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 |  


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 March 23, 2016.Dustin Geter Baker: possess marijuana up to 1/2 o...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Firefighters battle Buffalo brush blaze

Firefighters battle Buffalo brush blaze

WEST JEFFERSON-Volunteer firefighters from Jefferson and West Jefferson joined forces Tuesday afternoon in battling a brush fire on Lewis Road in the ...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Group kickstarts caboose purchase project

Group kickstarts caboose purchase project

WEST JEFFERSON-The train - or at least a portion of it - could be returning to West Jefferson in the near future.A local group is raising funds to pur...

March 20th, 2017 |  


AMH ranks among state’s best in patient satisfaction

JEFFERSON-Ashe Memorial Hospital has been ranked 12th in the entire state of North Carolina in regards to Patient Satisfaction Would Recommend, accord...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Commissioners take no action on barking dogs

Commissioners take no action on barking dogs

JEFFERSON-Ashe County Commissioners gave barking dogs a de facto reprieve Monday morning by deciding to table a motion to consider a countywide noise ...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Car careens into creek in Saturday crash

Car careens into creek in Saturday crash

WEST JEFFERSON-Two people were sent to Ashe Memorial Hospital Saturday afternoon following a single vehicle crash on NC-163.That news comes from the N...

March 19th, 2017 updated: March 19th, 2017. |  


Hopkins, Church murder cases top upcoming court session

Hopkins, Church murder cases top upcoming court session

JEFFERSON-Two controversial murder cases could demand the services of a jury during the March 27 session of Ashe County Superior Court.Perhaps the mos...

March 16th, 2017 updated: March 16th, 2017. |