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bullet Health Forum sets strategies for Ashe
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.







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AG's 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.

 

 

Commissioners look at county recreation needs and
revisit wind-energy ordinance

Continuing to work through a heavy load of issues, County Commissioners
met again in an extended work session March 3.

 

 

County 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

 

 

Goss: Northwestern NC Farmers Will Receive Hay Assistance
Senator Focuses on State's Drought Response

 

Ashe county farmer's market
ashe county farmers market to hold 2008 Expo

 

Jefferson 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 Miller.

 

Tennessee man arrested in traffic stop
A routine traffic stop led to the arrest of Tennessee fugitive, who had been living in Todd.

 

 

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Tickets 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.

 

 

Scottish Music Legend returns to High Country
Concert to celebrate Scottish Heritage Month

 

 

Miss 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.

 

Two 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.

 

Calling 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.

 

Ashe 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!

 

 

Ashe Arts Center to Host Reading by Poet Max Preston
Poet and former Ashe County resident Max Preston will be
reading selected passages from his first published collection of poetry

 

 

King Bees head busy March at WHW
Advanced reservations are required for the King Bees
concert Friday, March 14, at White Hart Woods.

 

 

Ashe Art Center

Artist's 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 & Gallery.

 

Blue 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.

 

Young at Art

 


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Johnson 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.

 

 

In Their Easter Bonnets
The kids of the Tuesday morning story time group had an egg-cellent
time at the Ashe County Library last week.

 

Hail to the new chief
Grogan lands W.J. police chief job as search leads home

 

Campbell is Optimists' top Lt. Governor for 2006-2007
The West Jefferson-Central Ashe Optimist Club met on March 6 at Smoky Mountain Barbecue.

 

 

Home schoolers serenade seniors at Seagraves
Home-schooled young people from Ashe County gave the
residents of Seagraves Nursing Home a treat recently.

 

St Pat's Day: not just for the Irish!
St. Patrick's Day Trivia

 

 

 

Appalachian 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


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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.

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Last MVC contender bows out
The last Mountain Valley Conference team still standing in the NCHSAA boys' basketball playoffs bowed out last week


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