More than 1,000 riders will cover the High Country in the name of charity this weekend. The …
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The following wreck reports have been released by the North Carolina Department of Public Safety in Ashe County.
WEST JEFFERSON — After weeks of searching, Ashe County High School has announced the potential hiring of a new assistant principal/athletic director and another new assistant principal.
FLEETWOOD — The Stonebridge subdivision, a 500-acre, 246-home development, plans to petition the Ashe County Board of Commissioners for reassignment to the Fleetwood fire district.
Rhonda Church, EFNEP Program Associate in Ashe County, received the “Over the Mark” Award at the 2018 EFNEP State Conference. The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program is conducted across the state through North Carolina Cooperative Extension, NC State University and North Carolina A…
WEST JEFFERSON — Ashe County Emergency Management was alerted of a gas leak at the SkyLine SkyBest building at 1079 NC Hwy 194 N Thursday, June 21, just after 8 a.m.
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BOSTIC — The Blue Ridge Clay Breakers shot their way to a second consecutive state team challenge championship at the 105th Annual North Carolina State Trapshoot June 6-10.
BOONE — Watauga’s 15-under all-star team scored three run in the sixth inning and took a 7-5 win over Ashe County on the first day of the Will Dicus Memorial Baseball Tournament at Watauga High School June 16.
BOONE — The Heat, a 10-under baseball team based in Newton, cruised to take a 13-1 victory in three innings over Ashe County in the 10-under bracket of the Will Dicus Memorial Baseball Tournament held at Complex Field June 17.
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