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bullet Family Caregiver Support Group
Offered In
Ashe County

A new support group for local family caregivers is being offered free of charge by the Ashe Family Caregiver Council.

bullet American Diabetes Alert Day Set For March 27

Infant/Toddler Screenings To Be Held Soon

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.


Pets of the Week



Ashe County



Missing Boy Is Found Alive Tuesday

Senator Steve Goss Meets With
Library Personnel About Expansion Project

Senator Steve Goss met with employees and representatives of the Ashe County Friends of the Library

Crowning Glory
Stand alone photo

Kindergarten And Preschool Screening For Ashe County Schools

Farmers Can Take
Federal Tax Deduction For Donated Food

Farmers who donated fresh produce to hunger-relief agencies are reminded that they can take a charitable tax deduction on their 2006 federal tax return.

Abnormally Dry Conditions Spread Through State
Western North Carolina is now experiencing a moderate drought and most of the rest of the state is abnormally dry.

CPSC Launches “Drive To 1 Million”
Recall Initiative

Agency Stresses Search for
Recalled Products during Spring Cleaning

Lt. Governor Works With Lawmakers To Require
Sex Offenders To Register E-mail Addresses

Community Action Committee Moving Right Along
The Ashe County Board of Realtors recently formed Community Action Committee held its first event on March 13th at its regular monthly breakfast meeting.

Study: N.C. Green Industry Has $8.6 Billion Economic Impact
North Carolina’s green industry contributes $8.6 billion to the state’s economy, according to results of a study announced last week by Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler.


Hospice Spring Volunteer Training
Begins Next Tuesday

High Country Health Care Hospice is offering its’ annual Spring Volunteer Training beginning Tuesday, March 27th, 9 a.m. – noon,
at the Ashe County Hospice office in Jefferson.

Indoor Yard Sale, Pancake Breakfast Benefits Local Scholarships
The Peak Creek Ruritan Club is having an Indoor Yard Sale and Pancake Breakfast from 6:30 – 11 a.m., Saturday, March 24th

Author To Speak To Friends Of The Library

If you are a southerner and a history buff you will particularly enjoy hearing Clint Johnson on Wednesday, March 28 as he speaks to the Friends of the Library.

Lights, Camera, Action
In The High Country

They are about 3,000 miles
from Paramount Pictures studio,
but Todd and West Jefferson will
serve as stage and setting for a
major motion picture this year.

WHS Pacers Present /Don’t Stop Believing/ This Weekend
The Watauga High School Pacer Dance Team will perform their
end-of-year show /Don’t Stop Believing/ on Friday, March 23 at 7pm
in the high school auditorium.

Scottish-American Heritage Celebrated

Find out about “Scot’s Who Have” contributed so much to our nation, especially in the Appalachian region.

Audition Dates Set For New Little Theatre Production
Audition dates have been set for Ashe County Little Theatre’s summer musical, “Into the Woods”.

Emma Rugg And Henry Doss
Kick-Off Directions Tour April 1 In Ashe County

Concert To Benefit Museum Of Ashe County History

Catfish Moon To Open Soon At Ashe Civic Center
Gordon has thought carefully through the timing of his marriage proposal.

New Life Mobility Plans Fund Raising Concert

Tickets On Sale Now For John Michael Talbot Show

Skyland Hosts Local Writer

Capturing the World with a Camera

Banff Film Festival Returns to Boone this Weekend

An Inconvenient Truth Plays In Ashe
On the evenings of Tuesday, March 20 and Thursday, April 5
Riverview Community Center will offer two opportunities to join
with neighbors and learn more about one of the issues that we
as citizens of the world must face.

Arts Council Presents Marcolivia
At The Ashe Arts Center

The Ashe County Arts Council is pleased to bring
the duo Marcolivia to the Gallery of the Ashe Arts Center
on this Friday evening

Bluegrass-Gospel Event Showcases Area’s Top Groups
Friends of Joyce Fletcher Keep Memory Alive

Tartan Day Planned
The popular Scottish musical group, Albannach ( will be performing on April 7 at the Tartan Day Festival at Jefferson Landing in Jefferson, NC.

Mt. Paddy Welcomes Ohio Christian University Chorale
On Saturday, March 24th, Ashe County High School will be the location for a concert by the Ohio Christian University Chorale (OCU).

Local “Personalities” And Restaurants Preparing
For Second Annual Celebrity Serve
Local Make-A-Wish Chapter Beneficiary Of Upcoming Fundraiser

Wilkes Heritage Museum To Host The Second Annual Civil War Day
The Wilkes Heritage Museum is hosting the second annual Civil War Day from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, March 24th at the Court House Square.

Professional Women’s Seminar Plans Underway
The 7th Annual Professional Women’s Seminar “Fabulous Fifties - Let the Good Times Roll” will be held in April featuring music, great food, door prizes and more.

Friends Of The Library Announces 2007 Poetry Contest
Are you a poet and don't know it?

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

Workshop Focuses On Dreams And Creativity
A workshop will be held soon at High Country Scrap
& Stamp in West Jefferson that works to teach
the basics of dream interpretation and will
incorporate putting dreams into art.

Youth Art Exhibit Calls for Entries
The Ashe County Arts Council will feature a youth art exhibit, entitled “Young at Art”, from April 18 - May19.

Paintings And Photography
Feature The New River

The lazy days of summer drifting down the river, winter’s wrath of snow and ice and the glory of autumn reflected in water are all subjects featured in the latest exhibit at the Gallery of the
Ashe Arts Center.

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