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FLEETWOOD — A standoff with law enforcement officers ended with a suspect's fatality after eight hours Thursday, Jan. 16, near Fleetwood.
Update filed 6:08 a.m. Jan. 16
JEFFERSON — Ashe County District Court was held Thursday, Jan. 16, at the Ashe County Courthouse, hearing the cases of Jannie L. Dixon, Timothy G. Lemly, Clinton E. Mahala and Joey A. Testerman. The Hon. Robert Crumpton presided over the court.
The first sacrifice to God in the Bible was the firstling of Abel’s flock of sheep. The firstling of a sheep was holy unto the Lord and not even to be sheared. In Old Testament times, if a sheep were stolen and killed, the owner was to be reimbursed four sheep; if the stolen sheep was found …
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WEST JEFFERSON — Both Ashe County Huskies varsity basketball teams lost to the Wilkes Central Eagles in home games Wednesday, Jan. 15. The match-ups were the first of the season between the two schools.
In a strong performance by the Ashe County girls swim team, they won their first meet of the season defeating Elkin, Alleghany and Starmount at the Alleghany Wellness Center Wednesday, Jan. 8.
WEST JEFFERSON — In the first game in a slog of six during two weeks, the Ashe County Huskies’ home match-up with the Alleghany Trojans was a tightly contested affair, with Ashe ultimately coming away with a 47-44 victory.
The Ashe County Arts Council will sponsor the Coffee House Live! Saturday, Jan. 11, at 7:30 p.m., in the Hensley Hall of the West Jefferson Methodist Church in West Jefferson. The featured performers will include The Sheets Family Band, The Mountain Laurels, Cooper Parsons and Sharon Kasel w…
The Ashe County Little Theatre is an all-volunteer community-based theatre group who make their home in the Ashe Civic Center in West Jefferson. Since 1972, ACLT has produced three to four plays a year. In 2020 ACLT will present four productions.
WILKESBORO — MerleFest announces the next round of artist additions for MerleFest 2020, which will be held April 23-26. John Prine, Billy Strings, Colin Hay, Kelsey Waldon and Gangstagrass will join in the annual homecoming of musicians and music fans on the campus of Wilkes Community Colleg…
Since 1969, “Virginia Is for Lovers” has been the tourism and travel slogan of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Advertising Age called it “one of the most iconic ad campaigns in the past 50 years.”
Colleges have been around for centuries. College students have also been around for centuries. Yet, college administrators assume that today’s students have needs that were unknown to their predecessors. Those needs include diversity and equity personnel, with massive budgets to accommodate.