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Programs Offer Free and Reduced Costs on Prescription Drugs
There have been many times when people everywhere have had to choose between food, heat or medicine.


Mountain Hearts to Hold 'Biggest Loser' Competition
The Mountain Hearts Center for Prevention and Wellness and Ashe Memorial Hospital will be holding an open competition to find out who will be the biggest "losers" in Ashe County.


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A Little Church, A Big Internet
"Exciting things can happen when a people or a church is obedient to God's will," said Kelly St. Germain, member of Cornerstone Missionary Baptist Church and owner of a Christian web design company,



Auction Raises More Than $15,000 for American Heart Association
Dozens of people scurried about the cafeteria of Family Central as phones rang constantly in the background.



Planning Board talks Trailers
The Ashe County Planning Board met in regular session Thursday, March 5, with a modest but important agenda of items for consideration.




Take my money, please
I was looking around for a topic this week and, as usual, I was looking for something to complain about


Prescription Programs at Local Pharmacies
This is the second installment of a two-part series featuring prescription programs that offer low cost or free prescription medications to those in need.


News of the Weird
Books and Booze


'Watchmen' Provides Good Mix of Style and Substance
Anyone that has seen 300 realizes that director Zach Snyder has a keen eye for crafting glorious images, and his new film Watchmen provides evidence that he knows how to create spectacular images.


Stand-up Scholar Returns to Arts Center
Ever wonder about the history of wine, or who the first people to use it were? How did wine develop, or what is America's contribution to it?

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New Marriage and Family Therapist Opens Doors
A new marriage and family therapist has opened her doors and is working to make a difference in the world and in the families of Ashe County.


Residents Can Donate Valuable Time to Groups and Organizations
During tough economic times, it's not only individuals that suffer.


Winter Farmer's Market Draws Crowd
It was a beautiful day as customers rushed about the Ashe County Farmer's Market, looking at all the locally produced goods offered by more than a dozen vendors.


Chamber Welcomes New Owner of Village Florist
After owning and operating the Village Florist in Jefferson for the past 23 years, Benny and Frances Roten were ready to retire.




Wade Brown, former Boone mayor, dies at 101

Wade Brown, former Boone mayor and business leader, died Monday at the age of 101.
Brown was born in Blowing Rock



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Huskies Prepare for Baseball Season



Mustangs end Huskies' Historic Season in Greensboro
The atmosphere was electric at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro's
Fleming Gymnasium on Thursday, March 6


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