defends brothers charged in Ashe County animal neglect
case - Friends and family of two brothers charged
last month with neglecting a herd of cattle, told Ashe
County Com-missioners Monday night the two were being
persecuted for being poor.
Business After Hours event - The High Country
Business Network is partnering with the Ashe County Chamber
of Commerce Business After Hours to hold a business networking
event from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on June 19 at the AF Insurance
Services, Inc. in downtown West Jefferson.
candidate speaks to Demos - The Ashe County Democratic
Party held its regularly scheduled meeting on May 27 in
the conference room at Smokey Mountain Barbecue with a
large and enthusiastic crowd in attendance.
for gems for free at Laurel Springs gem attraction
- Gem Valley NC Gem Shop and Flumes will hold a ribbon
cutting this Friday, June 6, at noon with free admis-sion
HEARING DELAYED - A preliminary hearing in the
capital murder case of Fredrick Phillip Hammer has been
delayed until August 4 according to a Grayson County,
Va., circuit court clerk.
old favorite has found a new home - Isabel's Restaurant
has moved to a new location at 1992 N.C 16N, just 3.3
miles from the intersection of U.S. 221/N.C. 88 and N.C.
16N. The move, which took place just six months shy of
their 10-year anniversary, gives employees and patrons
a larger dining area at a convenient location while maintaining
a well-known menu of Latin American cuisine and classic
events offer tips on managing your land - Landowners
interested in learning more about managing their land
in Western North Carolina are invited to par-ticipate
in a unique educational event scheduled for this summer.
Center opens High Country Academy - After 15 months
of renovating the former Fleetwood School, obtaining licensures,
and training staff the High Country Academy (HCA), a Day
Treatment program, opens in Fleetwood on Thursday, May
22 with a Ribbon Cutting and Open House.
for water intake plant bring Todd residents to county
commissioners' meeting - Members of the Todd community,
took advantage of the public speaking portion of the Ashe
County Commis-sioner's meeting Monday night to voice concerns
about a proposed water pumping station on the Ashe-Watauga