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Welcome to the big time

Welcome to the big time

JEFFERSON-Shane Little has long said he’d drop what he’s doing – right this very second – to hop a flight …

February 11th, 2016 |  

Arctic blast coming this weekend

Arctic blast coming this weekend

WEST JEFFERSON-Your Valentine’s Day is going to be cold. Really cold. The National Weather Service said a deep Polar low …

February 10th, 2016 |  

Ashe County wreck report

Ashe County wreck report

ASHE COUNTY — The following accidents between Jan. 17 and Jan. 23 were reported by the North Carolina Highway Patrol …

February 8th, 2016 |  

Ashe County High confirms death of student

Ashe County High confirms death of student

WEST JEFFERSON-Ashe County High School confirmed the recent death of one of its students Monday. That’s according to a letter …

February 8th, 2016 |  

In solid shape

In solid shape

ASHE COUNTY — Ashe County and West Jefferson ended the last fiscal year on solid financial footing, according to audit …

February 8th, 2016 |  

National Weather Service: Ashe under winter storm watch for next four days

National Weather Service: Ashe under winter storm watch for next four days

ASHE COUNTY-Forecasters based in the National Weather Service’s Blacksburg, VA, office said Ashe and surrounding counties in southwestern Virginia will …

February 8th, 2016 |  

Skyline’s 10-digit dialing mandatory in April

ASHE COUNTY — Skyline customers in Ashe County will be required to use the 10-digit dialing system by the end …

February 8th, 2016 |  

RABIES UPDATE: At least two treated after being bitten by rabid dog

RABIES UPDATE: At least two treated after being bitten by rabid dog

FLEETWOOD-At least two people are being treated for exposure to rabies after being bitten last week by a rabid dog …

February 6th, 2016 |  

Sheriff: Viral Facebook video leads to trespassing charge

Sheriff: Viral Facebook video leads to trespassing charge

WEST JEFFERSON-A local animal rights activist was charged with second degree trespassing on Feb. 5. Lisa Fitzpatrick, 50, of Todd, …

February 6th, 2016 |  

New businesses getting a start

New businesses getting a start

The following new corporations were registered with the North Carolina Secretary of State’s office between Dec. 30, 2015-Feb. 3, 2016. …

February 5th, 2016 |  

West Jefferson streetscape project moves forward

West Jefferson streetscape project moves forward

WEST JEFFERSON —Construction for the long awaited expansion of downtown West Jefferson’s streetscape project could start as early as March …

February 4th, 2016 updated: February 4th, 2016. |  

Health Department encourages public to get vaccinated

Health Department encourages public to get vaccinated

ASHE COUNTY — N.C. State Rep. Jonathan Jordan visited the Ashe County office of Appalachian District Health Department to receive …

February 4th, 2016 |  

Firefighters beat back Davis Road blaze

Firefighters beat back Davis Road blaze

CRUMPLER-Firefighters from multiple volunteer departments battled a fire on Davis Road in Crumpler early Wednesday afternoon. The fire was reported …

February 3rd, 2016 updated: February 3rd, 2016. |  

Rabies case confirmed in Fleetwood

Rabies case confirmed in Fleetwood

JEFFERSON-Local public health officials issued a warning Tuesday about a confirmed case of rabies in the Fleetwood area. The public …

February 3rd, 2016 |  

Ashe County Board of Commissioners begin consideration of ‘high impact’ ordinance

Ashe County Board of Commissioners begin consideration of ‘high impact’ ordinance

JEFFERSON —The “High Impact Land Use Ordinance” that was recently approved by the Ashe County Planning Board last week now …

February 2nd, 2016 |  

How you can score a full ride to college

How you can score a full ride to college

WEST JEFFERSON-Elizabeth Hartley might be able to show you how to earn a free, or nearly free, college education. She’s …

February 1st, 2016 |  

Senior Center shows off newest upgrades

Senior Center shows off newest upgrades

WEST JEFFERSON — Sometimes writing a simple letter can make all the difference. That turned out to be the case …

February 1st, 2016 |  

Here’s who was scheduled to be in district court last week

The following cases were scheduled to be heard in Ashe County District Court on Jan. 28, 2016. The Jefferson Post …

February 1st, 2016 |  

Blue Ridge Electric’s ‘historic temporary rate reduction’ extended to full year

Blue Ridge Electric’s ‘historic temporary rate reduction’ extended to full year

LENOIR– Members of Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation will enjoy a full year of a temporary rate reduction made possible …

February 1st, 2016 updated: February 1st, 2016. |  

Gov. Pat McCrory drops by AEV

Gov. Pat McCrory drops by AEV

JEFFERSON-American Emergency Vehicles has come a long way since 2008. Just ask North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory who visited the …

February 1st, 2016 |  

Renegade Graphics expands to Jefferson

Renegade Graphics expands to Jefferson

JEFFERSON – A Jefferson embroidery shop now features new owners, a new name and, very soon, a new look. Creative …

February 1st, 2016 |  

Twice as nice

Twice as nice

WEST JEFFERSON — At the end of the night – there can be only one. Thirteen elementary and middle school …

January 30th, 2016 |  

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