Laws was born and raised in Ashe County. She is a 1987 graduate from Ashe Central High School and in 1988 graduated from Wilkes Community College with an Associate's Degree in Medical Office Assistant. She worked in the medical field for 10 years before starting her career at the Jefferson Post. She has been employed with the Jefferson Post for 15 years and works with our parent company selling at other property locations. Teresa and her husband Gary have one son Alex, who is a rising senior at Ashe County High School. They reside in the Laurel Springs Community.
John Sears is a 30-year marketing and sales specialist in heavy industry, high tech and financial products. Born in North Carolina into a career U.S. Marine Corps family, Sears also served with the Marines in North Africa, Cyprus, and the Middle East. He was awarded a bachelor's degree in Economics from Lafayette College in 1980, and did MBA work in Finance at the University of Chicago. John and his wife Gabriele have one son, Domenic, and they reside in the Fleetwood community.
Bulluck was born and raised in Greensboro, North Carolina. He graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2004 with a BA in History and later earned a MA in late 19th, early 20th century U.S. and British Social/Political History from High Point University. He taught U.S. History for five years at Oak Ridge Military Academy and previously wrote for The Rhinoceros Times in Greensboro.
Ham was born in Boone and has lived in Ashe County his entire life. He graduated from Ashe County High School in 2005 and from Appalachian State University in May of 2009 with a B.S. degree in Communications with a concentration in Electronic Media/Broadcasting. He has been the sports editor at the Jefferson Post since October of 2009.
Hart is a transplant from Winston-Salem. She is a graduate of East Forsyth Senior High School, Kernersville, and holds two associate degrees: Computer Processing - Forsyth Technical College, and 2005 Graphic Design - Westwood College, Denver, Colorado. She worked for 16 years at GMAC Insurance in Winston-Salem, as a Senior Customer Service Representative and a Business Analyst. She is married to Rev. Silas Hart, pastor of Cox's Grove Baptist Church, Crumpler. They have two sons and four grandchildren. They reside in the Jefferson Community.