LANSING — Lansing School is for sale, and a local nonprofit hopes to revitalize the old ston…
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JEFFERSON — On behalf of Ashe County Schools, the Ashe County Board of Commissioners unanimously adopted a resolution supporting local control of school calendars during its meeting in the courthouse at 9 a.m. Feb. 18.
JEFFERSON — Ashe County District Court was held Thursday, Jan. 14, at the Ashe County Courthouse, where more than 250 charges were heard. Anthony S. Anderson, Cody W. Anderson, Dustin G. Baker, Christopher R. Barker, Duane E. Danner Jr., Daniel L. Grubb, India D. Huffman and Andrew C. Jackso…
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JEFFERSON — At their second consecutive visit to an Ashe County Board of Commissioners meeting Monday, Feb. 18, Ashe County Public Library presented three bookmobile funding options to the board, who put off making a decision until it is time to set the 2019-2020 budget.
JEFFERSON — March was declared Think Babies Month by the Ashe County Board of Commissioners during its second meeting of the month in the Ashe County Courthouse at 9 a.m. Monday, Feb. 18.
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SPARTA — The Ashe County girls basketball team lost in heartbreaking fashion in the first round of the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference Tournament, as the Alleghany Trojans mounted a late comeback to take down the Huskies 62-59 in overtime Friday, Feb. 15.
GREENSBORO — For the second straight year, Ashe County senior Zachariah Bare took home the NCHSAA 2A State Championship trophy for first place in the 220-pound weight class.
WEST JEFFERSON — It was a Senior Night stomp for the Ashe County Huskies girls basketball team (13-10) Tuesday, Feb. 12, as they swept away visiting East Wilkes Cardinals (6-16) in a 62-39 cap of their regular season. After the game, guards Sam Woods and Abby Sullivan and forward Emma Shephe…
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As Ashe County Schools concludes — and the Ashe County Sheriff’s Office nears its end of — the investigation into the graffiti threats at Ashe County Middle School, it must be said that the communication to the public of any potential danger appears to be ending much better than it began.
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