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Anne’s Place Opens In Lansing
Gourmet Coffee And Art Gallery Featured At New Shop



Museum Director Resigns
The executive director of the Museum of Ashe County History has resigned

High Country Business Network Meets At Grandfather Mountain
The High Country Business Network will hold a business networking event
from 5:15 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on July 24th, 2007, at Grandfather Mountain.

“Soup Loop” Brings Patrons To Soup
For You For Free Meal And Fellowship

Soup For You, a local feeding program of Ashe
Outreach Ministries, provides not only soup


Phoenix Owners May Get Burned By Alleged Fire Violations
Some Ashe County land owners say they’re afraid a developer left them high and dry

Ashe County Groups Awarded Grants From BREMCO Foundation
Two non-profit organizations in Ashe County are among the first to be awarded grants from the new Blue Ridge Electric Members Foundation.


Public Hearing Allows Airing Of New Wind Farm Proposals
The Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing Monday, July 16, to air
out a list of proposed changes to the way Ashe County regulates windmills.



Musicfest Schedule

Passing the Praise to Others
Doc Watson Reflects on Career on the Eve of MusicFest ‘n Sugar Grove


An Acoustic Music Reunion

Doc Watson Returns for 10th Annual MusicFest ‘N Sugar Grove

Loving a Good Argument
H.C. Writers Host Bill Brooks at Library


Livestock And Horse Showmanship Clinic Held Saturday
Kids of all ages participated in the Livestock and Horse Showmanship Clinic Saturday, July 7


Ola Belle Reed Festival Needs World Record Pickers
The Ola Belle Reed Festival Committee is looking for pickers, fiddlers
and just about any kind of acoustic musician


Celtic Appalachian Music Returns To River House
Hammered dulcimer and guitar duo Ruth and Steve Smith will return to River House


McLaughlin Pleases Art Clan Gathering;
July 23 Will Feature Tumbelston


Elkland Art Center Host Second Annual Liberty Parade
Jazz filled the air on July 4th as people of all ages donned with bright, homemade costumes marched through the streets


ACT Readers Theatre Stages “Inherit the Wind”
What if the famous courtroom drama, “Inherit the Wind”
was staged in a real courtroom and as many roles as possible


Grandfather Highland Games and Gathering of Scottish Clans July 12-15
The 52nd annual Grandfather Mountain Highland Games and Gathering of Scottish Clans brings the color of 160 tartan plaids and the clamor of half a dozen bagpipe bands to the North Carolina Highlands Thursday through Sunday, July 12-15.


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.

July Gallery Crawl Coming Friday, July 13th
On Friday, July 13 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., the “ arts district” of downtown West Jefferson will come alive with folks strolling the streets. Gallery Crawl is back.

Wilkes Playmakers Holds Auditions For Dairy Queen Days By Robert Inman
Wilkes Playmakers will hold auditions Monday July 9th, Tuesday
July 10th and Monday, July 16th at 7 p.m.

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

Blue Ridge Art Clan Showcasing Artwork at the Ashe Arts Center

Ashe Art Center

Chamber Music Returns To Ashe Arts Center
The Ashe County Arts Council is pleased to welcome back the Blue Ridge Chamber
Players to the Gallery of the Ashe Arts Center.

Local Artist’s Work Honored
West Jefferson artist Raney Rogers’ painting Retrieval has been
selected for the 2008 North Carolina Wildlife Calendar.


Mid-Summer Exhibition Preview And Raffle At Carlton Gallery
The Preview of Carlton Gallery’s 25th Mid-Summer Exhibition is ongoing, and new work by the gallery artists is coming in daily as the Spring Exhibition comes to a close on July 15th.


ArtWalk Presents Dynamic Duo Of Jewelry Design
It can be quite a challenge to find unique jewelry at realistic prices, but you need look no further than ArtWalk for unique, one-of-a-kind, quality-crafted jewelry.


William Dunlap & Tim Turner At The Art Cellar
The Art Cellar Gallery in Banner Elk just
had an exciting opening reception for William Dunlap


Arts Council Presents Dulcimer Concert
The Ashe County Arts Council presents a concert on Sunday afternoon, July 15 at 4 p.m. featuring nationally acclaimed performer and teacher of the mountain dulcimer, Neal Hellman.


Come Crawl With The Arts Council In Downtown West Jefferson
The second Gallery Crawl is just around the corner on Friday, July 13 from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.


Local Artist To Showcase Artwork At Wilkes Art Gallery
The Wilkes Art Gallery will feature a solo exhibition titled
“Figures and Faces-In the Abstract” by local Ashe County artist Mary-Ann Prack.

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Pageant Draws Beauties, Patriots to Civic Center
The Elite Miss American Pride Pageant was held at the Ashe Civic Center in West Jefferson on June 30 with a theme of “Proud to be An American”.



Mission Team From Trinity Baptist Church Heads For Mexico
A mission team from Trinity Baptist Church in Deep Gap will be in Acuna, Mexico Wednesday evening where they will be spending a week working on a variety of projects for the third year in a row.


Christmas In July Deemed A Success
Ashe County’s own Christmas in July festival has been deemed a success by members of the festival committee.

Ashe County Public Library Hosts Blue Ridge Wildlife Institue
The Ashe County Public Library hosted presentations from Blue Ridge Wildlife Institute
Teen Earns Eagle Scout Certification
A local teen, Johnathon Burrell, has finished the final project that helped him earn the honor of becoming an Eagle Scout

West Jeff’s ‘Slammin’’ Sam Takes Jr. Trophy At Wilkesboro Raceway
West Jefferson’s “Slammin’” Sam Shepard was among the winners at Saturday night’s races at Wilkesboro Raceway Park, taking home the prize for tops in the Jr. Dragster division.

Big Catch
An young fisherman, Dillon Goodman,
caught this 21 inch long rainbow trout



Ashe All-Stars Rise and Fall As Tourney Continues
Some of Ashe County’s Little League All-Stars are carrying forward with the District 7 tournament

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