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WEST JEFFERSON — Legendary bluegrass trio Kruger Brothers visited the Ashe County Civic Center Saturday, Jan. 25. Based in Wilkesboro, the group has played with Bill Monroe, Doc Watson and Bobby Hicks, while bringing bluegrass all over the world. Banjo player Jens Kruger has been inducted in…

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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…

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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.

Mr. Ricky Burkhart, 55, of Lansing, N.C., passed away Saturday…

Do you know why politicians who wield power over you tend to disregard your concerns? Why they don’t seem to care about your lack of confidence in their ability to make things better or to get our country back on the right track? It’s because politicians always follow the path of least resis…

First, I support the 2nd Amendment. I believe in our right to own guns. I own a gun. I also believe that we should be making common sense efforts to curb gun violence. These ideas are not mutually exclusive. We can have laws and resolutions that protect gun owners’ rights and also keep guns …