No hope for Fleetwood School

No hope for Fleetwood School

JEFFERSON-Ashe County Commissioners decided Monday morning to take a hands-off approach concerning the demolition of the old Fleetwood School building...

May 15th, 2017 updated: May 16th, 2017. |  


Sibaja earns district ‘Teacher of the Year’ honors

Sibaja earns district ‘Teacher of the Year’ honors

JEFFERSON-Mountain View Elementary’s Lisa Sibaja was recently named the district’s 2017 Teacher of the Year.That news according to a May 1...

May 15th, 2017 |  


Ashe County Ford Hosts Drive One 4UR Community May 20

WEST JEFFERSON-Test drive a new Ford and Ford will donate $20 to Ashe County Relay For Life for each qualifying test drive, one per household“We...

May 13th, 2017 |  


Sheriff: There is no jail controversy

Sheriff: There is no jail controversy

JEFFERSON-The nascent administration of Ashe County Sheriff Terry Buchanan hasn’t been without its bumps in the road.Appointed in January by the...

May 12th, 2017 |  


Can you hear me now?

Can you hear me now?

ASHE COUNTY-On Oct. 21, 2016, the unthinkable become a reality for emergency personnel and firefighters countywide.The communication system that links...

May 12th, 2017 updated: May 12th, 2017. |  


STEP for Small Business in Lansing Accepting Applications

LANSING– Lansing small business entrepreneurs can now apply for loans through the STEP (Small Town Economic Prosperity) for Small Business progr...

May 12th, 2017 |  


Mental health needs rising in schools

Mental health needs rising in schools

JEFFERSON-Depending on how you see things, the Ashe County Board of Education received a mix bag of news from the district’s Assessment, Support...

May 11th, 2017 |  


Multiple people transported from scene of US-221 crash Thursday morning

Multiple people transported from scene of US-221 crash Thursday morning

FLEETWOOD-At least two people were transported from the scene of a two car crash on US-221 Thursday morning.The crash occurred sometime before 8:35 a....

May 11th, 2017 |  


ATTENTION: Parents and graduating seniors

ASHE COUNTY-There’s little more exciting than watching another group of Ashe County High School seniors walk across the big stage and head off i...

May 11th, 2017 |  


Discovery of dog bones leads to arrest in animal abuse case

ASHE COUNTY-A Glendale Springs man is facing a litany of charges related to animal abuse following an investigation by Ashe County Animal Control.Jose...

May 10th, 2017 |