Spring athletes honored at ACHS

Spring athletes honored at ACHS

WEST JEFFERSON — The 2016-17 sports season at Ashe County High School officially came to a close last week with the annual Spring Sports Awards ...

May 28th, 2017 |  


Horton to reappear in Superior Court on stabbing charge

Horton to reappear in Superior Court on stabbing charge

JEFFERSON-In March, Danny Horton, 45, was ready to accept a plea deal and plead guilty to a charge of attempted assault with a deadly weapon with inte...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Lawsuit filed in Shatley shooting case

Lawsuit filed in Shatley shooting case

JEFFERSON-The family of a Crumpler man, who was killed during a police altercation nearly two years ago, has filed a civil suit against former Ashe Co...

May 24th, 2017 |  


The Worshiper hits the road

The Worshiper hits the road

WEST JEFFERSON — Every band always remembers that first tour they take. For one local band, that tour begins this Friday.The Worshiper, a Christ...

May 24th, 2017 |  


The road to removal

ASHE COUNTY- While much of America is fixated on the possibility of Congress impeaching President Trump, the Jefferson Post has revisited state statut...

May 24th, 2017 updated: May 24th, 2017. |  


Braves win Tarheel League tournament

Braves win Tarheel League tournament

SPARTA — It was an all-Ashe County final in the championship game of the 12U baseball tournament that featured all teams from Ashe, Alleghany an...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Ashe sends 11 to 2A track championship

Ashe sends 11 to 2A track championship

GREENSBORO — The Ashe County track team completed the 2017 season last Friday at the NCHSAA 2A Track & Field Championship at North Carolina ...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Olympians shine at Ashe County High School

Olympians shine at Ashe County High School

WEST JEFFERSON — A near-perfect weather day greeted a bunch of smiling faces for the annual Ashe County Special Olympics held at the high school...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Hospital seeks $400,000 from county to stabilize finances

Hospital seeks $400,000 from county to stabilize finances

JEFFERSON-In an attempt to avoid succumbing to the same fate of countless rural hospitals nationwide, Ashe Memorial Hospital officials said they have ...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Three arrested in West Jefferson drug bust

Three arrested in West Jefferson drug bust

WEST JEFFERSON-Dozens of drug charges followed a routine traffic stop on NC-163 early Monday morning.The bust also led to the recovery of a large volu...

May 17th, 2017 |