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bullet Infant & Toddler Screenings Announced
The Child Find Committee of the Ashe Local Interagency Coordinating Council is offering infant/toddler screenings in conjunction with Ashe County Schools’ Pre-K Screenings.

bullet Early Detection And Prevention Key To Surviving Cancer
Ashe ACT Against Cancer Coalition is continuing their ongoing efforts to get the word out – early detection is key.

bullet Camp Med 2007 Registration Deadline Is Extended


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Week Of The Young Child Brings Fun

Westwood Elementary School Teacher
Named Teacher Of The Year

Music teacher Lesia Nave of Westwood Elementary
has been chosen as Ashe County’s
2007-08 Teacher of the Year.

Dental Sealant Project Held
At Blue Ridge Elementary

Sealants work by filling in the crevasses on the
chewing surfaces of the teeth shutting out food
particles that could get caught in the teeth, causing cavities.

River Builder Project Saves Land And More

The National Committee for the New River is saving valuable land through its River Builder Project since 1998.

New Hope Home Dedication Planned For May 11

Blue Ridge Rural Land Trust
Celebrates Its Tenth Anniversary

Ten years ago conservation in the
North Carolina High Country entered a new era.

Wool Pool Set For Late June
The Alleghany Fairgrounds in Sparta will be the location for a Wool Pool on June 28 from 8-11 a.m.

Ashe County 4-H And ACMS Developing Tomorrow’s Leaders


Teams Needed For Annual Heart Walk
Take a relaxing walk around Jefferson on Saturday, May 19th and join over one-million people nationwide in supporting the American Heart Association’s fight against heart disease.

Vendors Needed For Lansing Festival

Event Features All Day Music, Food, Fun And More

Feeding And Clothing Those In Need

Ashe Sharing Center Expands Hours Of Operation

May Is Foster Care Month
A Foster Mother Shares Her Heart

Calling All Dads For A Special Play Group

On Saturday morning at 9 a.m., the sand tables will
be set, bubbles ready and refreshments made for
a free open play day filled with “Fun in the Sun”.

ACT Casting For Acting Up Again, Again
Alleghany Community Theatre is planning its third annual variety show, this year called “Acting Up at the Barn Again, AGAIN!”

Free Movie Screening at Ashe Library

There will be a free screening of the popular documentary The End of Suburbia

Ashe County High School Hosts Annual ArtsFair

Ashe County High School will have its annual ArtsFair on Sunday afternoon, May 6th.

Storytelling Nights Ongoing At Todd General Store
The Todd General Store has kicked off another season of visiting storytellers who will be performing each week in downtown Todd from May through October.

Wayne Henderson Guitar Raffle
Held To Benefit Ola Bella Reed Festival

The Last Train From Elkland Available To Public
Local author Doug McGuinn’s new book, “The Last Train from Elkland,” has been published and is now available for purchase.

Tickets On Sale For “Tom Dooley: A Wilkes County Legend”

Christmas In July Planned For July 6-7

Young At Art Exhibit Features Talented Local Youth

The 14th annual “Young at Art” exhibit returns to the
Gallery of the Ashe Arts Center from April 18-May 19.

Jefferson Landing & Mountain Aire
Team Up For 2-Day Golf Tournament

High Country golfers are invited to tee it up for a one-of-a-kind, 36-hole golf tournament to be played on Saturday and Sunday, May 5 and 6.

Second Annual Trout Rodeo Set For May 5th

The second annual Trout Rodeo sponsored by the
Pond Mountain Volunteer Fire Department
will be held Saturday, May 5th

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