Yard Sale And Breakfast To Raise Funds For Youth Events
High Country Youth Ministries is planning a fundraising
breakfast and a huge yard sale this Saturday, Aug. 25
Start Offers Kindergarten Transition Calendars To Parents
As parents of school age children scramble to collect school
supplies, adjust schedules, and dust off those backpacks,
a new transition year is beginning for North Carolina four-year-olds.
Blood To Help With Shortage
Upcoming blood drives are planned in the county to help
ease a shortage in the local blood supply.
Will Examine Elder Issues
The 2007 North Carolina Conference on Aging is scheduled
for September 10-12 at the M.C. Benton, Jr. Convention &
Civic Center in Winston-Salem.
Society Completes Busy Fund-Raising Season
Ashe Humane Society Director Sharon Sweeney reported an
active spring and summer, with several fund-raisers, including
a rummage sale, wine tasting, barbecue and open house
all of which were successful, she noted.
Fair To Feature Quilt Appraiser
Local quilters will have a chance to have their handiworks
examined by a professional quilt appraiser at the 5th Annual
Quilt Fair, organizers said.
Crystal Eagle Donated To AMG Foundation Gala
An Ashe Memorial Hospital Foundation Gala is scheduled to
take place on Sept. 15 at Jefferson Landing.
Masons Host Kids Camp
If youve heard of the Shriners, you may or may not
know that the Shriners are a branch of the fraternal organization
known as the Masons.
County Garden Club Visits Unique Garden
It was a cool summer evening last Monday, Aug. 13 when a
group from the garden club of Ashe County joined together
for their monthly social at the unique home and gardens
of Marjorie Matney.
Cub Scouts Survive Camp
The theme was Camp Survivoras Cub Scout Pack
214 held its third annual Merit Badge camp on July 20 at
New River State Park.
VFD Gets Firefighting Grant
The Warrensville Volunteer Fire & Rescue Dept. received
nearly $6,200 from the state of North Carolina, according
to Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshall Him Long.
Needed For Job Fair
The Ashe County JobLink Career Center, Ashe County Chamber
of Commerce, Wilkes Community College, Ashe County Government,
and WKSK radio will host a Job Fair Tuesday, Sept. 25
Ridge Employee Earns Certification
Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation employee Jewel
Thomas, computer aided design (CAD) operator, recently distinguished
herself by completing all requirements to become a Certified
Geographic Information System Professional.