The Atlantic Coast Pipeline, a proposed 550-mile natural gas pipeline that would extend from Harrison County, W. Va. across Virginia, down to Robeson County, N.C. would have no direct impact on Ashe County.
Ashe Memorial Hospital (AMH) announced on Friday, Sept. 26 they have received a grant worth approximately $255,048, over the next three years, to implement Mission HeartStart.
Schools across America took part in the third annual “RUN@School Day”, sponsored by the Road Runners Club of America.
Herbert Richardson was named the First place winner in the first annual West Jefferson Centennial Checkers Tournament. Larry Davis was named the runner up.The tournament was held in the Friendly Shoe Store on Sept. 20, 2014.
High Country Council of Governments has been awarded $200,000 by the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency (NCHFA) under the 2014 cycle of the Urgent Repair Program (URP). The program provides assistance to homeowners in Allegany, Ashe, Avery and...
BOONE – It's been almost seven years since local realtors sold as many homes as they did in August.
Updated Monday, Sept. 29 - A suspect in a number of area break-ins has been identified and interviewed by detectives with the Ashe County Sheriff's Office.
A morning fire threatened to destroy an occupied cabin at Shatley Springs Inn on Friday, Sept. 26.
The Ashe County Arts Council will sponsor Art on the Mountain from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. this Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014.
The local affiliate of Dolly Parton's Imagination Library, Imagination Ashe, will hold a donor reception from 5:30 - 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 26 at the Ashe County Arts Council. Supporters of Imagination Ashe are invited to attend.
Aug. 11Barbara Brown Safrit, 43, of Lansing was charged with simple assault. Bond was set at $1,500. Safrit was released the next day.Aug. 13
Fall officially began on Monday, Sept. 22, but the leaves have been turning since August and according to a map produced by the Department of Biology at Appalachian State University, leaves in Ashe County will peak in the next two...
North Carolina's Clean Water Management Trust Fund recently released its list of grants for statewide projects and Ashe County could be the beneficiary of $2.76 million - the most of any county in Northwest North Carolina and the neighboring...
The West Jefferson Board of Aldermen conducted a special meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 24 to consider a potential parking lot downtown and renovations to The Hotel Tavern.
Update: Sept. 26, 12:45 p.m. - Ashe County Manager Sam Yearick notified the Jefferson Post on Thursday, Sept. 26, a dog that escaped from the Animal Shelter on Wednesday had been recovered.
With a little over one month to go before North Carolina voters elect their next U.S. Senator, most polls show incumbent U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan (D) holding on to a slight lead over her challenger, State Rep. Thom Tillis (R).
Sue Counts is challenging two-term incumbent Republican Rep. Jonathan Jordan for the right to represent Ashe County and District 93 in the N.C. House of Representatives.
The following accident reports between Sept. 7 and Sept. 13 are from the N.C. Highway Patrol and are considered public record.Sept. 8Highway 221
Jefferson will usher in the fall season this weekend with an Oktoberfest celebration and Cruise-In.
On Sept. 27 - 28, alpaca breeders from across the United States and Canada will invite the public to come to their farms to meet their alpacas and learn more about these inquisitive, unique animals and the luxury fiber they produce.
Jean Miller, of Laurel Springs, N.C., believes that learning is an ageless process, and this 90-year-old woodworking student at Wilkes Community College is a shining example of a lifelong learner.
The Labor Day holiday ushers in the start of school, the NFL and college football seasons and signals the end of summer – marking a time many people decide to celebrate with alcohol.
The inaugural West Jefferson Centennial Checkers Tournament is scheduled to take place this weekend.
Ashe Services for Aging is hosting a number of events in the coming months that will benefit both the Senior Center and area seniors.Events include a Social Security seminar, free health clinic and yard sale.
The Boone Police Department has received the preliminary results of an autopsy on the body of Anna M. Smith.