Superintendent: Sheriff failed to follow proper protocol

JEFFERSON-Phyllis Yates said she missed Ashe County Sheriff Terry Buchanan’s comments regarding the school system at last week’s board of ...

April 25th, 2017 |  


DSS salaries released

DSS salaries released

JEFFERSON-During the past two weeks, the Jefferson Post has provided in-depth information about how your tax dollars are being spent by county officia...

April 24th, 2017 |  


The Power of An Attorney

ASHE COUNTY-How much would you pay for an attorney?Just how deep you are willing to dig in your pocket might depend on the severity of the charge you ...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Sheriff says school board doesn’t like his ideas

Sheriff says school board doesn’t like his ideas

JEFFERSON-How effective is the DARE program in preventing children from using drugs today and as adults?The answer to that question depends on who you...

April 20th, 2017 |  


County closer to new fire training center, middle school

County closer to new fire training center, middle school

JEFFERSON-Ashe County Commissioners agreed to terms on two land deals on April 17 that should have a lasting impact on community infrastructures and f...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Suspected Crumpler shooter taken into custody

Suspected Crumpler shooter taken into custody

JEFFERSON-The manhunt for suspected Crumpler shooting suspect Lee Walker Fierro came to a close Wednesday night after he was taken into custody by the...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Accident slows traffic in West Jefferson

Accident slows traffic in West Jefferson

WEST JEFFERSON- A two-car collision on Jefferson Avenue/U.S. 221 Business Wednesday afternoon resulted in only minor property damage.Both drivers of t...

April 19th, 2017 |  


UPDATE: ACSO looking for self described gangster following Crumpler shooting

UPDATE: ACSO looking for self described gangster following Crumpler shooting

JEFFERSON-Authorities are searching for a West Jefferson man after he allegedly shot another man in Crumpler Monday night.That news comes from Ashe Co...

April 19th, 2017 |  


ACSO tight-lipped on alleged Crumpler assault

ACSO tight-lipped on alleged Crumpler assault

JEFFERSON-Ashe County Sheriff Terry Buchanan declined Wednesday to release details regarding a reported aggravated assault on Tom Fowler Road.“I...

April 19th, 2017 updated: April 19th, 2017. |  


Support builds to save Fleetwood School

Support builds to save Fleetwood School

JEFFERSON-With the pending destruction of the former Fleetwood School property that sits inconspicuously below U.S. 221, at least one local resident h...

April 18th, 2017 |