ACHS’s Turner prepares for summer abroad

ACHS’s Turner prepares for summer abroad

JEFFERSON-Most high schoolers spend their summer breaks hitting the river or dipping their toes into the work world.Ashe County High School’s El...

April 17th, 2017 |  


‘Coffee with a Cop’ serving up second cup

‘Coffee with a Cop’ serving up second cup

WEST JEFFERSON-Local law enforcement will serve up its second helping of Coffee with a Cop April 28 on the Backstreet in West Jefferson.The informal s...

April 17th, 2017 |  


Sheriff said Williams is behind records request

Sheriff said Williams is behind records request

JEFFERSON-Ashe County Sheriff Terry Buchanan has accused his predecessor, James Williams, of engaging in a “political fishing expedition” ...

April 17th, 2017 |  


Sheriff discloses Houck settlement in shooting case

Sheriff discloses Houck settlement in shooting case

ASHE COUNTY-During public comment of the Ashe County Board of Commissioners meeting Monday morning, Sheriff Terry Buchanan provided previously unrepor...

April 17th, 2017 |  


The cost of doing business

The cost of doing business

JEFFERSON-In an April 2016 email from County Manager Sam Yearick to the Ashe County Board of Commissioners, Yearick told the elected body that lawsuit...

April 15th, 2017 |  


Fire training facility could be coming to Beaver Creek

Fire training facility could be coming to Beaver Creek

JEFFERSON-Ashe County firefighters are one step away from having a major item crossed off their wish list.On Monday, county commissioners will conside...

April 14th, 2017 |  


Ashe County Arrest Report April 1 – April 12

Ashe County Arrest Report April 1 – April 12

ASHE COUNTY-The following individuals were arrested and booked at the Ashe County Detention Center between April 1 and April 13. This information was ...

April 13th, 2017 |  


Courting History: Helton Academy

Education around the turn of the century was left up to interested communities and churches. A group of interested citizens in the Helton Community me...

April 13th, 2017 |  


Ashe County Wildlife Club Hosts First Pistol Shoot of 2017 this weekend

Ashe County Wildlife Club Hosts First Pistol Shoot of 2017 this weekend

LAUREL SPRINGS-The Ashe County Wildlife Club will host its first pistol shoot of the year on Saturday, April 15 at 10 a.m. at its pistol range at 3220...

April 13th, 2017 |  


On the taxpayers’ dime

On the taxpayers’ dime

JEFFERSON-While the County of Ashe has remained tight lipped on how much money it’s paying a Winston-Salem based law firm representing it in the...

April 12th, 2017 |