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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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Minton Arrested after Foot Chase in W. J.
After authorities located the red Ford Probe associated with fugitive Tony Edward Minton, a 25-year-old from North Wilkesboro, they waited for him to return to the vehicle.



Commissioners Hear Requests' for Assistance from Local Non-profits
The Ashe County Board of Commissioners held their regularly scheduled meeting Monday, May 4, with a light agenda of items.



News Of The Weird
Sleeping shooter



Here's My Point: Could You Repeat That Please?
Lately, as you may have noticed, I have been dealing with issues that are more local than I normally do.



Events, Activities and More Coming Up for Area Kids
Locally, the Ashe County Partnership for Children as well as 4-H, a program of North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Ashe County Center, offers a variety of events and activities for area youth.


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



Ashe Arts Center Receiving 'Postcards from the Edge'
Artists across seven counties were issued a simple challenge: create a work of art, using any media, but limit the work to the size of a postcard.

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Chamber, WCC Offering Free Seminars for Small Business Owners in Ashe
"What are we doing to be proactive, to really help our businesses flourish and stay successful in these tough times?"



Ashe Students Get Dirty with ACFM Project
The Ashe County Farmer's' Market does so much for our community.




Gem Valley N.C. Opens its Flumes for 2009 Season
Until 2008, rock hounds and geologists had to leave Ashe County to visit old-fashioned flumes to sift through dirt in search of valuable gems and minerals.




Lansing to Hold Inaugural HOBO Day on Saturday
As part of the effort to promote the town of Lansing, the downtown will be opened up to merchants and artists on Saturday, May 9, for the inaugural HOBO Day celebration.



Hendley featured as CNN Hero

A Boone man was featured on last week’s edition of CNN’s Heroes.



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Huskies Upset Forbush, Fall to Wilkes Central
Alleghany lightning



Despite Weather, Hagel Memorial Tournament Draws Crowd
Cloudy skies were not enough to keep approximately 160 golfers away from Mountain Aire Golf Club on Saturday, May 2, for the 14th annual Carl Hagel Memorial Golf Tournament.



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