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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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.
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
News Of The Weird
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.
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.
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
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
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.
WCC Offering Free Seminars for Small Business Owners in
"What are we doing to be proactive, to really help
our businesses flourish and stay successful in these tough
Students Get Dirty with ACFM Project
The Ashe County Farmer's' Market does so much for our
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.
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.
featured as CNN Hero
A Boone man was featured on last weeks
edition of CNNs Heroes.
Upset Forbush, Fall to Wilkes Central
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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