Hopkins charged in Shatley shooting

Hopkins charged in Shatley shooting

JEFFERSON-A former Ashe County Sheriff’s Office deputy was indicted Wednesday in last summer’s shooting death of Dallas Shatley.The charge...

September 28th, 2016 updated: September 28th, 2016. |  


School board looks to ease concerns over new middle school

School board looks to ease concerns over new middle school

JEFFERSON-A contingent from the Ashe County Board of Education came before Jefferson Aldermen Monday night to try to ease concerns and tensions within...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Letter: Hammer’s attorney could help him receive yet another murder charge

Letter: Hammer’s attorney could help him receive yet another murder charge

WEST JEFFERSON-In a letter written from his Virginia prison cell, convicted murderer Freddie P. Hammer has told the Jefferson Post he knows details ab...

September 26th, 2016 |  


‘We need rain’

‘We need rain’

JEFFERSON-For the second time this year, Ashe County find itself on the verge of drought.According to data released Sept. 20 by the North Carolina Dro...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Injuries light in two car crash

Injuries light in two car crash

WEST JEFFERSON-The North Carolina Highway Patrol said no one was seriously injured in a two car crash on NC-163 Monday morning.The crash occurred shor...

September 26th, 2016 updated: September 26th, 2016. |  


Here’s who’s scheduled to be in district court this week

The following cases are scheduled to be heard in Ashe County District Court beginning Sept. 29, 2016.Abbreviations list:PWIMSD (possession with intent...

September 24th, 2016 |  


N.C. voters oppose HB2, razor-thin margins in governor, U.S. Senate races

N.C. voters oppose HB2, razor-thin margins in governor, U.S. Senate races

BURLINGTON-Nearly half of North Carolina voters likely to head to the polls this fall oppose HB2, the so-called “bathroom bill” that’...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Sept. 10-20 Arrest Report

The following individuals were arrested and booked in the Ashe County Detention Center Saturday, Sept. 10 through Tuesday, Sept. 20. The information i...

September 20th, 2016 |  


McCrory: Gas pipeline bypassed

McCrory: Gas pipeline bypassed

RALEIGH-Drivers - you can breathe a little easier.In a press release issued Tuesday morning, Colonial Pipeline said its completed a bypass for a probl...

September 20th, 2016 |  


Remembering Hurricane Hugo

Remembering Hurricane Hugo

WEST JEFFERSON-Hurricanes aren’t suppose to make it this far inland.The mountains normally serve as a natural barrier against these titans of de...

September 19th, 2016 |