The Shoes for Kids program began in February and has already touched the lives of more than 400 children in Ashe County.
Ashe County and the town of West Jefferson have already begun celebrating the Christmas holiday season and several events are planned for the next few weeks.
Shoppers looking for a unique gift for friends and family can find what they are looking for through Imagination Ashe.
Bethlehem at Bethany will be presented at Bethany Methodist Church from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8.
The Ashe County Children’s Christmas Project is under way and volunteers are working to reach approximately 500 families with gifts for Christmas.
One out of every eight women born today will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some time during her life, according to the National Cancer Institute. These statistics make mammograms an important screening to have done, health officials say.
SkyLine Membership Corporation will usher in new services designed to make homes and businesses smarter with the opening of its newest Ashe County Retail and Smart Technologies location later this month.
Globetrotter and Smudge are two young alpacas living at Landmark Farm Alpacas in Grassy Creek. The pair were bred and raised in Ashe County and are gracing the cover of Alpacas Magazine for its autumn issue.
Ashe County residents who like to read but can’t make it to the Ashe County Public Library now have another way to pick up a book through a new program, Little Free Library.
Ashe County couple Keith and Tammy Huffman have been facing hard times and continue to face some unknowns as Keith fights Lou Gehrig ’s disease. Aware of their struggles, their family and friends have come together to host a benefit on Saturday, Nov. 9, to help the family.
Characters from “The Secret Garden,” Mary Lennox, Colin Craven, Archibald Craven and a host of others will present a musical adaptation of the show at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 26, with the Missoula Children’s Theatre and more than 50 local students.