WEST JEFFERSON — Local speakers at The Corey Anne Celebration of Women in the Arts Symposium…
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The following information was provided by Appalachian Health Care. Restaurants are inspected one to four times per year, based on assigned risk frequency, and child care establishments are inspected twice per year.
JEFFERSON — Ashe County District Court was held Thursday, Aug. 15, at the Ashe County Courthouse, hearing the cases of Ramon Basaldua-Palacios, Jonathan A. Boggs, Robert Z. Bratton, Rodney R. Dugger, Kelvin C. Faw, Aziz Y. Felder, Michael J. Greene, Stephanie L. Hensley, Dana L. Kilby, Cryst…
JEFFERSON — Slated for Monday, Aug. 26, Ashe County Superior Court will be held for the first time since May 20 at the Ashe County Courthouse. The Hon. Michael Duncan will be presiding over the court.
The 14th annual School Supply Drive has finished and totals were outstanding this year. A total of 2,108 items (4,763 individual items) and $407 were donated.
ASHE COUNTY — After three months of summer fun, students of Ashe County Schools arrived for the first day of the 2019-20 school year on Thursday, Aug. 15.
Green Valley Park’s Annual TubeFest Fundraiser will return to Big Hill Road on the New River from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24. The Green Valley Park is located at 3746 Big Hill Road, between the Green Valley School and Todd. Participants should meet at the park’s lower parking lot ne…
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BOONE — Appalachian State’s men’s soccer coach Jason O’Keefe knows something about how special signing a national letter of intent can be for a student-athlete.
ASHE COUNTY — The 30th annual Blue Ridge Brutal brought cyclists from across the state together for a day of pedaling through the hills of Ashe County on Saturday, Aug. 10.
WEST JEFFERSON — Local speakers at The Corey Anne Celebration of Women in the Arts Symposium emphasized the importance of finding and pursuing life passions to an audience at Florence Thomas Art School the morning of Saturday, Aug. 17.
Eumir Deodato’s Symphonic ‘69 plays during the first weekend of WE2019 Experience Festival at Saloon Studios on Mulatto Mountain Road. The festival, commemorating the 50-year anniversary of Woodstock in Bethel, N.Y., will play again at Saloon Studios Aug. 16-18.
GATLINBURG, TENN. — Ashe County is represented well at the 2019 Josie Music Awards, where 14-year-old West Jefferson-native Taylon Hope is nominated for five awards. The singer picked up a win to go along with two other nominations at the 2018 event.
WEST JEFFERSON — Plans for the 12th annual On the Same Page Literary Festival are taking shape, and there are many outstanding opportunities for readers, writers and book fans of all ages to help celebrate reading in Ashe County.
Although autumn comes early in the High Country, there’s still plenty of summer left — but with it the need to be a bit more cautious as the seasons begin to merge and school buses will again appear on the road.
Was the notorious King Herod from the New Testament anything like today’s political leaders?
I wasn’t quite sure what the chaos was about as I sat at an open-air diner on the West Side of Manhattan the other night, trying to stay away from news and get a little work done. Times Square was sent into a panic when people thought a motorcycle backfiring was a gunshot. Broadway shows emp…
Duke Energy can’t win.