Despite the pandemic, with a decrease in vehicular traffic, new data from the North Carolina Department of Transportation shows that traffic d…

It may be a new year, but the High Country and the rest of our nation is only yet creeping toward the levels of COVID-19 vaccination that will…

As we publish the first print newspaper of the New Year, it’s appropriate that we in the Mountain Times Publications family — Watauga Democrat…

Environmental concerns are no secret to the High Country. As we progress from once-tiny communities to hubs of tourism, second-homes, higher e…

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If there is one group of Americans who can rise above the current fray of our divided and partisan country it is the members of our nation’s m…

There were more than 240 pedestrian and 19 bicyclist deaths in North Carolina in 2019 — 15 percent of all traffic fatalities on the state’s ro…

The text from a Marine sergeant war veteran came to an editor in the Ashe Post & Times offices on Sept. 11, and it read simply, “Never forget.”

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