JEFFERSON — Benjamin Nieves Tirado, an Ashe County man who is accused of killing his son, is expected to make his first court appearance Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 at the Ashe County Courthouse in Jefferson.
WEST JEFFERSON — A new gas station is scheduled to open in Ashe County in the coming months.
RALEIGH — A new, first-of-its-kind study compiled by healthcare experts has measured the loss of jobs, business activity, and tax revenue to each North Carolina county for the decision of the North Carolina General Assembly to refuse the...
ASHE COUNTY — A North Carolina tradition will continue this New Year's Day with opportunities to get out and reconnect with nature, and maybe start on a New Year's resolution, on First Day Hikes at every state park and recreation...
WILKESBORO — Carolina West Wireless, the premier wireless carrier in western North Carolina, announces the expansion of its 4G LTE wireless network into Ashe county.
ASHE COUNTY — An Ashe County man is dead following a domestic situation that occurred early Thursday evening.
JEFFERSON — Renovations and an impressive expansion is underway at Margate Health and Rehab in Jefferson.
ASHE COUNTY — John Sturgill (center) was selected as Ashe County Ford's Automotive Tech Student of the Month from Ashe County High School for November 2014.
Telling a story in pictures is “North Carolina Ski Resorts,” the newest addition to Arcadia Publishing's popular Images of America series.The book, by author Donna Gayle Akers, was released on Dec. 15, 2014.
WEST JEFFERSON – Christmas came early as a temporary rate reduction was approved for Blue Ridge Electric members on their January 2015 bills, thanks to the Board of Directors of Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation.
WEST JEFFERSON — Ashe County now has a Holiday Inn Express.What was originally a Hampton Inn and then The Hotel of West Jefferson, is now a Holiday Inn Express.The change became official Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014.
ASHE COUNTY — Ashe County resident William Jeremiah is a member of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion.
During the winter months, your home is closed up tight to keep warm, making it an excellent time to make plans for radon testing.
Update — According to a representative from the Wilkes Correctional Facility, as of 6:17 p.m., Tuesday evening, Dec. 16, law enforcement officials are still searching for escaped convict Christopher Church, who went missing from work detail...
ASHE COUNTY — The following accidents that occurred between Nov. 23 and Nov. 29 were reported by the N.C. Highway Patrol and are considered public record.Nov. 23Buck Mountain Road
Local social media was abuzz early Monday morning, with many Ashe County residents reporting a loud sound and their homes shaking.What most thought to be an earthquake turned out to be true.
According to an article published in The Washington Post on Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, Ashe County is now the largest Christmas tree producer in the United States.
New job opportunities are available for Ashe County residents.GE Aviation is following through on its commitment to create 105 new jobs in West Jefferson by 2017.
GREENSBORO — Ashe County Farm Bureau was named the winner of the 2014 County of Excellence Award, Division 3.
WEST JEFFERSON — Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation is warning the public about continued scams targeting members.
DURHAM — The Nature Conservancy has acquired 800 acres in Ashe County. The new property, which includes rare mountain bogs, will be added to the Conservancy's Bluff Mountain Preserve.
JEFFERSON — Greensboro-based artist William Mangum has been a hands-on advocate for the needs of North Carolina's homeless population, donating his artistic skills and publishing gifts to make the seasonal “Honor Card: program one of...
JEFFERSON — At the annual McFarland Christmas Party held at the new Boondocks Brew Haus and Events Center on Saturday, Dec. 6, Robert Franklin surprised those in attendance with the announcement that his role at the company was changing. He...
The body of a missing Avery County woman was discovered around midnight Wednesday morning, Dec. 10, 2014, near Phillips Gap off the Blue Ridge Parkway in Ashe County.
ASHE COUNTY — Local author and photographer Dr. Douglas Butler was recently awarded the 2014 Willie Parker Peace History Book Award from the North Carolina Society of Historians for his book, “North Carolina Civil War Monuments: An...