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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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Beware of Secret Shopper Scam
Earn $500 for sending money through Western Union or a MoneyGram. Sound too good to be true? That's because it is.




Storms Send Rivers and Creeks Over their Banks
In recent weeks, Ashe County and the surrounding region have seen heavy rains and severe thunderstorms.




Park Set to Celebrate Holiday with Entertainment, Fireworks
The Ashe County Park will be bustling with life and activities on Saturday, July 4, as Ashe County Park and Recreation holds their annual Fourth of July fireworks celebration.




Ashe County 2009-10 Budget Approved
On Monday, June 29, the Ashe County Board of Commissioners passed the anticipated 2009-10 county budget, with very few changes from the previous year.



President of the National Association of Post Masters Comments on Royal Case
Drew Martin, President of the North Carolina chapter of the National Association of Post Masters pointed out in a recent phone call that mail carrier doesn't always mean Mail Carrier


Celebrate the Fourth of July at a Fourth of the Cost
Time for the annual Independence Day celebrations, cook-outs and blow-outs. There are several ways to save money and still host the best party or barbecue in town.



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Here's My Point: Water, Water Everywhere
The e-mails and letters to the editor have been rolling in this week about last week's Boone Town Council - Ashe Board of Commissioners water meeting.


Investigators Look for Paranormal Answers in the dark
Only a few beams of light from the streetlights outside made their way through the cracked windows of the historic Lansing School late on Sunday, June 21



Gallery Crawl Returns to West Jefferson on Friday
Art fans will once again take to the streets of West Jefferson on the second Friday night of the next five months to enjoy the Gallery Crawl.

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Radio Club Connects With World on Field Day
"India!" exclaimed 13-year-old Joel Hubbard, having just made contact with another radio operator on the other side of the world.




Montgomery Opens Landscaping Shop in West Jefferson
After spending 10 years as a landscaper in Ashe County, Suzanne Montgomery took a cue that customers had been giving her for years.



Shoeless trek benefits WYN

A lot of people are worried about the effects of state budget cuts



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Get a Peaceful and Exciting Outdoor Experience at RiverCamp
Since 1986, RiverCamp USA has been offering a one-stop location for family fun.



Ag Expo Center to Host Livestock Show
Dozens of goats, sheep and cows will strut around the grounds of the Ag Expo Center in West Jefferson on Saturday morning when the North Carolina Cooperative Extension's 4-H program


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