NEWS


Jet ready: Runway resurfacing wraps up airport upgrades

Jet ready: Runway resurfacing wraps up airport upgrades

JEFFERSON-Corporate America is now free to move about the High Country.Before the Ashe County Airport’s highly anticipated runway extension proj...

November 27th, 2016 updated: November 27th, 2016. |  


Authorities investigating single vehicle accident on US-221

WEST JEFFERSON-A busy stretch of US-221 was shut down Friday evening following a single vehicle accident.First responders and investigators with the N...

November 25th, 2016 |  


First responders rush to reported fall near Cascade Falls

First responders rush to reported fall near Cascade Falls

FLEETWOOD-First responders from Ashe and Wilkes Counties descended on the Blue Ridge Parkway Friday night in response to a reported fall in the nation...

November 25th, 2016 updated: November 27th, 2016. |  


Nov.10-17 Highway Patrol accident report

The following accidents that occurred between Nov. 10 and Nov. 17 were reported by the North Carolina Highway Patrol and are considered public record....

November 24th, 2016 updated: November 24th, 2016. |  


Court dismisses Pilar’s rape charge

JEFFERSON-As part of a negotiating plea deal, a district court judge oversaw the dismissal of a statutory rape charge against an Ashe County man last ...

November 23rd, 2016 |  


When Pigs Fly finds new home

When Pigs Fly finds new home

JEFFERSON — The spot between the towns has a familiar face in a new spot.When Pigs Fly BBQ & Wings recently finished off their move from Mt....

November 23rd, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Lady Huskies knock off Watauga
Indoor track season underway

Indoor track season underway

WINSTON-SALEM — The 2016-17 indoor track season for Ashe County officially started on Nov. 22 with the team’s first meet of the season at ...

November 30th, 2016 |  


MVAC releases football all-conference team

MVAC releases football all-conference team

WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County Huskies put three players on the Mountain Valley All-Conference football team.Senior quarterback Colin Ellis, s...

November 29th, 2016 |  


VIDEO: Mat Monsters hard at work

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November 27th, 2016 |  


Ashe loses on buzzer beater

Ashe loses on buzzer beater

CLAREMONT — Bunker Hill just seems to have the Huskies’ number over the past two seasons.The Bears beat Ashe County for the third time in ...

November 27th, 2016 |  


Lady Huskies open season with win

Lady Huskies open season with win

CLAREMONT — Ashe County started the season off of on the right foot with a 60-30 victory at Bunker Hill on Tuesday.Sophomore Sam Woods led all s...

November 24th, 2016 |  


Bulldog wrestling starts 2-0

Bulldog wrestling starts 2-0

Nathan Ham | Jefferson Post - The Ashe County Middle School Bulldogs are off to a great start with a pair of convincing victories over North Wilkes an...

November 23rd, 2016 |  


MULTIMEDIA


OPINION


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An assault on democracy
Liberals Should Rediscover Federalism

Liberals Should Rediscover Federalism

RALEIGH — For the second time in recent experience, and the fifth time in American history, a presidential candidate has been elected despite ha...

December 1st, 2016 updated: December 1st, 2016. |  


Where do progressives go from here?

Where do progressives go from here?

We have been somewhere near here before—Reagan in the 1980’s; Bush the Second in the 2000’s. Donald Trump is certainly more crude an...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Definition of insanity? Trump transition team proposals for ‘replacing’ the Affordable Care Act

Definition of insanity? Trump transition team proposals for ‘replacing’ the Affordable Care Act

They say the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. If that’s so, then we have a t...

November 29th, 2016 |  


NC should reverse course regarding tax policy

NC should reverse course regarding tax policy

The costly tax cuts Kansas lawmakers passed in recent years have had a negative economic and fiscal impact on the state that serves as caution for Nor...

November 28th, 2016 |  


More Conservative Gains Are Coming

More Conservative Gains Are Coming

RALEIGH — Regardless of the ultimate outcome of the governor’s race, North Carolina will continue its role as one of the nation’s le...

November 27th, 2016 |  


Disability Rights NC scores a win for NC’s most vulnerable children

Disability Rights NC scores a win for NC’s most vulnerable children

There are hundreds of children in North Carolina who have complex behavioral health needs—that is, they have a developmental or intellectual dis...

November 26th, 2016 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA