Health Forum sets strategies
More than 70 health care and other professionals from across Ashe
County gathered together Feb. 20 for the annual Health and Quality
of Life Community Forum.
interpretation will allow big
rigs on some country roads
After a flurry of local interest, the North Carolina Attorney
General's Office delivered a revised interpretation of
laws last week that limit the use of 53-foot tractor trailers.
look at county recreation needs and
revisit wind-energy ordinance
Continuing to work through a heavy load of issues, County
met again in an extended work session March 3.
Officials Make Case for Land Transfer Tax
The history of the Land Transfer Tax issue in North Carolina
is a collection of resolutions, referendums and intense
debates that date back to 1985
NC Farmers Will Receive Hay Assistance
Senator Focuses on State's Drought Response
county farmer's market
ashe county farmers market to hold 2008 Expo
Landing real estates sales for '07
Real estates sales at Jefferson Landing on the New River
totaled $12 million in 2007, announced sales manager Jimmy
man arrested in traffic stop
A routine traffic stop led to the arrest of Tennessee
fugitive, who had been living in Todd.
on sale for Hellman's classic drama
Tickets are now on sale for Ashe County Little Theatre's
spring production of The Children's Hour.
Music Legend returns to High Country
Concert to celebrate Scottish Heritage Month
Ashe County Pageant deadline fast approaching
The 2008 Tiny Miss, Little Miss, Junior Miss and Miss
Ashe County Pageant is coming up fast and applications
are being accepted only through March 22.
published writers will read their works at Bohemia Gallery
on Saturday, March 22.
The event is free and runs from 2-4 p.m. at the gallery
and cafe located at 106 North Jefferson Ave.
all 'Cats': auditions in Galax
Vocal auditions will be held for the musical Cats, Sunday,
March 16 from 2-5:30pm
and Monday, March 17 from 5:30-7:30pm at the Rex Theater
in Downtown Galax.
County Parks & Recreation Easter Egg Hunt
Ashe County Parks and Recreation is gearing up for a fun-filled
day in the park with the Easter Bunny!
Arts Center to Host Reading by Poet Max Preston
Poet and former Ashe County resident Max Preston will
reading selected passages from his first published collection
Bees head busy March at WHW
Advanced reservations are required for the King Bees
concert Friday, March 14, at White Hart Woods.
works in offices and galleries
Hanes Companies Inc. recently purchased a large painting
by local artist Tonya Bottomley, whose works are currently
available at West Jefferson's Ashe Custom Framing &
Ridge Art Clan brings High Country Artist together
Art and artists are as much a part of what draws people
to the High Country as
Christmas tree farms and Bluegrass Music.
earns ASU Psi Chi induction
Brooke Johnson, a senior at Appalachian State University,
was recently inducted into the National Honor Society
in Psychology, Psi Chi.
Their Easter Bonnets
The kids of the Tuesday morning story time group had an
time at the Ashe County Library last week.
to the new chief
Grogan lands W.J. police chief job as search leads home
is Optimists' top Lt. Governor for 2006-2007
The West Jefferson-Central Ashe Optimist Club met on March
6 at Smoky Mountain Barbecue.
schoolers serenade seniors at Seagraves
Home-schooled young people from Ashe County gave the
residents of Seagraves Nursing Home a treat recently.
Pat's Day: not just for the Irish!
St. Patrick's Day Trivia
Foundation for Learning
Awards $1500 to Two Rivers Community School
The non-profit Appalachian Foundation for Learning awarded
a $1,500 grant
in late February to Two Rivers Community School
Ashe High students
can access online college courses
Northwestern North Carolina public high school students
can earn college credits at no cost through a special
initiative called Learn & Earn Online, said State
Senator Steve Goss (D-NC 45.
MVC contender bows out
The last Mountain Valley Conference team still standing
in the NCHSAA boys' basketball playoffs bowed out last
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