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  1. Quilt Day at the Ashe County Farmers MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    The Ashe County Farmers Market will host a day of opportunity and fun, for folks to learn the art of quilting from 9:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 30. Tents will be set up in the grassy area behind the shelter and quilters are encouraged to bring their machine and a chair to the free Class and Demonstration put on by individuals from the Quilt ... (more)

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  2. Ashe County unemployment up in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    Ashe County's unemployment rate increased slightly to 7.4 percent in July, according to the latest data released by the North Carolina Department of Commerce on Wednesday, Aug. 27. The county's unemployment rate rose by 0.3 percent from June, when the rate was at 7.4 percent.

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  3. Grayson and Whitter just two of Johnson Coutny's talented residentsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Tomahawk Online

    ... G. B. Grayson, a resident of the Laurel Bloomery area comes to mind. Gilliam Banmon (G. B) Grayson was born in Ashe County, North Carolina on November 11, 1887. His family moved to the vicinity of Laurel Bloomery when he was young. There were a ...

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  4. Ashe County wreck reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    The following are collision reports posted by the N.C. Highway Patrol in Ashe County and are considered public record.

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  5. Top reader photos: Backpacking trips, bike tours, moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | USA Today

    ... Contributor Clint Johnson saw the sunbeams falling out of the sky onto the mountains, and ran for his camera in Ashe County, N.C. While on a bike tour in the Pacific Northwest, contributor Wayne Cragg spotted a sailboat passing the Puget Sound and ...

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  6. Huskies win shootout, 50-42Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    Ashe County's season opener got off to a slow start with North Surry, but both offenses found their high gear after the first quarter.

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  7. Campus briefsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 25 | HeraldSun.com

    ... the next year. The 2014-2015 grant winners who applied through UNC are : - Linden Wait, a 2014 graduate from Ashe County, will teach English in Indonesia. - Carson Fish, a 2014 graduate from Kitty Hawk in Dare County, will teach English in Russia. - ...

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  8. JV and varsity soccer win at AlexanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 23 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    ... on Thursday. The JV game was a defensive battle throughout until Lucas Pruitt came away with a goal on an Ashe County corner kick to give the Huskies a 1-0 win. In the varsity game, the Huskies played without Miguel Ramos and Cesar Ruiz, but were ...

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  9. Grayson Highlands Band to perform for BackStreet Summer ConcertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    ... the Chamber of Commerce, Christmas in July Festival, the Town of West Jefferson, Keep Ashe Beautiful, the Ashe County Arts Council, the Ashe County Public Library, West Jefferson Tourism Development Authority, the West Jefferson Business ...

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  10. Grayson Highlands Band to perform for BackStreet Summer ConcertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    ... the Chamber of Commerce, Christmas in July Festival, the Town of West Jefferson, Keep Ashe Beautiful, the Ashe County Arts Council, the Ashe County Public Library, West Jefferson Tourism Development Authority, the West Jefferson Business ...

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  11. New offensive line will pave way for CardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Mt. Airy News

    ... Christian Academy, Lincolnton (which features one of the nation's top defensive line prospects Darian Roseboro), Ashe County and Elkin. East went 11-3 overall and 4-1 in conference play last season. The nonconference schedule features Central, ...

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  12. Elkin handles heat, East WilkesRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    ... Testerman at No. 3 singles and his No. 2 doubles team. Testerman was bouncing back from a tough loss against Ashe County Tuesday. "It was a good win for my No. 2s. I love the way Brie (Jarvis) played at the net and I liked the way Brooke (Sealey) ...

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  13. Greyhounds look to get back on winning trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Mt. Airy News

    ... in a 2013 season marked by injuries and inconsistent play. North kicks off the season tonight when it travels to Ashe County for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff. The Hounds are coming off a 4-7 campaign after going 23-12 over the previous three seasons. "Last ...

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  14. Huskies open season with GreyhoundsRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 21 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    Games start to count on Friday night when the Ashe County Huskies open the 2014 football season against North Surry.

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  15. Gerald Price not going awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    Ashe County Commissioner Gerald Price stepped down from his place on the dais to address the Board of Commissioners and county citizens, during the public comment portion of the board's regular meeting on Monday, Aug. 18. Price said that while his term on the board will expire in November, his "oath" will not.

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  16. 'Piggybacking,' savings, veterans highlight BOC meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    The Ashe County Board of Commissioners were schooled in "piggybacking" and learned about savings to the county and local veterans at their regular meeting on Monday, Aug. 18. Scott Hurley, the county's director of Environmental Services, presented the board with a proposal to "piggyback" a front-loader garbage truck, which would effectively save ... (more)

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  17. Rain interrupts first tennis matchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    It wasn't the perfect start East Wilkes Coach Aaron Simmons might have hoped for, but there were plenty of positives to take out of Tuesday's suspended match with Ashe County.

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  18. Offshore trolling best bet for Carolinas fishing actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... as a state record by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission. She pulled the fish from a private pond in Creston, Ashe County, while fishing with her big brother, Jack. It beat the previous record listing by an ounce. The wahoo catch has been ...

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  19. Rain stops East Wilkes matchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    It wasn't the perfect start East Wilkes Coach Aaron Simmons might have hoped for, but there were plenty of positives to take out of Tuesday's suspended match with Ashe County.

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  20. Ashe County wreck reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    The following are collision reports posted by the N.C. Highway Patrol in Ashe County and are considered public record.

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