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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.





Leviton plans more layoffs
Leviton Manufacturing Company announced Tuesday evening it has informed employees that the facility located at 150 Northwest Drive in Jefferson will be downsized over the next several months.


Guest Commentary
Why realtors oppose the land transfer tax



Here's My Point
America's moderation deficit




Ashe DSS to hold USDA commodity distribution
The Ashe County Department of Social Services will be holding a USDA commodity distribution



Court House to the White House
Ashe County Democrats honor party icon, gear up for May



Sweeping up the streets
Williams says bust was aimed at local street drug dealers



Celebrate your Scottish heritage at White Hart Woods
Miller, Davis, McGuire, McNeill, Caddell, McFarland, Brown, Lyall.



Play examines rumors and the damage they do
Lillian Hellman's 1934 classic drama, The Children's Hour is the most recent
production of the Ashe County Little Theatre.



Audition for 'The Music Man' April 14
Audition dates have been set for Ashe County Little Theatre's summer musical, The Music Man. Co-directed by Grady Lonon and Michael Yelton



Arts Council plans Special Arts Festival and Spring Fest
The Ashe Arts Council is planning for its annual Spring festival.



Local Author tells the story of the Hassinger Lumber Company
Local author Doug McGuinn's book Green Gold: The Story of the Hassinger Lumber Company of Konnarock, Virginia, has been published and is ready for purchase.



Wilkes Playmakers plan class for beginners and advanced actors
Wilkes Playmakers will hold registration and a brief introductory meeting for its first adult Scene Study class this Monday


Ashe County museum opens for summer season
The Museum of Ashe County History has been busy over the winter with its renovation of the 1904 Courthouse in Jefferson and with projects at the Temporary Museum across the street.


Ashe Art Center

ACLT Children's Hour Opens April 3
Ashe County Little Theatre's cast and crew are hard at work on their spring production, The Children's Hour

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ACHS student nominated to Atlanta leadership forum for med hopefuls
Ashe County High School sophomore Erin Keenan has been nominated to attend The National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine in Atlanta this summer


Antiques sought for sisters who lost home to fire
A Grassy Creek woman wants to help two sisters, displaced by a January house fire, by soliciting donations of antique furniture and decor for their new home.


Skyline supports HCA with $1,000
SkyLine Membership Corporation donated $1,000 to Rainbow Center -
Children & Family Services (RCCFS).




HC Youth Ministries' Teen Explosion Registration Open

Teen Explosion 2008 will be held April 11 and 12 featuring a weekend packed with local teen talent and a new artist who is on tour across the nation, Michael Olson.


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Ashe County Park hosts trout derby
The site of this year's Derby will be Ashe County Park Lake, located in Ashe County Park.

Hatchery-supported trout waters to open
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will open approximately 1,120 miles
of "Hatchery-Supported Trout Waters" in 25 western North Carolina counties

State Park announces April events
Mount Jefferson State Natural Area will hold several programs during April.

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