DEEP GAP — Drivers going east from Boone to get onto U.S. 221 North from U.S. 421 in Deep Ga…
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JEFFERSON — The Ashe County Board of Commissioners approved a $27,500 grant from the N.C. Ag…
JEFFERSON — Ashe County District Court was held Thursday, Sept. 12, at the Ashe County Courthouse, hearing the cases of Ricky O. Barnes, Michael J. Greene, Heather L. Hammac, Tyler D. Lambert, Juan J. Martinez, Nikki R. Romans, Skylar D. Wolfe and Robert B. Woodie.
The following information was provided by the Ashe County Sheriff’s Office. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
The following information was provided by Appalachian Health Care. Restaurants are inspected one to four times per year, based on assigned risk frequency, public school lunchrooms are inspected four times a year and residential care establishments are inspected once per year.
WEST JEFFERSON — Habitat for Humanity held its annual RePurposed for a Reason event Friday and Saturday, Sept. 13 and 14 at Perry's Gold Mine in West Jefferson.
WEST JEFFERSON — LifeStore Insurance announced Friday, Sept. 13, that Alex Edmisten has earned the designation Certified Builders Insurance Agent through Builders University, the educational division of Builders Mutual Insurance Company.
It’s hard to penalize a plant that is flourishing in our gardens, but there comes a time when sometimes we dictate that there has to be a parting of the ways. This old companion is no longer a friend. It’s easy to ditch a plant that doesn’t seem to relish the home we provided for it, but wha…
Playoff Week 3 Results
WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County Huskies boys soccer team (1-4) continued through their tough run of non-conference games Sept. 3 and Monday, Sept. 9, falling to Hibriten (5-1-2) and Avery (3-3) respectively.
WEST JEFFERSON — The Huskies women’s tennis team battled two conference opponents for its third week of the season, defeating West Wilkes on Thursday, Sept. 5, and falling to East Wilkes Tuesday, Sept. 3.
WEST JEFFERSON — Visitors at the Florence Thomas Art School from Sept. 9-14 were treated with a week of artists in residence, workshops and demonstrations thanks to the first ever Mountain Splash event.
TODD — The wife-and-husband duo of Sarah and Austin McCombie, also known as the Chatham Rabbits, brought their combination of clawhammer banjo and harmonies to the Todd General Store Sunday, Sept. 8. The pair are currently on tour throughout North Carolina and the surrounding states.
John Paul Wright, professor at University of Cincinnati, and Matthew DeLisi professor at Iowa State University have penned a powerful article titled “What Criminologists Don’t Say, and Why,” in City Journal, Summer 2017. There is significant bias among criminologists. The reason for that bia…
Thursday, Sept. 12, looks to be a fateful day in the half-century-long political career of Joe Biden.
Sept. 11, 2001, will for most of us be one of those days for which we remember exactly where we were when we first learned the news of terrorism strikes on our nation.
Americans pay some of the highest brand-name drug prices in the world. This means that too many of us are having to choose between buying the medications we need and other essentials such as food, rent, utilities and other essentials.