WEST JEFFERSON — The Blue Ridge Theater and Event Center opened its doors to the community on Sept. 13, hosting an open house to show off the changes and style new owner Steve Mochen has brought to the center.
WEST JEFFERSON — The Blue Ridge Theater and Event Center is welcoming Bucky Covington to perform on Sept. 21, the first performance since being purchased by Steve Mochen in August.
WEST JEFFERSON — The 62nd Annual Meeting of SkyLine Membership Corporation is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 29, at Ashe County High School in West Jefferson. SkyLine customers who have active memberships in the cooperative are invited.
WEST JEFFERSON — As autumn rolls around on the calendar, the West Jefferson Business Association is starting a contest to bring the fall spirit to downtown West Jefferson.
JEFFERSON — Some 320 partners, clients and vendors of Vannoy Construction came together at Jefferson Landing Golf Resort for the 23rd Annual Vannoy Construction Golf Tournament to raise money for Ashe County college scholarships Thursday, Aug. 30.
With new ownership, bigger artists and updating decor, the Blue Ridge Theater and Event Center is getting a new lease on life.
WEST JEFFERSON — After less than two months operating his Taste of Chicago hot dog stand, local restaurateur Joey “Meatballs” Zugu has sold the business to an Ashe County family.
JEFFERSON — When Pigs Fly BBQ and Wings is closing its doors Wednesday, Aug. 29, according to restaurant owner Kristin Howell, and she and her staff are making an exodus to Shatley Springs Restaurant in Crumpler, and taking the smoker with them.
WEST JEFFERSON — Not much has changed the past few months at 8 East Main Street in downtown West Jefferson, the future location of a Dr. Pepper museum and restaurant to be named Doc’s on Main.
JEFFERSON — The 35,000-square-foot former Faith Fellowship building has found its new calling as the soon-to-be High Country Flea Market — the area’s first indoor year-round marketplace, according to new owner and West Jefferson native Keith Woodie.
WEST JEFFERSON — West Jefferson’s newest addition, Bull’s Boots and Western Store, held a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, Aug. 15, joining both the town and the Ashe County Chamber of Commerce. Located on Backstreet and connected to Mountain Outfitters, Bull’s is look…
WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County Chamber of Commerce held its monthly chamber blast event at Saloon Studios from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16.
Century 21 Heritage Realty, located at 11 Beaver Creek School Road in West Jefferson, is pleased to announce the addition of Jennifer A. Price to their sales team.
WEST JEFFERSON — The West Jefferson GE Aviation plant is currently playing an important role in the development of GE’s newest aircraft engine family. The plant has been expanding and transitioning since 2015, with the long-term plan to become a crucial manufacturer of internal components of…
WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County Chamber of Commerce welcomed its newest member on Wednesday, July 25, Southern Shine Raw Juice Bar. Located at the northern end of West Jefferson’s historic downtown, Southern Shine hopes to add new, healthy options to the town’s menu.
WEST JEFFERSON — A crowd of people from Ashe County gathered outside a small white kitchen building on East Ashe Street for a ribbon cutting ceremony, and to sample the flavors of authentic Windy City street food on a drizzly Friday, July 20 at 10 a.m.
LAUREL SPRINGS — The Ashe County Chamber of Commerce celebrated the opening of Horse Hugs, an organization that specializes in therapy using miniature horses, on Wednesday, July 11.
WEST JEFFERSON — West Jefferson has a new cinematic-viewing experience. Blue Ridge Movie Lounge opened its doors to the public Thursday, July 12 for a ribbon cutting through the Ashe County Chamber of Commerce.
Blue Ridge Energy has announced that Tasha Rountree of West Jefferson has joined the cooperative as Ashe County district manager, working in conjunction with current district manager Kay Sexton until her retirement in March 2019.
A1 Mountain Realty has announced its newest realtor in West Jefferson, Tara Phipps. Phipps originally moved to Ashe County when she was 12 and graduated high school at the former Beaver Creek High School in West Jefferson.
WEST JEFFERSON — Doc’s on Main, the soon to be Dr. Pepper museum and restaurant, is nearing completion and anticipating an August opening date, according to a Dr. Pepper Bottling Plant representative.
Fleetwood resident and Appalachian State University professor Pat Mitchell was elected vice president of the North Carolina Economic Development Association by the nonprofit organization’s members.
LANSING – Pie on the Mountain has reopened and is serving pizza again after a late-night electrical fire closed the restaurant for repairs on May 17, according to the manager.
GLENDALE SPRINGS — After being closed for a few years, the Glendale Springs Inn and Restaurant has officially reopened and joined the Ashe County Chamber of Commerce.
Tim Harrolds Empire Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram is one of 468 Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram and FIAT dealerships to have earned the 2018 Customer First Award for Excellence.
WEST JEFFERSON — On a night of record attendance, the Ashe County Chamber of Commerce held its 2018 Annual Meeting at The Barn on New River on Tuesday, June 12.
Parkway Acquisition Corp., the parent company of Skyline National Bank and Great State Bank, has announced that shareholders have approved the combination of their banks at respective shareholder meetings held on June 14.
In 1999 the former AF Bank, now LifeStore, opened a branch office in Boone under the name, Appalachian First and in October 2004 AF Bank and Insurance moved into its new home at 1675 Blowing Rock Road. The following year, in 2005, the Boone Advisory Board was formed and Stacy C. Eggers Jr. w…
WEST JEFFERSON — Roten Insurance in West Jefferson has announced that for the fifth year in a row, parent company Erie Insurance has been awarded the “Highest Satisfaction with the Auto Experience Purchase Experience” by J.D. Power.
RALEIGH — The Unites States Treasury certified 252 areas in the state, one of which in Ashe County, as official North Carolina Opportunity Zones on May 18, potentially opening a new source of investment capital for regions of the state that need it the most.
WEST JEFFERSON — Skyline National Bank’s new branch in West Jefferson is now open to the public. This full-service branch, the bank’s first branch in Ashe County, is located at 1055 Mt. Jefferson Road.
WEST JEFFERSON — Greg Ashley of Lifestore Insurance, in West Jefferson, has achieved the President’s Club distinction with Auto-Owners Insurance Company for 2017. The President’s Club honors the top 25 producing life, health and annuity agents nationwide for Auto-Owners Life Insurance Compan…
WEST JEFFERSON — The Rural Broadband Association recognized six rural telecommunications industry leaders for their achievements and service to the industry during the 2018 Rural Telecom Industry Meeting and EXPO in Austin, Texas, in late February, and Jimmy Blevins, SkyLine chief executive …
SPARTA — After four years at its downtown Sparta location, Sparky’s Coffeehouse is moving to Shatley Springs in Crumpler. Sparky’s Coffeehouse is owned and operated by Jeremy & Claire Halsey.
WEST JEFFERSON — A new attraction is headed to Ashe County, this time in the form of a “movie lounge.” Zach Fulbright, along with his wife, Kristell, plan to open the Blue Ridge Movie Lounge in downtown West Jefferson in the “summer of 2018.”
Art studio and gallery owner Aurelien Tremblay, better known as ‘Frenchy,’ recently joined the Ashe County Chamber of Commerce. Members of the Chamber of Commerce gathered outside the gallery on March 31 for a ceremonial ribbon cutting welcoming Frenchy to the chamber family.
A new business to help veterans find employment called U.S. Water Warriors Inc. has established its national headquarters in West Jefferson.
From left, Edward Hinson, the executive director of competitive operations at SkyLine, presents a $25,000 check to Ashe Memorial Hospital CEO Laura Lambeth on Sept. 15. SkyLine strategic sales supervisor Brent Keith and Skyline board of directors member Jerry Roten stand with Hinson and Lamb…
Schuster Physical Therapy, a new clinic in Jefferson, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house event with refreshments on Friday, Sept. 4.
In honor of its support of “citizen warriors,” Vannoy Construction recently received the Patriot Award from the North Carolina Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve.