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bullet Eat Smart, Move More, Win $500 Cash
The 4-H After School program is offering Ashe County families a chance to learn about eating smart and to win $500 with a program beginning April 10 and running through May 22.





Wilkes Flood Insurance Rate Maps available for public review
On Thursday, May 8, the residents and business community of Wilkes County will have the opportunity to review and ask questions about preliminary copies of newly updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) for the county.


GOP picks three for November
Good weather and not too many tourists gave Ashe County
voters a perfect day to get out and cast ballots.


Health officials want to keep fests safe
Warm weather in the High Country brings about wonderful festivals, fairs, and street
fests with many opportunities to celebrate.


Commission addresses grants for home delivered meals
County Commissioners met in regular session Monday with a small but necessary slate of agenda items. The commissioners had met earlier in the day to tour.


After Weeks of sparring between supporters and detractors Ashe County voters rejected the Land Transfer Tax with a firm no, but for the commissioners who fought hard for the tax it could have been worse.


Watauga, Tweetsie talk partnership
Watauga County and Tweetsie Railroad are exploring a proposal that would keep the Wild West theme park at its current location "for the next 50 years and beyond."


Crafters provide New Beginnings for kids in need
Everyday is a New Beginning for a child when someone lends a loving hand.



'Tom Dooley hangs down his head' for an 8th season
Tickets are now on sale for Wilkes Playmakers' 8th Season of "Tom Dooley


Ashe Art Center

Local artists bring the music to River Day Festival
New River State Park promises a superb backdrop for the American Heritage River Day Festival Saturday, June 7 at the U.S. 221 access of the state park.

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So, who's supposed to pick up the trash?




It was an open house for open hearts
Camp New Hope was filled with exactly that on Saturday: hope for the future of the camp, hope for the families who visit it, and hope for the community that hosts them both.



Honest I believe, really I do
Alright, I have had enough, I am beaten down, I will submit. Yes, at long
last I am ready to jump on the Global Warming bandwagon




Local named state's Special Olympics coach of the year
A local man has been named the state's top Special Olympics coach according to organization officials.



Locals meet Former President Clinton


Old Ashe hospital is Undergoing a Luxurious Rebirth

A $250,000 grant will help breathe new life into old site


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Spring planting days are here
Birds are singing, flowers are beginning to bloom, leaves are
peeking out on the tree branches, and those folks with allergies are sneezing uncontrollably.

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