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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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BREAKING NEWS:  Fugitive Arrested After Thursday Foot Chase in West Jefferson
After authorities located the red Ford Probe associated with fugitive Tony Edward Minton, a 25-year-old from North Wilkesboro, they waited for him.


Ashe County Commissioners' Honor Volunteers for the Gift of Time
Community leaders and volunteers of every stripe gathered together in the Ashe County High School auditorium to be honored



Three Teens Arrested for Larceny of Motor Vehicles
The late-night theft of two vehicles from G & S Auto Sales in West Jefferson led to the arrest of three local teenagers on Tuesday, April 21.



More Fun Events that Won't Break the Bank or Your Budget
There are so many free and fun things in the area that I decided to do another column about low cost things to do.



Here's My Point: Just Let it Go
There is a situation that has been discussed locally for more than a year now, and after listening to everything that has been said I am left with only one opinion on the matter



News of the Weird
Grab that bird!



Movie Leaves You With Nothing to Get 'Obsessed' About
If Fatal Attraction was a well-oiled machine that sold incredibly well, Obsessed is the product you would expect to see on the market a year later.


School Choirs Unite for Ashe County Choral Festival
Whether parents want to see their five-year-olds or 15-year-olds sing and dance, they will get the opportunity when the choruses from all five Ashe County Schools



Paul and Florence Thomas Art School Opens for Full 2009 Schedule
After a year of planning and a small course offering in the fall of 2008, the Paul and Florence Thomas Memorial Art School in Glendale Springs



May Meatball Madness to Invade Ashe Civic Center
Meatballs will be the theme of the evening on Saturday, May 2, when songwriter/comedienne Christine Lavin brings her show One Meat Ball to the Ashe Civic Center

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Ashe Earth Day Draws a Crowd
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: it's the environmental movement's mantra.



Hubbard Brings Passion for Barbecue, Wings to West Jefferson
After years of working sales, Wilkes County resident Todd Hubbard knew that he wanted a change.



Crime Victims Remembered
National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW) is observed every April and activities are held to honor and remember crime victims and those who support them and work on their behalf.



Hundreds Celebrate Week of the Young Child
Air walks, art stations and a fire truck were just a few of the attractions at Family Central



National Day of Prayer Celebration Coming to Jefferson
For many people, prayer is part of their daily lives. It serves as a link for their faith to offer thanks and to find comfort in difficult times.




Hines Named 2009-10 Ashe County Schools Teacher of the Year

Sherrie Hines of Ashe County Middle School can add yet another award to her mantle, as the 2009 Region 7 Teacher of the Year was named the 2009-10 Ashe County Schools Teacher of the Year on Thursday, April 23.



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Huskies Beat North Wilkes to Earn a Conference Win
Rams shut out Ashe County



Hagel Golf Tournament to Benefit 4-H Youth Connection
Spring has finally returned to Ashe County, and the fresh grass on the ground can only mean one thing: it's time for the annual Carl Hagel Memorial Golf Tournament



Lady Huskies Record Three Back-to-Back Wins
After falling to West Wilkes on Thursday, April 23, the Ashe County Ladies' Softball team charged forward, claiming three victories on their home field.



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