WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County Little Theatre announces their spring production, “One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest,” April 17-19 at the Ashe Civic Center. Tickets are on sale now at the Ashe Arts Center or by calling...
Left photo: From left to right: Wanda Sawyer (great grand mother); Rhonda Testerman (grandmother); Erica Roten (mother); seated: Beulah Wooten (great great grandmother)holding Raylan Testerman born Feb. 19, 2015.
Individuals who are caring for loved ones at home have another opportunity to learn about issues and services that may be helpful to them.
WEST JEFFERSON — Quilt Square Girls, the downtown West Jefferson business owned by Syndi and Renee Brooks, well-known for their handcrafted barn quilts and daily messages/affirmations posted on a chalkboard that rests outside of their store, is...
It was May 1996.
ASHE COUNTY — A group of 26 students from St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia, Pa. recently spent their spring break in Ashe County as part of the school's Appalachian Experience program. This was the second year in a row Ashe...
Applications are now available for youth programs sponsored locally by SkyLine Membership Corporation, including the Frank James-SkyLine Scholarship, Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) Youth Tour and Cooperative Leadership Camp.
WARRENSVILLE — Students at Blue Ridge Elementary School recently took part in a nationwide effort to read the most, coast to coast on March 6.
Fire departments that serve Ashe County have responded to more than their fair share of chimney and structure fires this winter, some of which have resulted in totally destroyed homes and some of which the departments have been able to extinguish...
WILKESBORO – MerleFest, presented by Window World and slated for April 23-26, 2015, will host two of the winners of Belk's Southern Musician Showcase – the Christian Lopez Band and Down Home Band – as part of the many...
This is the first installment in a bi-weekly series of photos and news of Ashe County yesteryear.
A group of Ashe County artists and craftspeople, under the auspices of the Ashe County Arts Council, is looking for participants for a county-wide studio tour.
The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) recently released a draft of its 10-Year State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP), and now they're seeking feedback from the public.
RALEIGH — The state Department of Cultural Resources accepting nominations for North Carolina's highest civilian honor now through April 24.
When Ray's Weather Forecast calls for “One Golf Ball” conditions in the High Country, families shouldn't have to choose between heating their home and putting food on the table.
Dollar General is already anticipating stiffer competition this year once Dollar Tree completes its purchase of Matthews-based Family Dollar.
LAUREL SPRINGS — A single car accident that occurred late Tuesday afternoon in Laurel Springs sent one man to the hospital and caused serious damage to his car.
ASHE COUNTY — The following individuals were arrested and booked in the Ashe County Detention Center between March 3 - 9.
Two nearby state parks, Stone Mountain (Roaring Gap, N.C.) and Grayson Highlands (Mouth of Wilson, Va.), are among two of the 20 nominees for Best State Park.
JEFFERSON — Mission HeartStart, the project that harnesses the strength of Ashe County's large faith community to focus on early recognition of sudden cardiac arrest, and early and effective bystander CPR or CCC, announced this week that...
Ashe County has been awarded $13,954 in federal funds to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the area under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program.
WEST JEFFERSON — Joshua Goodman has been chosen as the Automotive Student of the Month at Ashe County High School.Goodman has demonstrated his performance both in the classroom and the shop, and is definitely a hard worker.
An outbreak of drug-resistant “superbug” infections may have sent officials at Virginia Mason Medical Center scrambling for solutions, but hospitals across Seattle, Wash. — and in North Carolina and beyond — say they're...
Two area youth baseball players - one from Lansing, another from Avery County - are featured in the 2014 edition of “The Best Players in Babe Ruth League.”
JEFFERSON — The Ashe County Board of Commissioners will hold a special meeting with the Board of Education and Superintendent Dr. Todd Holden, beginning at noon on Monday, March 16.