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bulletNew Fibromyalgia Support Group

A new support group for persons diagnosed with Fibromyalgia is forming in Ashe County.





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Driving histories ordered online
Driving histories for job applications, court appearances or
annual federal compliance for commercial drivers, may now be ordered
online from the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles' Web site

 

Museum of Ashe County History making progress
The Museum of Ashe County history is well on its way to being Ashe County's first museum and finishing the restoration of the 1904 courthouse which will house the facility.

 

Inclement weather delays Planning Board action
Light snow flurries and heavy winds last Thursday had the unexpected
result of delaying any action on pending issues facing the County Planning Board.

 

Sparta License Plate Agency closing
Due to the retirement of the contract agent, the Sparta license plate agency will permanently close at the end of business Friday, Nov. 16

 

Blue Ridge Electric awards $5,500 in grants to local educators
Blue Ridge Electric has a long-standing record of supporting education in High Country schools through

various scholarships, grants and learning opportunities.

MDA looking for camp volunteers
The Muscular Dystrophy Association is searching for summer camp
volunteers looking for a rewarding and memorable experience

 

Road Construction Suspended
The N.C. Department of Transportation will suspend road construction activities that could affect travel over the Thanksgiving holiday to help ease traffic delays and make driving conditions safer.

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A Carlton Thanksgiving
Winter Exhibition and Open House at Carlton Gallery Nov. 23

Bingo in Todd
For those looking for something to do this winter,
look no further than the Todd Mercantile in downtown Todd

 

Appalachian Guitar Ensemble performs Nov. 27
A variety of classical and contemporary compositions for guitar will be performed Nov. 27 by the Appalachian Guitar Ensemble

Robert Morgan will speak
Author Robert Morgan will speak about his latest book, Boone:
A Biography, on Wednesday, Nov. 28, at the Ashe County Public Library.

Festival on the Mountain
Beech Mountain hosts gathering for humans and animals alike
Genesis Wildlife Sanctuary and the Beech Mountain Recreation Center
are hosting the Winter Festival on Beech Mountain this weekend

 

ACT Readers Theatre To Perform "Anne of Green Gables" November 26 and 29
Alleghany Community Theatre's next ACT Readers Theatre will be "Anne of Green Gables" scheduled for Monday, Nov. 26, at the Historic 1908 Courthouse in Independence, VA

Poetry reading Nov. 29 features Sydney Lea
Poet Sydney Lea writes about the land and people of
New England where he lives and works.

 

Ashe Art Center

Ashe Arts has women with ‘Wings’
The works of six female artists will grace the Gallery of the
Ashe Arts Center through Nov. 16


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Ashe County welcomes Heaven's Gate
Heaven's Gate, Ashe County's Newest Bed & Breakfast and one of the newest members of the Ashe County Chamber of Commerce, officially opened its doors last week

 

Lowe's Makes Donation
Christmas has come early this year for the Ashe County Humane Society,
thanks to a generous donation of pet housing and other pet equipment
from Lowe's Home Improvement.

Amnesty Week
The Ashe County Public Library will hold its
annual Amnesty Week during the week of Dec. 3-8.

Ashe County Board of Education names Bach
Special Education Teacher of Excellence

The Ashe County Board of Education, at its last regular meeting
recognized Joan Bach as the county's Special Education Teacher of Excellence


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Wagoner Gains National 4-H HOF Honor
Fred Wagoner of Laurel Springs was one of 20 laureates honored for his service to 4-H during a ceremony at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center on Oct. 5.

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Bluegrass Music Draws on Local Expertise

Students in Dave Haney's class on bluegrass traditions are learning about the genre from the experts.
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ASU faces James Madison Saturday at Kidd Brewer Stadium
First round game matches winners of last three FCS championships

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