Local writer scores fifth published story

Local writer scores fifth published story

JEFFERSON-The thrill of seeing her name in print never gets old for Ashe County’s Melissa Edmondson.Earlier this month, the wildly successful Ch...

February 20th, 2017 |  


‘We will Rock you’

‘We will Rock you’

WEST JEFFERSON-The Ashe County Civic Center will be rockin’ for Rocky in March.Several regionally renowned performance artists will take the sta...

February 20th, 2017 |  


County encourages Partnership to continue services

County encourages Partnership to continue services

JEFFERSON-After enjoying a mutually beneficial 17-year fortuitous relationship, county commissioners are hoping the Ashe County Partnership for Childr...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Buchanan requests more money

Buchanan requests more money

JEFFERSON-Not long after his appointment, Sheriff Terry Buchanan said he received an unexpected phone call from former sheriff James Williams.What was...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Ashe County Arrest Report Feb. 1-17

Ashe County Arrest Report Feb. 1-17

ASHE COUNTY — The following individuals were arrested and booked in the Ashe County Detention Center Wednesday, Feb. 1 through Friday, Feb. 20. ...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Decision upheld

Decision upheld

JEFFERSON-The Ashe County Board of Adjustments ruled Thursday evening that a wood splitting operation on West Laurel Knob Road in Todd owned by Marlin...

February 16th, 2017 updated: February 16th, 2017. |  


Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Closed to Fishing, March 1-31

RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will close approximately 1,000 miles of Hatchery Supported Trout Waters to fishing one-half hou...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Wood splitting business draws fire from neighbors

Wood splitting business draws fire from neighbors

TODD-A wood-splitting operation in Todd has divided community members on whether or not the new enterprise should be allowed to continue in its curren...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Partnership for Children looks to cancel lease with county

Partnership for Children looks to cancel lease with county

JEFFERSON-Ashe County Partnership for Children is seeking approval from county commissioners to terminate its lease at Family Central in Jefferson and...

February 15th, 2017 |  


New developments in fake bomb threat case

JEFFERSON-The state’s case against two local men accused of making a bomb threat against the Ashe County Courthouse has been continued until Mar...

February 15th, 2017 |