrested
and charged 55-year-old Larry Joe Shatley of Crumpler last
week on numerous drug related charges after he was found
passed out in his vehicle, according to Sheriff James Williams.
Steve Goss Meets With Officials Of Local Environmental Groups
Steve Goss recently met with representatives of local environmental
groups to learn of their concerns and activities in the
45th Senate District which includes Ashe, Alexander, Watauga,
and Wilkes Counties.
Transportation Improvement Program Adopted
Blueprint Identifies More Than 3,700 Statewide
River Conservation Group Welcomes Public To Open House
Committee for the New River (NCNR) invites the interested
public and NCNR Members to an Open House on Friday, March
16, from 4-7:00 p.m., at their office in West Jefferson.
Board Awards Contracts For Projects In Ashe And Yadkin Counties
The N.C. Board of Transportation today awarded
two contracts totaling $8.9 million for highway improvement
projects in Ashe and Yadkin counties.
Office Seeks Leads Regarding Missing Man
Leads are being sought as to the whereabouts of
a local man and authorities are asking for help from the
Shed New Light on Crime Prevention
The North Carolina Governors Crime Commission
and GE Lighting Systems, Inc. have joined together to offer
communities an inexpensive solution to prevent crime: light.
Barber Resigns From Badger Funeral Home/Ashelawn Memorial
Chapel And Gardens
After 15 years of service, Gary Barber (current
vice chairman of the Ashe County Board of Commissioners)
has resigned from Badger/Ashelawn.
Professor Receives $180,000 NIH Grant To Study Ways To Protect
Against Heart Attack
John C. Quindry, an assistant professor in Appalachian
State Universitys Department of Health, Leisure and
Exercise Science, will spend the next two years studying
the role short-term exercise plays in protecting the heart
muscle during a severe heart attack.
Drug Free Communities Grant Applications Are Available Now
Last Thursday, the White House Office of National
Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), and the Substance Abuse and
Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announced
the availability of new, Drug-Free Communities (DFC) support
Carolina Leads Nation In Loss Of Farms
State Lost 1,000 Farms In 2005, USDA Report Says