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BOONE — Appalachian State University, Ashe County Schools and RTI International are collaborating together as part of a rural mental health grant over a five-year period that started in October.
WEST JEFFERSON — About 2:30 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 5, Ashe County Schools Superintendent Phyllis Yates thought high winds might cause a two-hour delay or potentially a full cancelation. She did not expect the roof to be lifted off of the Ashe County High School gym.
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Once upon a time many years ago, the earth was full of evil, and only a few people knew and loved God. God showed His favor and love to a chosen set of people, but the chosen people grew away from God. They made their own laws which contradicted God’s laws. God looked down on the earth and s…
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COLUMBIA, Mo. — A winner at every stage of his coaching career, Eliah Drinkwitz – considered one of college football’s top offensive minds — has agreed to become the 33rd head football coach at the University of Missouri.
WEST JEFFERSON — Revenge is a dish best served cold, and the Ashe County Huskies boys’ basketball team (1-2) got theirs against the Avery Vikings (2-2) in a 67-42 win Tuesday, Dec. 3.
WEST JEFFERSON — History was made in the Ashe County Huskies girls’ basketball team’s (3-0) dominating 81-33 win over the Avery Vikings (1-3)Tuesday, Dec. 3 at home.
Choral music is alive and well in our schools and the Ashe County Choral Festival will showcase the talent of our young people. The Ashe County Arts Council and the Ashe County Schools are pleased to sponsor a Ashe County Choral Festival holiday concert on Thursday, Dec. 12, at 7 p.m. at the…
WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County Arts Council’s Gallery Crawl returned Friday, Dec. 6 for a special Holiday Crawl. The crawl saw 10 galleries in West Jefferson open their doors to art enthusiasts from 5-7 p.m. The crawl was the last until the event series returns in June, 2020.
WEST JEFFERSON — The Florence Thomas Art School held its second annual Christmas Market Friday and Saturday, Nov. 29-30. Inspired by traditional markets in the holiday season, the art school opened its gallery to vendors, artists and visitors alike.
The Ashe County Arts Council celebrates the season with the annual holiday exhibit and Open House on Saturday, Dec. 7, in the gallery of the Ashe Arts Center with seven beautifully decorated trees, miniature paintings, holiday gift ideas and handmade ornaments. The friends and neighbors of t…
The “Our diversity is our strength!” Party is starting to look rather monochromatic in its upper echelons these days.
The idea to place wreaths on the graves of veterans buried in Ashelawn Memorial Chapel & Gardens is one that is honorable and growing.
Are there new North Carolina books that would be good holiday presents for hard-to-give-to people on my list?
This year’s education scandal saw parents shelling out megabucks to gain college admittance for their children. Federal prosecutors have charged more than 50 people with participating in a scheme to get their children into colleges by cheating on entrance exams or bribing athletic coaches. T…