JEFFERSON — State champion student athletes and a longtime county staff member were recogniz…
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JEFFERSON — The driver of a moped was pronounced dead after being transported to Johnson City Medical Center as a result of injuries sustained during a crash Tuesday, Feb. 26. Edlynn D. Young was pronounced dead March 3, according to Young’s niece, Janey Hawkins.
ASHE COUNTY — Repairs continue on two roads damaged during a flood event Feb. 23, according to NCDOT Highway Maintenance Engineer Ethan Osborne.
JEFFERSON — Ashe County Superior Court was held March 11, with five different people on the docket facing nine total charges. Victoria L. Goodman, Earl D. Marmie, Tony G. Miller, Jennifer K. Walton and Allison K. Wright had their cases heard.
I read once that Eskimos have more than 50 words for snow. I think there might be just as many words in the English language.
Arts education in North Carolina Schools includes four separate and distinct disciplines: dance, music, theatre arts and visual arts - each with its own body of knowledge and skills. The N.C. School Board of Education and Superintendent jointly issued a proclamation in support of Arts in Our…
WEST JEFFERSON — Song writing is an art form that puts it all out there: The writer’s fear, loves, regrets and passions all being put to paper and then music can be both liberating and a challenge.
WEST JEFFERSON — Coming off a 2018 season that saw 12 Ashe County High School track and field students attend the state meet, head coach Alex Rollins said goals in the 2019 season are very similar.
WEST JEFFERSON — Playing games back-to-back-to-back days, the Ashe County boys tennis team won all three matches by a combined 27-0 score. Shutting out Wilkes Central, Starmount and Alleghany in consecutive days, the Huskies extended their season record to 4-1.
WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County Huskies (3-3) battled through the cold and win to beat the Avery Vikings (0-4) 4-0 at home Monday, March 18. The Huskies won 4-1 in the previous meeting on March 1.
In the twilight of his political career, Ronald Reagan made the media rounds to discuss his administration, legacy and unfinished business. During several of these interviews, Reagan went out of his way to criticize the longtime practice of gerrymandering electoral districts for partisan advantage.
Ashe County agriculture is growing, and that’s good news for all of us.
“I didn’t leave the Democratic Party, it left me.”
Some Americans have much higher income and wealth than others. Former President Barack Obama explained, “I do think at a certain point you’ve made enough money.” An adviser to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez who has a Twitter account called “Every Billionaire Is A Policy Failure” tweeted, “My …