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The following information was provided by the Ashe County Sheriff’s Office. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
It’s known as the silent killer for a reason: Every year, radon, a naturally occurring, invisible, odorless, radioactive gas, causes an estimated 21,000 lung cancer deaths in the United States.
WILKESBORO — Wilkes Community College will offer an amateur radio course taught by David Ritter, an amateur radio operator who has been licensed for more than 50 years.
The word calm is only found in Scripture six times. When faced with uncertainty or looming danger, one of the hardest things to do in this life is to remain calm. God is in charge of this wonderful miracle. In Psalms we are told that He alone can calm the storms—both the storms of the sea an…
When poring through the catalogues, you’ll inevitably come across exciting descriptions of Monarda. Before making the plunge, you might want to learn more about this popular native plant.
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MILLERS CREEK — The Ashe County Huskies basketball teams headed to Millers Creek Friday, Jan. 17 to face off with the West Wilkes Blackhawks in Mountain Valley Athletic Conference match-ups. For the Huskies, the games were in the middle of a run of six games in 12 days.
WEST JEFFERSON — As the wrestling regular season runs through the final stretch before the conference tournament, regionals and state championships, Huskies head coach Adam Elliott has a lot to feel good about, saying his young team has lived up to expectations.
WEST JEFFERSON — In their first of three games in one week, the Ashe County Huskies boys basketball team hosted the East Wilkes Cardinals for their first of two match-ups this season Monday, Jan. 20. The Huskies (5-10) won the tightly-contested affair 66-62.
The Ashe County Arts Council will sponsor the Coffee House Live! Saturday, Jan. 11, at 7:30 p.m., in the Hensley Hall of the West Jefferson Methodist Church in West Jefferson. The featured performers will include The Sheets Family Band, The Mountain Laurels, Cooper Parsons and Sharon Kasel w…
The Ashe County Little Theatre is an all-volunteer community-based theatre group who make their home in the Ashe Civic Center in West Jefferson. Since 1972, ACLT has produced three to four plays a year. In 2020 ACLT will present four productions.
WILKESBORO — MerleFest announces the next round of artist additions for MerleFest 2020, which will be held April 23-26. John Prine, Billy Strings, Colin Hay, Kelsey Waldon and Gangstagrass will join in the annual homecoming of musicians and music fans on the campus of Wilkes Community Colleg…
About the impeachment of President Donald Trump she engineered with her Democratic majority, Nancy Pelosi said Jan. 15: “It’s not personal. It’s not political. It’s not partisan. It’s patriotic.”
Second only to the effects of tobacco use, the chemically inert radioactive gas radon is the leading environmental course of lung cancer in the United States. Annually, thousands die from its effects, including hundreds of people in North Carolina.
“It is not that they were racists. Maybe we could forgive them for that. But they were terrorists, and that is something we should not overlook or forget.”
Criminal activity imposes huge costs on black residents in low-income neighborhoods of cities such as Chicago, Baltimore, Detroit, St. Louis, Philadelphia and many others. Thousands of black Americans were murdered in 2019. More than 90% of the time, the perpetrator was also black. Leftists …