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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.




Carter claims win; Hamby won’t quit
One week after the North Carolina primary and there’s still no clear winner in the Democrat race for the 5th Congressional District.

A growing asset
Upper Mountain Research Station


Area restaurants held to higher standards
July 1 the Food and Lodging Protection Branch of the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources will begin using a new food service grade sheet that is very different from the old one.


Ag experts address wool contamination before wool pool
A Wool Pool is coming up Thursday, July 3 in Sparta, and in light of that, the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service, Ashe County Center, is addressing some problems that limit the ability to market wool in North Carolina and Virginia.


Ashe man brings a little bit of local history to Readers Theatre
Martin Gambill had always been interested in the tales he’d heard, stories passed down over the generations on his family farm on the banks of the New River.


Special concert will benefit Camerata
Polly Cornelius and Victoria Fischer Faw to Perform at Brush Creek Hall May 25


Ashe Art Center

Family enjoys an Artistic Reunion at the Ashe Arts Center
The Ashe Arts Center is hosting the exhibit A Family of Artists through May 24th

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Digging up local officials makes scavenger hunt fun
Where in downtown West Jefferson do your government officials hide?



Raffle raises $1,785 for fire victims
A raffle to raise funds for two Wilkes County sisters who lost their home and possessions in a January fire has raised $1,785



Don’t even bother reading this column
Not that you care but I thought I’d point it out



Revising old rhymes to keep it fresh
Three men in a tub,


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