Ashe County now home to mental health screening kiosk

WEST JEFFERSON– Ashe County now hosts a MindKare mental health screening kiosk, a touchscreen device that allows residents to learn about behavi...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Kitty Honeycutt Named Executive Director of Ashe County Chamber

Kitty Honeycutt Named Executive Director of Ashe County Chamber

WEST JEFFERSON—Kitty Honeycutt is the new Executive Director of the Ashe County Chamber of Commerce. The decision to hire Honeycutt was made by ...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Could a commissioner become next county maintenance director?

Could a commissioner become next county maintenance director?

JEFFERSON-Could a sitting member of the Ashe County Board of Commissioners be hired as the county’s next maintenance director?Ashe County Manage...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Third annual downhill race returns to Mount Jefferson in April

Third annual downhill race returns to Mount Jefferson in April

On April 21st, 22nd and 23rd, 2017 skateboarders from across the country will gather in West Jefferson, North Carolina to compete in the state’s...

February 24th, 2017 |  


The Walker Center presents The Bellamy Brothers on March 10

WILKESBORO – The Walker Center, on the campus of Wilkes Community College, will present the legendary country duo The Bellamy Brothers on Friday...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Appalachian State to host master’s degree information session Feb. 27

Appalachian State to host master’s degree information session Feb. 27

WEST JEFFERSON-Appalachian State University will host an information session for two of its business school master’s degree programs in Blue Rid...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


‘This is my passion’

‘This is my passion’

JEFFERSON-Mason Harris isn’t just blowing smoke, or vapor that is, when he says he will overcome the effects of a disastrous Jan. 17 landslide t...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Relationships, connections are building blocks to success for Ashe Rental

Relationships, connections are building blocks to success for Ashe Rental

WEST JEFFERSON-When the housing market bottomed out in 2008, Sherry Goodman was faced with a dilemma.Should she continue her career in real estate or ...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Fire destroys Glendale Springs home

Fire destroys Glendale Springs home

A single-story farmhouse was destroyed early Monday morning on Old Obids Road near Glendale Springs.According to Ashe County Fire Marshal Bob Davis, t...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Pot-belly pig death case to be heard in court

Pot-belly pig death case to be heard in court

ASHE COUNTY-A pending court case centered on the death of a pot-belly pig has highlighted the complexities cruelty investigators face when it comes to...

February 22nd, 2017 |