files/MDTB-GBR490x110-March2015.jpg files/DeerfieldWebBanner_final.jpg
GoBlueRidge.Net
High Country News, Weather, and Bulletins
HCR WSOC TV NCNN
files/farm-bureau-jan-2015.gif

Todays ForecastToday:
17°F | 45°F | %
Tomorrows ForecastTomorrow:
34°F | 54°F | 20%
  Swap Shop Online
Home Sports Weather Classifieds Jobs Real Estate Autos
files/App Brian Estates.png
Tea Party Held in West Jefferson on Saturday PDF Print
Written by Noah Daniels   
Sunday, 25 April 2010 15:11

tea.jpg8:10 p.m. - Around 400 came out to the Ashe County Civic Center on Saturday afternoon to attend a tea party protesting taxation from the government.

 

A caravan featuring a police escort, flag waving, and horn honking took participants from Boone to West Jefferson.

A few of the guests speaking to the standing-room-only crowd were Sarah Pennix, Congresswoman Virginia Foxx, and even a speaker dressed as Benjamin Franklin.

The tea party ran from 2:00 to around 5:00 Saturday afternoon.

 

franklin.jpg

  
Prev ArticleNext Article
 
Share This Article:
Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email

GoBlueRidge Poll

Which song do you want to hear on The Highway?
 

Closings
files/appdental-0315.png
files/wilkes-nissan.jpg
files/op-smiles2014.jpg
files/modernad.png
files/boone-ford-ad.jpg
files/Window-World-logo.jpg
files/boonerentall.jpg
files/finding-hope.png
files/perfectiongirls.jpg
files/mountaineer-heating-cooling.png
files/globetrotters200x200.jpg
files/DIERKS_300x250_PNC_OSN.gif
files/bradpaisleypresale.jpg
files/diversity.jpg
files/empty-bowls-supper.png