WEST JEFFERSON — National Farmers Market Week was Aug. 5-11, and the Ashe County Farmer’s Ma…
In the news
- Scrimmages against Surry Central, East Surry and Lincolnton prepare Huskies for 2018 season
- Fish fry raises money for Helton Ambulance Service
- Smoothing curves, reducing grade: U.S. 221 widening update
- Mountain Laurels announced as next Backstreet Concert Series act
- What to expect Saturday at the Ashe County Farmers Market
ASHE COUNTY — Since construction began on the U.S. 221 widening project in summer 2015, steady progress has been made on four of the five sections of highway in the 16-mile, $154 million project, according to the North Carolina Division of Highways.
A Ruffin man was arrested by the Jefferson Police Department on Aug. 5 for burglary and other charges before further charges were brought against him by the Alleghany Sheriff’s Office on Aug. 7.
JEFFERSON — In Ashe County’s District Court, Joshua D. Maine, 30, of Warrensville, was sentenced Thursday, Aug. 2.
HELTON — The Helton Community Fish Fry raised $1,400 for the Helton Ambulance Service from an August event, according to event organizer Freida Barker.
The eighth concert in the 2018 Backstreet Concert Series, sponsored by the West Jefferson Community Partnership, in downtown West Jefferson is Mountain Laurels. This concert is individually sponsored by The Florence Thomas Arts School. The band will perform at the Backstreet Park on Friday, …
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WEST JEFFERSON — In preparation for the upcoming season, the Ashe County High School football team participated in three scrimmages from Aug. 8-10. Huskies head coach Brian Hampton praised his running game, offensive line and defensive front, noting needed improvement in the Ashe County secondary.
Week 11 Results
WEST JEFFERSON — In an official start to the 2018 volleyball season, the Watauga High School Pioneers (1-0) defeated the Ashe County High School Huskies (0-1) 3-0.
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With myriad road bicycling events during a High Country summer, Ashe County residents know how narrow and hectic the roads can become during this time of the year — last weekend’s Blue Ridge Brutal was an example. Even as finely run and executed as was that bike race — and a shout-out here t…
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