Authorities looking for inmate who walked away

Authorities looking for inmate who walked away

WILKES COUNTY-Authorities are searching for an inmate who they say walked away from a highway work crew in Wilkes County.According to a press release ...

July 27th, 2016 updated: July 27th, 2016. |  


Ashe County wreck report

Ashe County wreck report

ASHE COUNTY — The following accidents between July 3 and July 9 were reported by the North Carolina Highway Patrol and are considered public rec...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Ashe County arrest report

Ashe County arrest report

ASHE COUNTY — The following individuals were arrested and booked in the Ashe County Detention Center Thursday, July 14 through Wednesday, July 2...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Yadkin Bank purchased by FNB Corp

Yadkin Bank purchased by FNB Corp

RALEIGH-Yadkin Bank was purchased last week by Pittsburgh-based FNB Corp., in a deal worth some $1.4 billion, according to a press release issued join...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Ashe women face drug charges

Ashe women face drug charges

JEFFERSON-Separate investigations by the Ashe County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the arrests of two local women on an array of drug charges...

July 25th, 2016 updated: July 25th, 2016. |  


‘Brutal 100’ to be featured on UNC-TV

‘Brutal 100’ to be featured on UNC-TV

RALEIGH-Ashe County’s premier endurance challenge will be featured in a UNC-TV segment next week.That’s according to emails provided to th...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Burke inmates prove lucrative for jail

Burke inmates prove lucrative for jail

JEFFERSON-Twenty Burke County inmates were recently transported to the Ashe County detention center following a surprise visit on July 12, from state ...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Car goes up in flames on NC-88

Car goes up in flames on NC-88

LAUREL SPRINGS-An overheating car burst into flames Sunday evening on NC-88.The action occurred near Jerry’s Midway Market.The Jefferson Post...

July 24th, 2016 updated: July 24th, 2016. |  


UPDATE: Power restored throughout most of Ashe

UPDATE: Power restored throughout most of Ashe

WEST JEFFERSON-Roughly one-quarter of Ashe County residents lost power early Saturday afternoon, according to power outage information provided by Blu...

July 23rd, 2016 updated: July 23rd, 2016. |  


Vigilant neighbor’s tip leads to arrest

Vigilant neighbor’s tip leads to arrest

FLEETWOOD-A tip from a quick thinking neighbor may have helped local deputies foil a robbery on Twin Bridges Drive early Friday morning.According to i...

July 22nd, 2016 |