NEWS


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DA: Hopkins rejects initial plea deal
Banned from Walmart

Banned from Walmart

WEST JEFFERSON-Two local residents will no longer be able to “save money and live better” following recent decisions in Ashe County Distri...

March 24th, 2017 updated: March 24th, 2017. |  


Court dismisses cyberstalking charge in Fitzpatrick case

Court dismisses cyberstalking charge in Fitzpatrick case

JEFFERSON-A cyberstalking charge against a local animal rights activist was dismissed during a recent session of Ashe County District Court.Lisa Fitzp...

March 24th, 2017 updated: March 24th, 2017. |  


Faith Fellowship to host debate on resurrection

Faith Fellowship to host debate on resurrection

WEST JEFFERSON-Phillip Drum is returning to the Lion’s Den on April 7.The Wilmington based software developer and self-proclaimed atheist made r...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


County’s challenge of planning board’s asphalt decision slows to a standstill

County’s challenge of planning board’s asphalt decision slows to a standstill

JEFFERSON-The ongoing saga concerning the planned construction of an asphalt plant in the Glendale Springs community may not see any type of resolutio...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


‘Coffee With A Cop’ to debut this month

WEST JEFFERSON-Ashe County Sheriff Terry Buchanan will host a new meet and greet program later this month at a downtown coffee shop.“Coffee With...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Deep Gap man dies in head-on crash

Deep Gap man dies in head-on crash

WATAUGA COUNTY-A Deep Gap man was killed in a head-on collision on U.S. 421 in Watauga County Monday morning.The accident occurred at 10:09 a.m. near ...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Trout season opens Saturday
Golfers finish second at Mountain Aire

Golfers finish second at Mountain Aire

[caption id="attachment_7195" align="alignnone" width="300"] Photo courtesy | Lorrie Tomlinson - The Ashe County golf team finished second at Mountain...

March 28th, 2017 updated: March 28th, 2017. |  


Bulldogs win big on the diamond

Bulldogs win big on the diamond

WARRENSVILLE — The Ashe County Middle School baseball and softball teams picked up wins in conference play over Alleghany last week.Baseball: As...

March 28th, 2017 |  


East Wilkes tennis shuts down Ashe

East Wilkes tennis shuts down Ashe

WEST JEFFERSON — East Wilkes helped itself keep pace with Elkin in the conference standings with an impressive 9-0 victory over Ashe County on T...

March 28th, 2017 |  


VIDEO: Lady Huskies take the field

VIDEO: Lady Huskies take the field

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March 27th, 2017 |  


Tennis beats Wilkes Central

Tennis beats Wilkes Central

WEST JEFFERSON — A strong doubles performance from Ashe County made the difference in the team’s match against Wilkes Central last week.Th...

March 26th, 2017 |  


Huskies get first conference win

Huskies get first conference win

WEST JEFFERSON — Pierce Cox picked a great time to come up with his biggest hit of the season.The senior smacked a game-winning RBI double in th...

March 26th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


OPINION


Learn to compromise

Learn to compromise

After four years of controlling every branch of state government, Republicans in North Carolina are having a hard time understanding compromise and bi...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Building on a foundation of success, Ashe County Public Library continues to be an agent of positive community change. In support of the library’...

March 27th, 2017 |  


School Reform Requires Strong Leaders

School Reform Requires Strong Leaders

RALEIGH — My father was Darth Vader.No, that doesn’t make me a Jedi Knight. My father was also Boss Hogg and a range of other bad guys. Du...

March 27th, 2017 |  


ACA repeal legislation morphs into an all-out assault on people in need

ACA repeal legislation morphs into an all-out assault on people in need

In recent days, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives finally released and started “marking up” their long-promised and long-hi...

March 26th, 2017 updated: March 26th, 2017. |  


A tale of two speeches

A tale of two speeches

In his state of the state address, Governor Roy Cooper laid out a hopeful vision for the state, mixing Democratic policy proposals for the base while ...

March 25th, 2017 updated: March 25th, 2017. |  


From Obamacare to Republicare

From Obamacare to Republicare

If we can allow ourselves to tune out the many distractions coming out of Washington (and Raleigh), we might be able to tune into the number one domes...

March 25th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA