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. |  


Bulldogs win big on the diamond

Bulldogs win big on the diamond

WARRENSVILLE — The Ashe County Middle School baseball and softball teams picked up wins in conference play over Alleghany last week.Baseball: As...

March 28th, 2017 |  


East Wilkes tennis shuts down Ashe

East Wilkes tennis shuts down Ashe

WEST JEFFERSON — East Wilkes helped itself keep pace with Elkin in the conference standings with an impressive 9-0 victory over Ashe County on T...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Lansing woman takes plea deal in drug trafficking case

Lansing woman takes plea deal in drug trafficking case

JEFFERSON-An undercover drug sting by the Ashe County Sheriff’s office in the fall of 2015 resulted in a conviction in a Suboxone trafficking ca...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Combs takes plea deal in courthouse bomb threat case

Combs takes plea deal in courthouse bomb threat case

JEFFERSON-One of the three suspects charged with making a false bomb threat against the Ashe County Courthouse last summer pleaded no contest in Ashe ...

March 27th, 2017 |  


DA: Hopkins rejects initial plea deal

DA: Hopkins rejects initial plea deal

JEFFERSON-A trial by jury likely looms on the horizon for Joshua “Hoppy” Hopkins.During an administrative session of Ashe County Superior ...

March 27th, 2017 updated: March 27th, 2017. |  


Tennis beats Wilkes Central

Tennis beats Wilkes Central

WEST JEFFERSON — A strong doubles performance from Ashe County made the difference in the team’s match against Wilkes Central last week.Th...

March 26th, 2017 |  


Huskies get first conference win

Huskies get first conference win

WEST JEFFERSON — Pierce Cox picked a great time to come up with his biggest hit of the season.The senior smacked a game-winning RBI double in th...

March 26th, 2017 |  


Ashe County Arrest Report March 10-24

Ashe County Arrest Report March 10-24

ASHE COUNTY-The following individuals were arrested and booked in the Ashe County Detention Center Friday, March 10 through Friday, March 24. The info...

March 24th, 2017 |