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West Jeff Farmer’s Market Offers More
Than Veggies and Fruits

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Lightening Strike Knocks Out Power To Thousands In Ashe
Lightning caused a power outage affecting more than 9,000 Ashe County members of Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation Monday afternoon, according to officials with the company.

Blood Donors Still Urgently Needed
Local Drives Set For Aug. 16, 23, 30

USDA Announces Emergency Designation
On Jun 15, Secretary Johanns declared a disaster in the entire State of Tennessee

River House Makes Splash in Our State Magazine
With an amazing restaurant, full bar, gorgeous
boarding and of course its immaculate location on the river,
the River House Country Inn and Restaurant

W. Jefferson Planning Board Wants Input On Town Growth
West Jefferson officials are inviting residents to join them in mapping
out the future of the town, according to a statement released by the planning board last week.

Goat And Sheep Conference Registration Underway
The North Carolina Goat & Sheep Roundup II is currently
scheduled for Aug. 17-18 at the Sanford Lions Club Fairgrounds in Sanford.

Four Face Narcotics Charges In Undercover Bust
A four-month joint undercover investigation by officers with Boone Police,
state agents and the Ashe County Sheriff’s Office has snared four Ashe County residents

Chef and Child Program – A Recipe For Success
The North Carolina Cooperative Extension service’s Chef and Child
event recently went off without a hitch and added a little
spice to the lives of several children in Ashe County.

Wilkes County Visitor Center Confirmed by Legislative Action
Senator Steve Goss reported recently that action taken by the North Carolina Senate on House Bill 1402 confirms the construction of the Wilkes Visitor Center on Highway 421.

Rainbow Center Now Offers Bridges Foster Care Program
Rainbow Center – Children & Family Services (RCCFS) is now licensed to provide Family and Therapeutic Foster Care to children in need of an alternative home.


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.

Todd General Store Annouces Storytelling And Author Schedule
The Todd General Store is continuing
another season of visiting storytellers who perform each week in downtown Todd.

Register Now For Honored Quilters Program
The Ashe County Piecemakers Quilt Guild will be holding its 5th Annual Quilt Fair

Blue Ridge Art Clan Hosts Chuck McLaughlin
Quoting from Isaiah 55:12 “...the mountains and hills
will burst into song before you, and all the trees of the field will clap their hands”


Wilkes Quilters Shoot For The Stars
On Fri. Sept. 7 from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. and on Sat. Sept. 8 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., the Wilkes County Quilters presents Wilkes Quilts 2007, Shoot for the Stars.

Card and Game Gala Friday
Dig out your cards and phone your bridge buddies

Ola Belle Reed Homecoming Festival Kicks Off August 17
Three Days Of Music And Fellowship Planned In Lansing

Alleghany’s Litter-Free Beauty On Parade
WRAL-TV’s Documentary Producer, Clay Johnson,
came from Raleigh to Alleghany County on June 22


Ashe County Band Blazed Early Country Music Trail
Northwestern North Carolina has always had a strong musical tradition.


Doc And Friends Will Be In Todd August 11
When Doc and Richard Watson play in Todd next month


The Has Beens Return To Mountain City, Tenn.
Heritage Hall Theatre welcomes The Has Beens for a
performance on Saturday, July 28 at 7 p.m.


Frasers Welcomes Paluzzi
Singer-songwriter Larry Paluzzi will be in West Jefferson


Matney’s 45th Annual Pie And Cake Auction This Saturday
Community Fundraiser Stirs Up The Memories


River House Welcomes Martha Bassett For Salon Series
Martha Bassett and her band will perform at the
River House for the Sunday Salon concert series on July 29 at 4 p.m.

Ashe Art Center

Library Art Exhibit
The Ashe County Public Library is exhibiting the artwork of Mary Foreman


Blue Ridge Mountain Fair Offers Original Art and Crafts
Friday afternoon and all day Saturday, July 27 and 28, the Blue
Ridge Mountain Fair brings one-of-a-kind art and crafts to Sparta.

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ReVolunteers Clean Creeper Trail In Lansing
On Saturday, volunteers took time out to participate in the clean up at the site of the trail to be paved later this month in Lansing.


Warrensville UMC Awards Scholarships
The Warrensville United Methodist Scholarship
Committee recently awarded $7,000 in new scholarships and $4,000 for renewals

Historic Landmark Open House
1001 Trogdon Street, North Wilkesboro, known to
many as The Castle House

Market Scenes
West Jeff Farmer’s Market Offers More Than
Veggies and Fruits
Local Audubon Society Meets Birds of Genesis at Grandfather
The Birds of Genesis were brought to High Country Audubon live last week on Grandfather Mountain.

As the UPM team approached the field on a hot and humid July 19 evening at Ashe County Park, they all seemed to have a high level of confidence before the game.


Brickstone Downs Dr. Pepper In Homer-Filled Game
Brickstone Pizza took an action-packed, excitement-filled 20-18 victory over Dr. Pepper

Rolland’s Auto Speeds Past Liddle’s Plumbing in 27-9 Victory
Rolland’s Auto beat Liddle’s Plumbing 27-9 in a contest last week between two teams headed down two very different roads.

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