Down town scavenger hunt continues next week
The competition is getting hotter each month during
the West Jefferson Business Association's down town scavenger
Members sought for Civil War re-enactment
The 26th North Carolina Troops, the largest single
Civil War re-enactment unit in the State of North Carolina
and quite possibly the nation, is now recruiting new members
across the Old North State.
Genealogy conference set for Saturday
Harry Truman once said "it is amazing what
can be accomplished when no one cares who gets the credit."
Gubernatorial candidate McCrory visits American Emergency
Charlotte Mayor Patrick McCrory, Republican candidate
in the race to be the next governor of North Carolina, payed
a visit on Thursday to American Emergency Vehicles (AEV)
Inflicted Images raising standards
The arts of tattoo and body piercing are not the
kind of thing the people at Inflicted Images take lightly.
Farmer's Market offers cancer fighting elements
We all know cancer is a rising epidemic, especially
in the United States.
Local takes mission trip to reservation
A local woman just returned from a mission trip
to the Navajo reservation in Gallup, New Mexico and said
that it was one of the most incredible experiences of her
Local state parks grateful for Youth Advocacy Interns
This summer, Mt. Jefferson State Natural Area
and New River State Park were honored to receive two of
the coveted Youth Advocacy Internship positions.
Fifth letter sent to McCain
Recently, SEIU sent a fifth "Dear John"
letter to Senator John McCain, the presumptive Republican
nominee for president.
Free Medical Clinic receives top accreditation
The North Carolina Association of Free Clinics
awarded the Ashe County Free Medical Clinic with Level One
Accreditation, their top honor.
Sometimes you just feel good about things
I would like to begin this addition of my column
by apologizing to those who read each week because they
like to hear me complain, but this week I just feel too
house at infamous Bowie Mansion benefits Clinic
The home at the end of West Second Street in West
Jefferson, locally known as the Bowie Mansion, opened its
gates to visitors on Saturday, Aug. 2 to benefit the Ashe
County Free Medical Clinic.
'Stuff the Bus' helps 200 local students as schools reopen
School supplies such as bookbags, calculators,
rulers and crayons were given out to over 200 students on
Saturday morning as the inaugural "Stuff the Bus"
event was held.