Victim unhurt in daylight home invasion

LAUREL SPRINGS-An elderly woman was unhurt this week after authorities say three men barged into her home as part of a home invasion and robbery.Now, ...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Asphalt plant appeals likely to continue

Asphalt plant appeals likely to continue

JEFFERSON-Although it’s been a long and arduous road for all parties involved, it appears the fractured pavement is far from settling in the deb...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Shaping Ashe County’s Future

Shaping Ashe County’s Future

JEFFERSON-A vision of Ashe County’s future became a little clearer Tuesday evening as community leaders once again convened to discuss how we ca...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Blue Ridge to unveil new ‘solar garden’

Blue Ridge to unveil new ‘solar garden’

JEFFERSON-Blue Ridge EMC will show off its new community solar garden initiative in Jefferson next week.The cooperative will showcase the project at a...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Johnson follows passion of exploring new cultures to Ireland

Johnson follows passion of exploring new cultures to Ireland

WEST JEFFERSON-Few people are willing to move out of their comfort zone to pursue their true dreams and ambitions.Mac Johnson is one of those people.T...

November 28th, 2016 |  


Ashe Vision meets Nov. 29

JEFFERSON-If you want to make sure that the Ashe County of tomorrow is better than the Ashe County of today, you’ll want to take time to attend ...

November 28th, 2016 |  


Highway Patrol says Friday wreck was fatal

Highway Patrol says Friday wreck was fatal

WEST JEFFERSON-The N.C. Highway Patrol said a Todd man that was killed in a Friday evening accident on U.S. 221 was not wearing his seat belt.Robert W...

November 28th, 2016 |  


Jet ready: Runway resurfacing wraps up airport upgrades

Jet ready: Runway resurfacing wraps up airport upgrades

JEFFERSON-Corporate America is now free to move about the High Country.Before the Ashe County Airport’s highly anticipated runway extension proj...

November 27th, 2016 updated: November 27th, 2016. |  


Authorities investigating single vehicle accident on US-221

WEST JEFFERSON-A busy stretch of US-221 was shut down Friday evening following a single vehicle accident.First responders and investigators with the N...

November 25th, 2016 |  


First responders rush to reported fall near Cascade Falls

First responders rush to reported fall near Cascade Falls

FLEETWOOD-First responders from Ashe and Wilkes Counties descended on the Blue Ridge Parkway Friday night in response to a reported fall in the nation...

November 25th, 2016 updated: November 27th, 2016. |