Sibling squabble ends in stabbing

WEST JEFFERSON-A domestic dispute between two brothers took a dangerous turn Monday evening when one of the men stabbed his sibling during an argument...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Ashe County wreck report

Ashe County wreck report

ASHE COUNTY — The following accidents between Aug. 7 and Aug. 13 were reported by the North Carolina Highway Patrol and are considered public re...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Church arson case scheduled for superior court

JEFFERSON-Several high profile cases featuring charges related to the burning of a church, sex offenses and drug manufacturing top the Monday, Aug. 31...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Historic Parkway home destroyed by fire

Historic Parkway home destroyed by fire

WEST JEFFERSON-It withstood the test of time, but it couldn’t outlast the flames.By the time firefighters arrived at 2215 Calloway Gap Road, the...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Ashe County Arrest Report

Ashe County Arrest Report

JEFFERSON-The following individuals were arrested and booked at the Ashe County Detention Center Thursday, Aug. 11 through Thursday, Aug. 188. The inf...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Annual Antiques Fair returns next month

Annual Antiques Fair returns next month

WEST JEFFERSON-Downtown is building a reputation as a “must see” tourist destination in western North Carolina.The High Country’s be...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


BOMB THREAT UPDATE: Three charged in phony courthouse threat

BOMB THREAT UPDATE: Three charged in phony courthouse threat

JEFFERSON-The Ashe County Sheriff’s Office believes it’s solved a mysterious bomb threat made against the Ashe County Courthouse earlier t...

August 19th, 2016 updated: August 19th, 2016. |  


Let’s Play Jeopardy! (Game Two) – Category: the NC Economy

Let’s Play Jeopardy! (Game Two) – Category: the NC Economy

The size, scope and complexity of North Carolina’s economy today is something even seasoned business people have trouble comprehending. I recent...

August 19th, 2016 |  


When the Sheriff fell from the sky

When the Sheriff fell from the sky

WEST JEFFERSON-Jerry Lewis said he still remembers the day he glanced up from his breakfast and watched a helicopter come crashing down on West Jeffer...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Big upgrades coming to BackStreet

Big upgrades coming to BackStreet

WEST JEFFERSON-No, the dusty dirt road that now hugs storefronts along the Back Street is not part of some throwback celebration to celebrate West Jef...

August 18th, 2016 |