NEWS


1:05 pm |    
‘This is my passion’
We can even pray for God to hurry

We can even pray for God to hurry

So often in the Psalms, the prayers were for the Lord to “make haste.” In other words, “Hurry please!” “Make haste to he...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Ashe McDonald’s manager receives prestigious national award

Ashe McDonald’s manager receives prestigious national award

WEST JEFFERSON — Each year, McDonald’s recognizes the top 10 percent of it’s restaurant managers nationwide with the prestigious ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Local writer scores fifth published story

Local writer scores fifth published story

JEFFERSON-The thrill of seeing her name in print never gets old for Ashe County’s Melissa Edmondson.Earlier this month, the wildly successful Ch...

February 20th, 2017 |  


‘We will Rock you’

‘We will Rock you’

WEST JEFFERSON-The Ashe County Civic Center will be rockin’ for Rocky in March.Several regionally renowned performance artists will take the sta...

February 20th, 2017 |  


County encourages Partnership to continue services

County encourages Partnership to continue services

JEFFERSON-After enjoying a mutually beneficial 17-year fortuitous relationship, county commissioners are hoping the Ashe County Partnership for Childr...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Buchanan requests more money

Buchanan requests more money

JEFFERSON-Not long after his appointment, Sheriff Terry Buchanan said he received an unexpected phone call from former sheriff James Williams.What was...

February 20th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


4:00 pm |    
App State sports roundup
ACMS releases spring sports schedules

ACMS releases spring sports schedules

WARRENSVILLE — The spring sports season is here for Ashe County Middle School with the first baseball and softball games scheduled for March 9 a...

February 24th, 2017 |  


VIDEO: Lady Husky video highlights

VIDEO: Lady Husky video highlights

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February 24th, 2017 |  


Lady Huskies fall in OT

Lady Huskies fall in OT

BELMONT — The Lady Huskies nearly pulled off what would have been a big first round upset in the 2A state playoffs, but in the end, the Stuart C...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Basketball all-conference teams named

Basketball all-conference teams named

WEST JEFFERSON — Ashe County had four all-conference players and four honorable mention players on the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference award...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Mountaineers schedule three-game series with UNC

Mountaineers schedule three-game series with UNC

BOONE — Appalachian State will host their third ACC football opponent in seven seasons at Kidd-Brewer Stadium when the UNC Tarheels come to Boon...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Lady Huskies focused on state playoffs

Lady Huskies focused on state playoffs

WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County Lady Huskies hope they have a state playoff run left in them after the conference tournament came to an end las...

February 20th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


OPINION


Welcoming the stranger: A Christian activist responds to Trump’s immigration order

Welcoming the stranger: A Christian activist responds to Trump’s immigration order

On Friday, Jan. 27, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that severely restricts immigration from seven Muslim countries, suspends all ref...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Letter to the Editor

I just read the front page article about April Eicher winning McDonald’s Outstanding Restaurant Manager Award for the second time. I want to con...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Let’s Foster More New Businesses

Let’s Foster More New Businesses

RALEIGH — In today’s highly polarized climate, can we get our politicians to agree anything? Well, I can think of at least proposition tha...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


The fiscal fallout from flawed executive orders on immigration

The fiscal fallout from flawed executive orders on immigration

Public outcry and legal challenges to President Trump’s Executive Orders on immigration were immediate. The costs to our country and economy wil...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Recent legislation paves the way for huge drops in withdrawal rates for NC virtual charter schools

Recent legislation paves the way for huge drops in withdrawal rates for NC virtual charter schools

Top administrators for the state’s two virtual charter schools boasted 2016-17 student withdrawal rates that are a fraction of what they were in...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Time to take responsibility

Time to take responsibility

When my younger brother was about three years old, he stuck his head between the railings on a stairway and got it stuck. My parents were out and our ...

February 21st, 2017 updated: February 21st, 2017. |  


SOCIAL MEDIA