WEST JEFFERSON — On Feb. 15, writers and poets were given the opportunity to showcase their …
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Sometimes we may wonder where to find answers to our questions in the Scriptures, or where to find answers when other people question our belief system. For instance, we know Jesus died on the Cross and rose again on the third day, but why did Jesus have to die and how do we explain to other…
BOONE — The High Country Collaborative (HCC) has received an additional two years of funding to continue work on the Improving Community Outcomes for Maternal and Child Health (ICO4MCH) grant. The HCC is focused on improving birth outcomes, reducing infant mortality and improving health of c…
HAYS — At the neutral site of North Wilkes High School, the Ashe County Huskies girls basketball team took on the West Wilkes Blackhawks in the second round of the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference Tournament Tuesday, Feb. 18, with the Huskies getting the 46-38 comeback win.
WARRENSVILLE — The Ashe County Middle School basketball teams celebrated a successful end of the season on Feb. 11 with one team taking home the championship and several players receiving recognition.
WEST JEFFERSON — In their final game of the regular season, the Ashe County Huskies boys basketball team welcomed the West Wilkes Blackhawks to West Jefferson Tuesday, Feb. 11, looking to avenge their previous loss this season.
WEST JEFFERSON — The lineup for the 2020 Christmas in July Festival in Downtown West Jefferson which will be held on July 3 and 4 has been confirmed, with many returning performers as well as some new ones.
With a deep respect for lyrical storytelling, cellist/singer-songwriter Shana Tucker delivers a unique voice through her self-described genre of ChamberSoul. Shana’s melodies weave strong hints of jazz, classical, soulful folk, acoustic pop and a touch of R&B into a distinctive rhythmic …
WEST JEFFERSON — Hayes School of Music faculty members Eric Koontz and Junie Cho perform a Sunday afternoon concert at the Arts Center in West Jefferson, Feb. 9. The violist and pianist played a varied mix of classical chamber music in the intimate setting.
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 into the Blue Ridge…
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…
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has just given us notice he will be terminating the Visiting Forces Agreement that governs U.S. military personnel in the islands.
From the day he entered the race, Joe Biden was the great hope of the Democratic establishment to spare them from the horrifying prospect of a 2020 race between The Donald and Bernie Sanders.
A High Country program that has been serving students with learning challenges for more than four decades is in need of assistance, and you may be able to help.
This past Friday, Feb. 14, Ashe County lost one of its best … Ray Miller (1933-2020). From the Glendale Springs area, he was a general contractor of note and was highly respected for his integrity, honesty, work ethic and for being a very fine person.