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Dougnet Computer Consulting

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Fireworks Celebration Scheduled Wednesday Night


New River State Park To Dedicate
US 221 Access Development

Officials with the N.C. Division of Parks and
Recreation will formally dedicate a visitor center.

Jefferson Rotary Club Recognizes
Dedicated Service Provider

A well known local woman, Nancy Kautz, was
honored by the Jefferson Rotary Club


Elkland Art Center’s 2nd Liberty
Parade And Circus To Be Held July 4

Elkland Art Center’s 2nd Liberty Parade and
Circus is set to take place on July 4 at 11 a.m. in Todd


Blowing Rock Windmill Vote Blows In A Debate
After a year of debate and research, the Blowing Rock Board of
Commissioners voted last week to enact a ban on windmills
and wind turbines in the resort town.


Most Bear Visits Motivated By Food And Lack Of Habitat
Examine any urban black bear sighting in North Carolina,
and you’re likely to find two common denominators:
easily available food and a loss of the animals’ natural habitat.


Fine Jewelry Gallery Opens In Jefferson Ashe County
Native Earl Sheets has found a unique way to enjoy his
recent retirement through a gem of a business – diamonds.


Girl Scouts Celebrate 95th Anniversary At National Sing-Along
In celebration of Girls Scouts of the USA 95th anniversary, more than 150,000 Girl Scouts, alumni, volunteers and family members celebrated
the tradition of Girl Scouting at the Sing-Along


Local Mission Team To Travel To Moldova For Mission Trip
Fifteen people in Western North Carolina are packing their bags
for a mission trip to a quaint village in the small European nation of Moldova.

Two Killed In Separate Fatalities June 21

High Country Hospice Honors Memory of Volunteer Bud Honeycutt
High Country Health Care System/Hospice will dedicate its Ashe County office building

NC Notaries Public Shifting From Ink To Internet
The next time you need a document notarized, don’t be shocked if
the notary public skips the seal and ink pad and instead turns to his or her computer.

Blue Ridge Parkway Agricultural Lands Available For Lease


1st Virginia Cavalry To Appear At Christmas In July
The 1st Virginia Cavalry along with several other units are scheduled to camp out in West Jefferson Park during the Christmas in July weekend


Christmas In July Festival To Provide Many
New Opportunities For Attendees

New changes with the Christmas in July festival should provide something for everyone this year as Ashe County’s own original festival is continuing the newtrend of focusing on mountain heritage.

US Army Band To Perform At Ashe Civic Center
The Ashe County Arts Council welcomes the North Carolina
National Guard’s 440th Army Band to the Ashe Civic Center


Festival Again To Feature Roving
Performers And Children’s Area

Ashe County’s Christmas in July festival will see
several roving performers and children’s area this year


Slapstick Moments from Genesis
Evan Almighty Lacks Subtlety of 40 Year-Old Virgin



Wayne And Helen To Play In Todd Saturday Afternoon
This-coming Saturday at Todd’s Cook Memorial park, Wayne Henderson
and Helen White will take the stage.

Tickets For Doc Watson’s Todd Concert On Sale Now
Tickets for Doc and Richard’s August 11 concert at
Cook Memorial Park in Todd have just gone on sale.


Doc Watson Added to Concert Lineup
Grammy Award Winner to Play in Sugar Grove July 14th

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!”

Texas Style Brisket BBQ To Benefit Ashe County Humane Society
American Legacy Real Estate will be holding a Texas
Style brisket BBQ fundraiser on Saturday at their office from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.


MusicFest ‘N Sugar Grove Features Tarheel Talent
Jim Lauderdale, Steep Canyon Rangers Headline Festival July 13 & 14


Free Movie Screening at Ashe Library
There will be a free screening of the popular documentary The End of Suburbia


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.

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

Christmas In July Planned For July 6-7

Blue Ridge Art Clan Showcasing Artwork at the Ashe Arts Center


Ashe Art Center

Farmers Market To Present Fiber Arts Day
The Ashe County Farmers Market will be presenting Fiber Arts Day

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Todd Outfitter Combines River Cleanup With Free Kayaks
New River Adventures, the outfitter in Elkland Depot in Todd, is offering
free kayak, canoe, and bicycle rentals on Sunday afternoon.


State Park Rangers Help Young Readers ‘Get a Clue’
This has been the summer to Get A Clue. At least it has if you are
signed up for Ashe County Public Library’s summer reading program.

Ribbon Cutting Held At Mountain Select Properties
Owner/Broker Walt Petersen was joined at the opening of Mountain Select Properties of Ashe

Skyland Books Hosts Long Time
Coming Author

The Skyland Book Store is pleased to feature a book signing by one of Ashe County’s native daughters, JoAnne Vannoy Goetz

Rainbow Center Golf Classic Raises $30,000 To
Benefit Children And Families Rainbow Center –

Children & Family Services held their 2nd annual Joe Miller and
Rainbow Center Golf Classic on June 9 at the Boone Golf Club.

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