To help ensure the safety of emergency first responders and the general public, Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation recently conducted a training program for emergency first responders across its service area. The training was held in Ashe...
Having trouble getting your son or daughter to do their homework? Is your child facing a bully at school? Is your teenager constantly showing disrespect?
We The People of Ashe County is hosting a local candidates forum at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4 at the Ashe County Courthouse.The public is invited and encouraged to attend.
BLOWING ROCK - When the eerie sound from the whistle of a steam locomotive pierces the peaceful quiet of an autumn High Country night, it can only mean one thing: it's time for Tweetsie Railroad's annual Ghost Train Halloween...
The Town of Lansing has been awarded a $120,000 grant to construct a 3,000-foot greenway along Big Horse Creek, a crucial part of the Creeper Trail Park's expansion.
Ashe County's unemployment rate held steady at 7.7 percent in August, according to the latest data released by the North Carolina Department of Commerce on Wednesday, Oct. 1.
Lucas Pruitt is the Ashe County High School CTE “Student of the Month” for September.
Don't anticipate natural gas companies or independent “wildcatters,” for that matter, to come drilling for natural gas in Ashe County or the High County anytime soon, if ever. That's according to an assistant professor of...
In August 1964, the Rev. Reeves Jones was elected pastor of Scottville Baptist Church in Laurel Springs.Recently, Jones and fellow church members celebrated 50 years of his continuous leadership of the Scottville congregation.
The following accident reports between Sept. 14 and Sept. 20 are from the N.C. Highway Patrol and are considered public record.Sept. 16Highway 194
Aug. 18Kristopher Michael Greer, 41, of Fleetwood was charged with communicating threats. Bond was set at $500. Greer was released on Aug. 20.Aug. 20
The Atlantic Coast Pipeline, a proposed 550-mile natural gas pipeline that would extend from Harrison County, W. Va. across Virginia, down to Robeson County, N.C. would have no direct impact on Ashe County.
Ashe Memorial Hospital (AMH) announced on Friday, Sept. 26 they have received a grant worth approximately $255,048, over the next three years, to implement Mission HeartStart.
Schools across America took part in the third annual “RUN@School Day”, sponsored by the Road Runners Club of America.
Herbert Richardson was named the First place winner in the first annual West Jefferson Centennial Checkers Tournament. Larry Davis was named the runner up.The tournament was held in the Friendly Shoe Store on Sept. 20, 2014.
High Country Council of Governments has been awarded $200,000 by the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency (NCHFA) under the 2014 cycle of the Urgent Repair Program (URP). The program provides assistance to homeowners in Allegany, Ashe, Avery and...
BOONE – It's been almost seven years since local realtors sold as many homes as they did in August.
Updated Monday, Sept. 29 - A suspect in a number of area break-ins has been identified and interviewed by detectives with the Ashe County Sheriff's Office.
A morning fire threatened to destroy an occupied cabin at Shatley Springs Inn on Friday, Sept. 26.
The Ashe County Arts Council will sponsor Art on the Mountain from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. this Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014.
The local affiliate of Dolly Parton's Imagination Library, Imagination Ashe, will hold a donor reception from 5:30 - 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 26 at the Ashe County Arts Council. Supporters of Imagination Ashe are invited to attend.
Aug. 11Barbara Brown Safrit, 43, of Lansing was charged with simple assault. Bond was set at $1,500. Safrit was released the next day.Aug. 13