LENOIR — Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation has been named one of the best places to work for Millennial employees in America, according to a study by The Center for Generational Kinetics and the workplace excellence research firm Best...
JEFFERSON — Caldwell Hospice in the High Country will offer an advance directive workshop from 10 am to noon Saturday, June 13, at Jefferson United Methodist Church, 115 East Main St., Jefferson. There is no charge for the...
WEST JEFFERSON —The Ashe County Sharing Center was able to bring awareness to hunger in Ashe County by hosting the First Annual Ashe County Empty Bowls event on Sunday, May 31.
WEST JEFFERSON — Want to test drive a new car and help save a life at the same time?Well, you can from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. this Saturday, May 30 at Ashe County Ford in downtown West Jefferson.
ASHE COUNTY – The following accidents that occurred between May 10 and May 16 were reported by the North Carolina Highway Patrol and are considered public record.May 10 Highway 16
ASHE COUNTY — A baby born today in Ashe County will live an average of 4 years less than a baby born on the same day in Orange County, according to the most recent statistics released by N.C. Child.
ASHE COUNTY —The Ashe County Board of Commissioners received an update on Mission HeartStart during their regular meeting Monday, May 18.
The idea for Project Graduation began in the summer of 1991 at the Student Athlete Summer Institute (SASI). Coach Vickie Herman, a teacher at Ashe Central High School and Coach Ricky Goodman, a teacher at Beaver Creek High School, accompanied their...
WEST JEFFERSON — Three students from Ashe County were selected to receive college scholarships from Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation.
JEFFERSON — Members of the Ashe School Based Health Center (SBHC) Advisory Committee appeared before the Board of Commissioners at their regular meeting Monday, May 18 to request a continuance of $40,000 for the center.
ASHE COUNTY —The following individuals were arrested and booked in the Ashe County Detention Center between Thursday, May 21 and Tuesday, May 26. The information is provided by the Ashe County Sheriff's Office and is public...
ASHE COUNTY — The number of people building new homes and commercial buildings in Ashe County is lower this year compared to the first five months of last year.
It's that time of year again for all graduating Ashe County High School seniors to receive the recognition they deserve.
On Jan. 6, 1949, The Skyland Post reported that Jefferson's high school gymnasium was completely destroyed by fire.
WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County Little Theatre announces their June production 'The Wiz' at the Ashe Civic Center June 25-29. Tickets went on sale May 25 at the Ashe Arts Center and can also be purchased by calling 336-846-2787.
ASHEVILLE — As the summer season officially started this past weekend, visitation to the Blue Ridge Parkway in 2015 is already up over 11 percent from last year.
CRUMPLER — Many citizens of Ashe County took time to honor, reflect upon and remember the selfless service of those brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice to protect our way of living here at home at Ashelawn Memorial Gardens on...
WEST JEFFERSON —Business and community leaders gathered at the 2015 Ashe County Chamber of Commerce's Annual Meeting and Luncheon for the announcement of the board's new chairman.
WEST JEFFERSON —Innkeeper Brian “Doc” Adams recently hosted members of the Jefferson Post staff for lunch at the historic Buffalo Tavern Bed and Breakfast on Tuesday, May 19.
JEFFERSON — Taxes for Ashe County property owners will increase if the board of commissioners approve the proposed County Budget for 2015-16.
LAUREL SPRINGS — A routine brush fire grew out of control and came close to causing damage to a structure Friday afternoon, May 22 in Laurel Springs. The fire occurred near a residence located on Gaither Poe Road.
WEST JEFFERSON — The 2015 Backstreet Park Concert Series kicks off at 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 29 in downtown West Jefferson.
Democrat incumbents Richard Lemly and Tom Neaves, and Republican Virginia Johnson were the big winners in the Ashe County Board of Commissioners race on election night, Tuesday, Nov. 4, 1986, according to an article in the Thursday, Nov. 6, 1986...
ASHE COUNTY — The following accidents that occurred between May 3 and May 9 were reported by the North Carolina Highway Patrol and are considered public record.May 3Phillips Gap Road