Steps for Ashe County Pregnancy Center
There was excitement in the air as walkers gathered in the
parking lot of the Ashe Pregnancy Care Center for the 12th
annual Walk For Life.
Domestic Violence Month opens window for discussion
chance for night markets goodies
The Ashe County Farmers Market will open for its last Nite
Time on the Backstreet of the season on Friday. The
Oct. 12 gathering goes from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Road work aimed at cutting collisions
Fire death accidental
Firefighters with the Jefferson Volunteer Fire Department
found the body of a 55-year-old Ashe County man in the burned
out ruin of a Low Gap Road home Sept. 30
Country Store Welcomes Musicians
The Phipps Country Store is open and ready to Jam;
not with preserves but homegrown musicians.
County Free Medical Clinic in need of nurses
According to the National Coalition on Health Care, nearly
47 million Americans, or 16 percent of the population is
living without any type of healthcare.
New River group will pour grant money into healthy river
Local Girls Win Crowns In Hickory
Madison Faith Osborne and Alexis Paige Howell competed and
succeeded in the 2007/2008 Princess of Hickory Pageant in
Hickory in late September.
Farmland is topic of workshops
The N.C. Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation
Trust Fund will offer an educational workshop on farmland
preservation next month.
County 4-H will Celebrate natl 4-H week
Oct. 7 to 13 is National 4-H Week. The annual event is held
to celebrate, promote and share with communities, the 4-H
program and the benefits it provides for young people.
Prof gets first fellowship
The inaugural Wayne D. Duncan Appalachian State University
Faculty Enrichment and Teaching Fellowship has been awarded
to Dr. Rick Klima in the Department of Mathematical Sciences.
to gather at ASU summit
Anyone interested in owning their own business can learn
from the experts at the 6th Annual Carole Moore McLeod Entrepreneur
Summit on Oct.19 at Appalachian State University.
looks at local foods
Interest in local foods has reached an all-time high, yet
the farmers who can provide that food must overcome barriers
such as costly land, complex regulations
class of 1957 celebrates 50th reunion
Fifty years had come and gone, and from Aug. 31 through
Sept. 2, the Beaver Creek High School Class of 1957 celebrated
its 50th reunion with a class reunion weekend.