to kick the habit?
Great American Smokeout is back
Jeff voters elect new faces
First-timer Dale Hudler defeated longtime incumbent Dale
Baldwin to become West Jeffersons new mayor according
to an unofficial tally released by the Ashe County Board
of Elections Tuesday night.
names month to honor American Indians
Gov. Mike Easley has proclaimed November as American
Indian Heritage Month in North Carolina
License Plate Agency to close
The retirement of a contract agent has prompted the N.C.
Department of Transportation to announce the permanent
closing of the Sparta license plate agency
mail deadlines near
The surge in military personnel sent to Iraq is contributing
nearly 200 percent overall increase in overseas mail delivery
State environment and public health officials are asking
parents to immediately remove from their homes toys called
Fire phones change
The Ashe County Sheriffs Office has new telephone
for its local Crimestoppers program and non-emergency telephone
fire damages home on Bill Church Road
Firefighters say that a blaze last week in the home of Bill
and Mildred Church at 164 Bill Church Road was, by most
indications, the result of a chimney fire.
honored this month
President Bush has declared November 2007 as National Hospice
Month. Its the 29th consecutive year November has
been designated to honor hospices around the country.
The N.C. Department of Transportation has scheduled a public
hearing for Nov. 29
MRSA the Superbug
awareness is top Nov. priority
Nearly 21 million children and adults in the United States
living with diabetes, and another 54 million people are