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Karma Krew brings Yogathon to Boone Jan. 25
Neighborhood Yoga in Boone is hosting a Yogathon on Sunday, Jan. 25.


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Board of Commissioners Brief
The Ashe County Board of Commissioners met in regular session Feb. 2 with an extremely light agenda.


Chamber Seeks Volunteers to Fight Litter
People live in and visit Ashe County for the beauty of it all, be it the mountains,
friendly towns or the New River.



Well, that certainly didn't take very long at all - revisited
As the economy continues to struggle on a national and international scale, more and more small communities find themselves facing concerns over growth and industry as well as overall employment needs.



Hammer Defense Files Motion to Declare Death Sentence Unconstitutional
The Capital Defense Team representing Frederick P. Hammer filed three motions during a short pre-trial meeting held on Wednesday, Jan. 28, at the Grayson County Courthouse in Independence, Va.


"Well, there you go again."
I have always loved that quote by President Reagan.




The Inauguration of Barack Obama: A Personal Lesson for Me
For me, Washington, D. C. is always a place of awe and magic and possibility.



Well, that certainly didn't take very long at all - revisited
Retiring after nearly 26 years in the U.S. Air Force, my wife and I relocated to Ashe
County in September of 2007.


News of the Weird
Super surprise


Ashe County Arts Council Presenting Orchestra and Latin Trio
The sounds of classical and Latin American music will make their way to Ashe County this week with two shows sponsored by the Ashe County Arts Council.



Ashe County Band includes Symphonic and Steel Drum Bands
Ashe County High School's Band includes not only the marching band, but also the Symphonic Band and a Steel Drum Band as well.


Schwenn Reflects on Life with Dogs in New Book
Several months after retiring and moving to Warrensville, William Schwenn couldn't stop thinking of the life he had known at his previous residence.



Ashe Art Center

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Ashe Farmer's Market Holds Winter Market Saturday
It's time to stock up on delicious, locally produced meats, cheese, eggs and other items when a small group of Ashe County Farmers' Market vendors


Birchers see America as Being at Significant Crossroads
Sitting silent for the most part since the November elections, the Ashe County Republican Party Headquarters was again full of lively discussion


Community Briefs
Have a Heart and Give Blood


Ashe County Board of Education Honors Award Recipients
The Ashe County Board of Education took some time before their meeting on Monday, Feb. 2, to honor several teachers and a principal.


Stephens Couple Brings Cajun Flavors to Blue Ridge Bakery

Jeffrey Stephens and his wife, Myra, had two goals when they moved to Jefferson from Lafayette, La.: to live in the mountains and open their own restaurant.

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Huskies Earn Road Wins Over Blackhawks, Greyhounds
Huskies tear past Blackhawks, 83-50



Ashe Girls Take MV Conference Lead; Win Streak at 15
Girls fly past Blackhawks

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