Hopkins defense attempts to subpoena Jefferson Post

WEST JEFFERSON-The law firm representing a former Ashe County Deputy charged with murder in the July 2015 shooting death of Dallas Shatley has attempt...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Sands leaves sheriff’s office

Sands leaves sheriff’s office

Ashe County’s lead investigator in a slew of active investigations, including two notorious homicides, is leaving the sheriff’s office.Det...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Ashe County Wreck Report Jan. 6-13

Ashe County Wreck Report Jan. 6-13

ASHE COUNTY — The following accidents that occurred between Jan. 1 and Jan. 13 were reported by the North Carolina Highway Patrol and are consid...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Buchanan’s credentials, plans for sheriff’s office emerge

Buchanan’s credentials, plans for sheriff’s office emerge

JEFFERSON-The Jefferson Post recently obtained credentials and background information for newly appointed Sheriff Terry Buchanan.He presented this inf...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


Absher steps down following controversial decision

Absher steps down following controversial decision

JEFFERSON-Following the Ashe County Board of Commissioners’ controversial decision to appoint Terry Buchanan to the position of sheriff, long-ti...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Mudslide forces business evacuations

Mudslide forces business evacuations

JEFFERSON — A mudslide Tuesday afternoon forced customers and employees to evacuate a handful of businesses in the shopping center next to Tract...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Commissioners pick Buchanan to serve as new sheriff

Commissioners pick Buchanan to serve as new sheriff

JEFFERSON-There’s a new sheriff in town.Going against the recommendations from a few of the deputies that will serve under the new administratio...

January 17th, 2017 updated: January 17th, 2017. |  


Community comes together to celebrate MLK Day at Ashe Arts Council

Community comes together to celebrate MLK Day at Ashe Arts Council

Ed Perzel said Monday’s celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day might be the most important anniversary commemorating the work of the nation&...

January 17th, 2017 updated: January 17th, 2017. |  


Property owners catch a break with middle school deal

While school officials might have the caught the ire of parents last week with the confirmation that the future home of the county’s sole middle...

January 16th, 2017 updated: January 17th, 2017. |  


Leek, Morgan, Widner named to UNC-Asheville Dean’s List

ASHEVILLE-The following students from West Jefferson have been named to UNC Asheville’s fall Chancellor’s List / Dean’s List. To see...

January 16th, 2017 |