Mumps case confirmed at App State

BOONE-On April 7, 2017 Appalachian District Health Department (AppHealthCare) and Appalachian State University confirmed one case of mumps in an Appal...

April 10th, 2017 |  


Welcoming spring in the High Country

Welcoming spring in the High Country

(Photo submitted) Ethan Bennett landed this 20-inch brown trout last week. Caught in Big Horse Creek at Teaberry bridge right below the Country House ...

April 10th, 2017 |  


Ashe suicide rate drops to 43rd

Ashe suicide rate drops to 43rd

JEFFERSON-Ashe County is known for its picturesque views, countless recreational opportunities and a myriad of wildlife that has made it a travel dest...

April 7th, 2017 updated: April 7th, 2017. |  


Ashe County Civil Court Report April 12

Ashe County Civil Court Report April 12

JEFFERSON-The following is a list of recent court cases scheduled to be heard during recent session of Ashe County Superior Court. This information is...

April 6th, 2017 |  


Ashe County Wreck Report March 16-April 4

Ashe County Wreck Report March 16-April 4

ASHE COUNTY – The following are the most recent accidents reported by the North Carolina Highway Patrol and are considered public record.March 1...

April 6th, 2017 |  


WJ alderman son added to ABC board

WEST JEFFERSON — The only item on the West Jefferson Board of Alderman meeting agenda to offer up differing opinions among the board was the dec...

April 6th, 2017 |  


Grandfather Mountain mourns the loss of Jim Morton

Grandfather Mountain mourns the loss of Jim Morton

LINVILLE — On April 1, 2017, Grandfather Mountain lost one of its most devoted champions.James McKay Morton, chairman of the Grandfather Mountai...

April 6th, 2017 |  


Two transported from scene of NC-88 crash

Two transported from scene of NC-88 crash

WARRENSVILLE-Two people were transported by Ashe Medics from the scene of a single vehicle crash in Warrensville Wednesday afternoon.The accident occu...

April 5th, 2017 |  


Aldermen approve $3,000 for WJ caboose project

Aldermen approve $3,000 for WJ caboose project

WEST JEFFERSON — The support for a project to bring a train caboose to West Jefferson continues to grow with the most recent approval by the Wes...

April 5th, 2017 |  


County modifies terms of Combs’ property clean-up

ASHE COUNTY-County commissioners agreed Monday morning to modify an existing agreement concerning the former R.J. Combs property in Glendale Springs. ...

April 4th, 2017 updated: April 5th, 2017. |