Car goes up in flames on NC-88

Car goes up in flames on NC-88

LAUREL SPRINGS-An overheating car burst into flames Sunday evening on NC-88.The action occurred near Jerry’s Midway Market.The Jefferson Post...

July 24th, 2016 updated: July 24th, 2016. |  


UPDATE: Power restored throughout most of Ashe

UPDATE: Power restored throughout most of Ashe

WEST JEFFERSON-Roughly one-quarter of Ashe County residents lost power early Saturday afternoon, according to power outage information provided by Blu...

July 23rd, 2016 updated: July 23rd, 2016. |  


Vigilant neighbor’s tip leads to arrest

Vigilant neighbor’s tip leads to arrest

FLEETWOOD-A tip from a quick thinking neighbor may have helped local deputies foil a robbery on Twin Bridges Drive early Friday morning.According to i...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Firefighters knock down afternoon house fire

Firefighters knock down afternoon house fire

WEST JEFFERSON-Firefighters and first responders from multiple department beat back a blaze on Golden Pond Road in West Jefferson Friday afternoon.Fir...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Ashe County wreck report

Ashe County wreck report

ASHE COUNTY — The following accidents between June 18 and July 2 were reported by the North Carolina Highway Patrol and are considered public re...

July 21st, 2016 |  


West Jefferson man charged with statutory rape

West Jefferson man charged with statutory rape

WEST JEFFERSON-A West Jefferson man has been charged with statutory rape following an investigation by the Ashe County Sheriff’s Office.Accordin...

July 20th, 2016 |  


Boggs crash survivor is recuperating

Boggs crash survivor is recuperating

WARRENSVILLE-Vickie Cooper was in dire straits.Cooper, of Warrensville, didn’t know where she was at the time. Today, she’s piecing back t...

July 19th, 2016 updated: July 20th, 2016. |  


Scattered storms possible Tuesday

Scattered storms possible Tuesday

WEST JEFFERSON-Despite nasty cloud cover overhead this morning, the High Country likely won’t see a repeat of severe storms on par with those th...

July 19th, 2016 updated: July 19th, 2016. |  


RNC: Star power at convention

RNC: Star power at convention

The entertainment lineup at the GOP convention includes some star power.Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar spoke on Monday morning at th...

July 18th, 2016 |  


Ashe County arrest report

Ashe County arrest report

ASHE COUNTY — The following individuals were arrested and booked in the Ashe County Detention Center Thursday, July 7 through Wednesday, July 13...

July 18th, 2016 |