WEST JEFFERSON — Ashe County Arts Council Executive Director Jane Lonon announced in a lette…
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WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County Sheriff's Office responded to a shooting in West Jefferson just before 11 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, according to a release from Sheriff B. Phil Howell.
A single-vehicle accident occurred at 1:48 p.m. Feb. 7 on Beaver Creek School Road near West Jefferson. According to the wreck report, a 2014 Isuzu, driven by Carl J. Steel of Jefferson, traveled north on Beaver Creek School Road. The vehicle traveled off the roadway to the right, collided w…
ASHE COUNTY — Ashe County Parks and Recreation Director Scott Turnmyre died Wednesday, Feb. 13, according to the Ashe County Manager's office.
LAUREL SPRINGS — Local landowners looking to care for and shade their backyard streams are invited to attend a free live stake workshop at New River State Park U.S. 221 Access from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. — with lunch provided — Saturday, March 2, according to Blue Ridge Resource Conservation &…
WEST JEFFERSON — Funeral directors have to work with grieving families during some of the most difficult days of their lives, which makes a lot of folks wonder how people such as Josh Roten are able to go home happy at the end of the day.
WEST JEFFERSON — A total of 23 participants braved the cooler temperatures Saturday, Feb. 9, as the Ice Bowl Disc Golf Tournament was held at the High Country Disc Golf Course in Ashe Park.
WINSTON-SALEM — Ashe County was well-represented at the NCHSAA 1A/2A Indoor State Championship Meet. The Ashe County High School boys indoor track team took third place overall at the meet. According to head coach Phil Morrison, the team had never placed in the top 25 before.
MILLERS CREEK — The Ashe County Huskies boys basketball team (5-14) failed to finish the West Wilkes Blackhawks (11-9) Tuesday, Feb. 5 in a heartbreaking 49-59 loss, the 14th in a frustrating season.
WEST JEFFERSON — Overcoming a subpar first half, the Ashe County Huskies dominated the Starmount Rams 63-41 Wednesday, Feb. 6.
When it comes to delivering nearly 2,500 miles of shoebox gifts around the world — that’s more than 10.6 million laid end-to-end — the Boone-based Christian relief organization Samaritan’s Purse rivals even the mantra of our professional postal workers. After all, rain, sleet and snow take t…
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