JEFFERSON — Jessie R. Hubbard's trial was continued again in Ashe County Superior Court Mond…
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The Ashe County Board of Commissioners met for its second meeting of the month Monday, Nov. 18 at the Ashe County Courthouse. The board discussed the Appalachian Regional Library, New River Conservancy and the Ashe County Sheriff’s Office budget, among other things.
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.
WEST JEFFERSON — One woman is in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle on U.S. 221 around 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, authorities said.
The St. Francis of Assisi Knights of Columbus Council 16839 receives the Father McGivney and Columban awards for membership and programs. District Deputy Dr. Jim Taylor presents the awards to past Grand Knight Bob Breton, left, at the council’s November meeting.
WEST JEFFERSON — Hundreds of Ashe County residents flocked to downtown West Jefferson Saturday, Nov. 16, for the West Jefferson Lions Club’s annual Holiday Parade, with more than 100 participants parading down Jefferson Avenue throughout the afternoon.
JEFFERSON — Families are invited to Zaloo's Canoes Saturday, Nov. 16, for free pictures with Santa Claus and plenty of sweet treats. The event is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. following the Holiday Parade.
GREENVILLE — From left, Ronnie Bare, Ray Karaus, John Spagnolo, Kenny Baughman and Tom Faulkner, and in the middle cheerleader Rusty Bare, who competed in the N.C. Senior Games State Finals Nov. 8-9 at East Carolina University, receiving Silver Medals in basketball.
WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County Huskies football team (7-5, 6-1 MVAC) saw their season end Friday, Nov. 15 at home against the West Lincoln Rebels (9-3, 4-3 SFAC) in the first round of the NCHSAA 2AA state playoffs with a 48-6 blowout loss.
WEST JEFFERSON — Ashe County High School senior Josh Hardin, Huskies indoor and outdoor track runner, signed to play at Davidson College Friday, Nov. 15, at ACHS. Hardin received a full scholarship to Davidson and hopes to study something related to biology, he said. Pictured from left to ri…
WEST JEFFERSON — The Florence Thomas Art School will host an indoor Christmas Market, located in historic downtown West Jefferson, on Friday, Nov. 29 and Saturday, Nov. 30, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.
WEST JEFFERSON — Members of the Hayes Faculty Chamber serenaded a crowd of a few dozen people at the Ashe Arts Center Sunday, Nov. 17, with a collection of classical tunes. Ensemble members include Nancy Bargerstock, Adam Booker, James Douthit, Eric Koontz and Ellie Wee.
The Regional Artist Project of Northwest North Carolina is a partnership between the Arts Councils of Alleghany, Ashe, Watauga and Wilkes Counties and the North Carolina Arts Council. Its goal is to provide support to a broad range of visual, performing, literary, and inter-disciplinary arti…
Ashe County Arts Council and the Ashe Chamber Music Society present the Hayes Faculty Chamber Ensemble on Sunday, Nov. 17 at 2 p.m. at the Ashe Arts Center. The repertoire will include Trio “Le Londres” for Two Violins and Viola and Piano Quintet in A major by Schubert.
After celebrating the takeover of Virginia’s legislature and the Kentucky governorship, the liberal establishment appears poised to crush its biggest threat: the surging candidacy of Elizabeth Warren.
Snow in the forecast and on the ground this week means more than slippery, winter conditions, it means the first slippery, winter conditions of the season — and that means drivers need to re-acclimate to ski season in the High Country.
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A recent survey conducted by the Victims of Communism and polled by YouGov, a research and data firm, found that 70% of millennials are likely to vote socialist and that one in three millennials saw communism as “favorable.”