WEST JEFFERSON — With crowds congregating up and down Backstreet, downtown West Jefferson bu…
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Ashe County Sheriff B. Phil Howell is asking citizens to assist the Ashe County Sheriff’s Office and Alexander County Sheriff’s Office in locating a vehicle related to the Endangered Persons case of Maria Calderon Martinez and the homicide case of two juveniles out of Alexander County.
RALEIGH — Open enrollment for Medicaid managed care is now available in 27 counties. From July 15 through Sept. 13 more than 300,000 households with nearly 540,000 people in Medicaid can choose a health plan to provide their Medicaid services, along with a primary care provider.
JEFFERSON — Ashe County District Court was held Thursday, July 11, at the Ashe County Courthouse, hearing the cases of Cody W. Anderson, Jonathan A. Boggs, Joshua D. Burton, Chelsea A. Cobb, Jack J. Cobbler, Jeannie A. Cobbler, Jannie L. Dixon, Tammy L. Lee, Wesley S. Pennington and Ralph E.…
WEST JEFFERSON — When Jeff Fissel replaced Jane Lonon as executive director of the Ashe County Arts Council July 1, he knew there would be quite a bit of on-the-job learning. Fissel said the first few weeks of his tenure has been all about meeting people in Ashe County and its arts community…
JEFFERSON — The Ashe County Sheriff’s Office hosted its first “Deputy for a Day” event to offer a hands-on learning experience for potential future first responders on Friday, July 12, at the Ashe County Law Enforcement Center.
JEFFERSON — To commemorate those who served in the armed forces, planning is under way for a new display of recognition at the Museum of Ashe County History, according to veteran Bob Phipps.
Week 8 Results
WEST JEFFERSON — Ashe County High School has released the schedules for fall sports teams. This season, the football, men’s soccer, women’s tennis, volleyball, women’s golf and cross country teams will all try to out-do last year’s efforts. All schedules are subject to change throughout the …
WEST JEFFERSON — With the 2019-2020 sports season just around the corner, the Ashe Huskies are looking to fill head coaching and assistant coaching positions before the season kicks off.
JEFFERSON — Lost Province Center for the Cultural Arts Executive Director Ann Rose requested $45,000 from the county during the Ashe County Board of Commissioners regular meeting at 9 a.m. Monday, July 15.
Cane Mill Road will be the sixth band performing in the 2019 BackStreet Concert Series on Friday, July 26 at 5:30 p.m. Should it rain, the concert will move to Ashe Arts Center three blocks to the east. This concert is individually sponsored by the Ashe County Public Library.
WEST JEFFERSON — Violet Bell, the duo of Lizzy Ross and Omar Ruiz-Lopez, performed their blend of roots, soul, psychedelic and classical music to the crowd at the Ashe Arts Council Saturday, July 13. The pair has played more than 300 shows from Montreal to Miami in just over two years.
The Ashe County Arts Council will present “I Get a Kick Out of You” with Martha Bassett at the Ashe Civic Center in West Jefferson Saturday, July 20 at 7:30 p.m. The program repertoire will include music by many classic composers and songwriters such as George Gershwin, Duke Ellington, Cole …
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