Downhill skateboard race returns to Mt. Jefferson April 22

Downhill skateboard race returns to Mt. Jefferson April 22

WEST JEFFERSON-The national long board scene is about to gain some altitude, as nearly 100 highly skilled riders will once again try to negotiate hair...

April 4th, 2017 |  


Driver transported after crashing into parked fire truck

Driver transported after crashing into parked fire truck

WARRENSVILLE-A driver was transported by Ashe Medics personnel after the pickup he was driving slammed into a parked fire truck Tuesday morning.Accord...

April 4th, 2017 |  


‘Smoky Mountain’ success story

‘Smoky Mountain’ success story

WEST JEFFERSON-Byron and Nancy Jordan said they knew next to nothing about the restaurant industry when they first came to Ashe County at the dawn of ...

April 3rd, 2017 |  


Would you have “Coffee with a Cop?”

Would you have “Coffee with a Cop?”

WEST JEFFERSON-They might have come for the coffee, but they stuck around for a chat with a cop.Last week, local law enforcement officers hosted their...

April 3rd, 2017 |  


Sharing Center continues to fight hunger

Sharing Center continues to fight hunger

ASHE COUNTY-Last year, the Ashe County Sharing Center distributed 383,000 pounds of food to local families to meet a growing demand in the community.E...

April 3rd, 2017 |  


Superior Court Wrap-up

Ashe County Superior Court wrapped up early Tuesday afternoon with multiple offenders receiving suspended sentences while others were not so fortunate...

April 2nd, 2017 |  


Breaking meth’s hold

JEFFERSON-Drug treatment and rehabilitation were offered to several repeat offenders during the March 27 session of Ashe County Superior Court.Many of...

March 30th, 2017 |  


Bad check leads to bad blood in cousin vs. cousin case

JEFFERSON-An Ashe County man received an active jail sentence March 28 in Ashe County Superior Court after entering an Alford plea to a simple assault...

March 30th, 2017 updated: March 30th, 2017. |  


Court does not accept plea deal in Horton stabbing case

Court does not accept plea deal in Horton stabbing case

JEFFERSON-Prior to Tuesday’s session of Ashe County Superior Court, prosecutors and the defense had come to tentative agreement in a September s...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Retired North Carolina State Trooper charged in sex crimes case

Retired North Carolina State Trooper charged in sex crimes case

JEFFERSON-A former officer of the North Carolina Highway Patrol was charged earlier this month with sex crimes by state investigators.According to cou...

March 28th, 2017 updated: March 28th, 2017. |