A year ago, I developed what I thought was an original idea: Why not plant a clematis with a…
In the news
JEFFERSON — A two-vehicle wreck on N.C. 16 North Friday, Oct. 18, may have sent one car away on a tow truck, but no one was injured in the collision.
JEFFERSON — There was no District Court in Ashe County Thursday, Oct. 17, due to a North Carolina District Court Judges’ Conference in Charlotte, according to the Ashe County Clerk of Court’s Office.
CRUMPLER — A structure fire at the cabins of Shatley Springs Inn & Restaurant resulted in no injuries around 8 a.m. Friday, Oct. 18.
JEFFERSON — For their third year, the Greenfield Campground Material Girls donated more than 150 handmade quilts, pillows and hats to Ashe Memorial Hospital to use in its chemotherapy, emergency and other departments.
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If you were sitting on death row and found out that the governor of the state was coming to see you, in order to grant you one request, what would you ask for? Most of us would ask for a pardon.
HAYS — Following the loss against Watauga Monday, Oct. 7, the Ashe County Huskies volleyball team was back on the road for a match against North Wilkes Tuesday, Oct. 8, where they ultimately secured the win.
ELKIN — After winning 17 doubles matches during the regular season, it’s no surprise that Molly Rupard and Karoline Keith left the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference qualifier tournament with first-place medals around their necks.
Mattie and Emme Colvard competed on the international level in youth rodeo competitions during the summer, traveling across the midwest, including South Dakota, Wyoming, Oklahoma and Texas. Mattie Colvard placed in the Top 15 for breakaway roping in the 2019 International Finals Youth Rodeo …
WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County Arts Council will welcome the Jeff Little Trio at the Ashe Civic Center on Oct. 19 at 7:30 pm. Steve Lewis and Luke Little will be joining Jeff Little onstage.
The Fall Crawl is here! The last crawl of the season will feature galleries, shops and studios all decked out in their fall finery on Friday, Oct. 11, from 5 to 8 p.m. Sponsored by the Ashe County Arts Council the Gallery Crawl showcases and promotes the varied artistic talents in Downtown W…
WEST JEFFERSON — Artists from across the region gathered in front of the Ashe Arts Center Saturday, Sept. 28, to showcase and sell their pottery, paintings, woodworking and quilting for the Ashe County Art Council’s annual Art on the Mountain event.
GATLINBURG, TENN. — Saturday, Sept. 21, proved to be another highlight for young singer-songwriter, and Ashe County native, Taylon Hope, as she picked up yet another Josie Award for her mantle. The Josie Music Awards, which has been held yearly since 2015, is the largest independent artist a…
If you’re an air traveler, REAL ID is going to get real serious for you within the next year.
Did the late great writer, Pat Conroy’s late-in-life marriage to fellow writer Cassandra King make him a better writer?
If you need an accurate update on some of the madness at the nation’s institutions of higher learning, check out Minding the Campus, a nonprofit independent organization. John Leo, its editor in chief, says that the organization’s prime mission is dedicated to the revival of intellectual plu…
Hawaii congresswoman and Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard recently made some comments that give me a glimmer of hope for a turn in our abortion politics. Once pro-life, Gabbard told interviewer Dave Rubin that her military deployment to Iraq changed her perspective and that sh…