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The chamber ensemble, Harmonia Baroque, will present an evening of classical music at the Ashe Arts Center on Feb. 1. The evening of music will begin at 7:30 pm.
PILOT MOUTAIN — On Jan. 18, the Husky swim teams traveled to the Armfield Civic Center in Pilot Mountain to swim in the Conference Championship. The girls finished in third place overall while the men’s team finished sixth.
WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County Huskies boys basketball team (6-11) hosted the Starmount Rams (14-5) Friday, Jan. 24, falling to one of the top teams in the conference 68-55.
MILLERS CREEK — The Ashe County Huskies basketball teams headed to Millers Creek Friday, Jan. 17 to face off with the West Wilkes Blackhawks in Mountain Valley Athletic Conference match-ups. For the Huskies, the games were in the middle of a run of six games in 12 days.
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…
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.
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…
“Nobody likes him, nobody wants to work with him, he got nothing done. He was a career politician.” So says Hillary Clinton of her former Senate colleague and 2016 rival for the Democratic nomination, Bernie Sanders.
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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 …