Ashe man finds salvation, refuge from addiction in care of wife

JEFFERSON-A North Carolina circuit judge told 39-year-old Randall Hayes Tuesday that he has three women in his life.One of those women is his wife, wh...

February 9th, 2017 |  


Cruise-in proposal passes with 3-2 vote

WEST JEFFERSON — Following up a spirited debate on the value of downtown car shows and cruise-ins, it appears that the Heritage Iron Club will g...

February 9th, 2017 updated: February 9th, 2017. |  


High Country Seed Swap & Growers Exchange

Saturday, 03/04 at Family Central 8:30 AM – 1:30 PMOn Saturday, March 4, 2017, all aspiring and practicing area gardeners are invited to Ashe Fa...

February 9th, 2017 |  


Court removes Boone man from sex offender registry

Court removes Boone man from sex offender registry

JEFFERSON-The North Carolina Sex Offender registry is not a life sentence for offenders who find themselves on that list.On Monday, David Edwin Waln,o...

February 9th, 2017 |  


Hopkins case continued to March 27

Hopkins case continued to March 27

Anticipation was building last week due to the scheduled appearance of Joshua “Hoppy” Hopkins in Ashe County Superior Court.The excitement...

February 8th, 2017 |  


Branson avoids prison with Alford plea

Branson avoids prison with Alford plea

JEFFERSON-Skylar Branson, the 20-year-old Ashe County man that led sheriff’s deputies on a high-speed chase down a winding mountain highway last...

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


Final judgment in church arson case

Final judgment in church arson case

JEFFERSON-Potentially shaky and unreliable testimony from key witnesses prevented an arson charge conviction in the North Beaver Baptist Church burnin...

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


‘We’re still here’

‘We’re still here’

JEFFERSON-Julie Wyatt is waiting patiently on a Valentine’s Day miracle.But right now, Wyatt, owner of Jefferson’s Village Florist, said s...

February 7th, 2017 |  


Judge to Watson: ‘Stay away from meth’

JEFFERSON-The dangers of crystal meth usage were driven home to a local man during Monday’s session of Ashe County Superior Court.Timothy Ray Wa...

February 6th, 2017 |  


ACHS student met by resource officers in school parking lot following social media post

WEST JEFFERSON-Disciplinary action has been taken against an Ashe County High School 11th grader following a social media post made over the weekend.T...

February 6th, 2017 updated: February 6th, 2017. |