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bullet All Low-Income Newborns To Receive Equal Access To Medicaid
All babies born in the United States whose deliveries are covered by Medicaid may remain eligible under certain circumstances for Medicaid for up to a year after their birth.

bullet Give Blood At An Upcoming Drive
Upcoming blood drives are planned in the county to help with the blood supply.

bullet Free Prostate Cancer Screening Signup Deadline Approaching
Friday March 30th by noon is the deadline for signing up for the Free Prostate Cancer Screening to be held on April 12th.


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State Chapter National Association
Of Postmasters Visit Capitol Hill

Vehicle Registraton Office Is Now Open Daily
Starting this past Monday, March 26th, the Jefferson vehicle registration office is now open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

Postal Service Approves Stamp Price Increase
The Governors of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) last week approved an increase in the price of a First-Class stamp to 41 cents.

State and National Parks Systems Joined In Rescue Of Missing Scout
The recovery Tuesday of a 12-year-old Boy Scout missing for three days in a remote area of the Blue Ridge Parkway was an exceptional example of coordination between the National Park Service and the North Carolina state parks system.

Statewide Campaign Launched To Stop Proposed Home Tax
The North Carolina Association of REALTORS® today launched a statewide media campaign, Stop the NC Home Tax, to heighten awareness of pending legislation in the General Assembly to tax homeowners’ equity.

SAT Prep Course Offered At ASU
Appalachian State University will offer an SAT exam prep course for students planning to take the test in May.

Open House And Dedication Of New Addition At Ashe Civic Center
The public is invited to an Open House and Dedication Ceremony for the new addition at the Ashe Civic Center on Saturday, March 31 from
5:30-7:00 p.m.

SBA Outreach Set For April Throughout Western NC
Workshops focusing on various U.S. Small Business Administration programs and services for persons interested in starting or expanding a small business will take place throughout western North Carolina during the month of April.

Community-Based Restorative Forestry Forum April 2
If you have questions about the woods on your property or if you want to know more about creating a sustainable income then mark you calendars.


Special Night Of Music To Benefit Relay for Life
Relay for Life Organizers are presenting “A Night of Music” with Jeff Little, Steve Lewis, Josh Scott and Wayne Henderson on Thursday, April 19th at 7 p.m. at the Ashe Civic Center.

Entertainment Planned For This Year’s Professional
Women’s Seminar
The 7th Annual Professional Women’s Seminar “Fabulous Fifties - Let the Good Times Roll” hosted by Wilkes Community College and Ashe Chamber of Commerce will be held in April.

Volunteers Needed In The Community
The Ashe County Volunteer Initiative works with various agencies and projects throughout the county and works to match volunteers up with local projects throughout the year.

Zydeco Moon Brings Organic Farming To
The High Country

Ashe Couple Begins Third Year Of Organic Farming And More


March of Dimes Mission Family Shares Story Of Heartbreak, Healing
And Hope


Ashe County Choral Festival Showcases Local School Choruses
Choral music is alive and well in our schools and the All County Choral Festival will showcase the talent of our young people.

Herb Key And Wayne Henderson Kickoff Historical Society’s Family Gathering

From the Vine to the Wine
Blue Ridge Wine Festival Returns to Blowing Rock April 12-14

Ashe County Little Theatre Brings Catfish Moon To Civic Center
Opening night is this Thursday, March 29th.

Festival To Celebrate The Scottish In Us All
With names like McDonald, McGuire, McMillan, McNeil, Miller & Campbell the legacy of the Scottish people in the Appalachian region runs deep and wide. .

2 Works by Menotti open March 29 at the Hayes Center

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

Skyland Books Welcomes Author Of Encyclopedia Of North Carolina

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.

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.

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.

AppalCART Bus Service

High Country Honda

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