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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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Springtime Brings Bears, Pedestrian Planning Grant to West Jefferson
West Jefferson Police Issue Bear Warning



Tourism revenue lags behind 2008 increase so far
While state tourist and visitor spending grew slightly last year, this year will likely see some downturn.




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More Tips and Ideas To Help You Spend Less Money



Here's My Point: They Don't Do It for the Money
Saturday is Armed Forces Day in the good old USA, not that many people really notice: do you know of any Armed Forces Day activities going on, any parades, barbecues, a bike race or anything?



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Trivette Wins Mz. Relay Crown at Womanless Beauty Pageant
"I just want you to know that the American Cancer Society is not responsible for anything you see tonight."



HOBO Day Rescheduled
The Hobo Day in Lansing originally scheduled for Saturday, May 9, has been rescheduled to Saturday, May 16, due to rainy weather.



Doc to Perform Benefit Concert Friday
Legendary musician Arthel Lane "Doc" Watson will perform a benefit concert for the West Jefferson Lions Club on Friday, May 15, at 7 p.m. at the Mountain Music Jamboree



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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Same Team, New Business: High Country Realty of N.C.
In late 2008, West Jefferson-based ERA Mountain Select Properties of Ashe was preparing to close their doors after operating for two years.




Ashe Library Receives Large Donation from Barr Estate
The Ashe County Public Library received a large donation on Friday, May 8, from the estate of the late Robert and Charity "Chattie" Barr.



Free Livestock Showmanship Clinic Set for Saturday
The North Carolina Cooperative Extension and Ashe Friend of Agriculture will be hosting a livestock and horse showmanship clinic on Saturday, May 16, beginning at 9 a.m.



Lassen Wins Comfort Series Contest and Sweepstakes
An Ashe County woman, Sandra Lassen, put her writing talent to work for her, winning a La-Z-Boy room makeover awarded as a $3,000 gift certificate from La-Z-Boy



The Future is Sweeter than Three Scoops of Chocolate

Sometimes second careers can be scary to jump into.



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Cycling the Carolinas For New Life Coming to Ashe
The Cycling the Carolinas for New Life event will begin on the North Carolina coast on Saturday, May 16, with cycling events scheduled through June.


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