WASHINGTON – Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., issued the following response regarding President Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday evening, Jan. 20:
JEFFERSON — At the tail end of the Ashe County Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 20, Commissioner Gary Roark made a motion that a plaque with the words “In God We Trust” be placed in the room at the courthouse where the...
LANSING —Firefighters representing Lansing Volunteer Fire and Rescue and several other departments kept busy Monday and Tuesday, as they worked together to contain three fires that occurred within a time span stretching a little over 24...
Ashe Child Care Family Resource is very pleased to announce Raising A Reader Grants awarded to following centers and classrooms in Ashe County. The RAR program is a 12 week program that engages families through literacy.
Sustainability Film Series begins Jan. 20
ASHE COUNTY — The local chapters of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and American Legion offer thanks to the following businesses for their generous donations to the Veterans Christmas Fund:
JEFFERSON — The Ashe County Board of Commissioners will conduct their regular meeting at 9 a.m. Tuesday morning, Jan. 20 in the small courtroom on the third floor of the Ashe County Courthouse.
RALEIGH — The life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will be remembered and honored today through acts of service in North Carolina and around the country.
WEST JEFFERSON — Collaborations between the Exceptional Children (EC) Department at Ashe County High School and Dr. Pepper Bottling Company continued again this year in an effort to help the families of two students in need.
WILKESBORO – The Walker Center, on the campus of Wilkes Community College, will present Travis LeDoyt's “A Tribute to the King” on Friday, Jan. 30, at 8 p.m. This performance is sponsored by Carolina West...
WILKESBORO – The Wilkes Community College Board of Trustees met on Thursday, Jan. 8, at the Walker Center on the campus of Wilkes Community College.
BOONE — Appalachian State University has retained its community engagement classification by the Carnegie Foundation first awarded to the university in 2008. The designation is valid until 2025.
WEST JEFFERSON — Area high school seniors whose parents are telephone service subscribers of SkyLine Membership Corporation and SkyBest Communications, may apply for national scholarships available through THE Foundation for Rural Service...
RALEIGH (TNS) — The first substantial bill of the General Assembly's new session tackles a perennial hot topic: government's ability to take private property.
JEFFERSON — A house fire at 586 Luther Road in Jefferson left five family members homeless on Wednesday, Jan. 14.The fire occurred at approximately 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 14.
RALEIGH − A legal settlement has been reached between the North Carolina Pesticide Board and an Ashe County Christmas tree farmer.
WEST JEFFERSON — A contest launched by Forest Ridge Assisted Living in 2011 returns this year with an opportunity for area residents to win a $25 gift card.
RALEIGH – The North Carolina Center for Missing Persons, which issues AMBER Alerts in this state, welcomes a new partnership with Facebook to help find missing children.
WASHINGTON – Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.) voted in favor of legislation designed to reduce excessive regulatory costs by overhauling the federal rulemaking process. H.R. 185, the Regulatory Accountability Act of 2015, passed the House by a vote...
CRESTON — Ashe County's resident weatherman, Joe Mullis, is featured in the January 2015 edition of Our State magazine.
BOONE — On Jan. 12, the Boone Police Department and the State Bureau of Investigation closed an on-going cyber investigation.
Between 25 and 40 percent of Americans with mental illness will pass through the criminal justice system at some point, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).
ASHE COUNTY — The following accidents that occurred between Dec. 28 and Jan. 3 were reported by the N.C. Highway Patrol and are considered public record.Dec. 29Jefferson
GRANITE FALLS — A mobilization ceremony for the 1450th Transportation Company of the North Carolina National Guard was conducted in Caldwell County on Friday, Jan. 9.
JEFFERSON — Throughout each year, American Emergency Vehicles (AEV) employees have an opportunity to donate $1 or more per week, which is matched by the company and donated to local charities.