The following accident reports between Aug. 31 and Sept. 6 are from the N.C. Highway Patrol and are considered public record.Sept. 5West Jefferson
Ashe County has a new economic development director.
By Alan Bulluckabulluck@civitasmedia.comLast Thursday, the nation took time to pause and remember those who lost their lives in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
By Sam ShumateAshe County's first hospital was located in Lansing.
Boone Police have confirmed that a body found in woods near the Appalachian State University campus on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 is that of missing student Anna M. Smith.
The Friends of the Library will welcome Our State's Quiz Editor Alan Hodge to the second event of the On The Same Page Literary Festival and the Friends monthly meeting Wednesday, Sept. 17, 11 a.m., in the Friends Community Room at the Ashe...
WILKESBORO – Josh Roten of Jefferson has been reappointed to the Wilkes Community College Board of Trustees.
The Blue Ridge Parkway is expecting a robust fall visitor season along the 469-mile linear national park, which offers breathtaking scenic beauty and a wide variety of educational and cultural experiences.
Earlier this week, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded Ashe County Middle School a youth literacy grant in the amount of $3,000 to support their Building Literacy through Science and 21st Century Skills Program.
The Ashe County Board of Commissioners were recently given an impressive presentation and update from Scott Turnmyre, director of the county's Parks and Recreation Department.
The Appalachian State University Police Department and the State Bureau of Investigation along with other local, State and Federal agencies are now classifying Anna Marie Smith as a missing and possibly “endangered” person.
The following are collisions reported by the N.C. Highway Patrol and are considered public record.Aug. 21Creston
On the Same Page (OTSP), Ashe County's literary festival, celebrates its seventh year in 2014 with award-winning authors, and plans for a festival filled with reading, a book fair, writing workshops, a farmers market, quilts and...
A two vehicle collision at the intersection of U.S. 221 and Mount Jefferson Road sent one driver to the hospital Monday morning.The accident occurred at approximately 8:15 a.m on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014.
The New River Conservancy (NRC) continues to administer a $400,000 award from the N.C. Clean Water Management Trust fund for its River Builder Program.
Cotton candy, popcorn, face paintings, hay rides, live music and much more will be available from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at Forest Ridge Assisted Living during its annual Fall Festival.
The 2014 Todd Community Preservation Organization (TCPO) Summer Music Series concludes this Saturday, Sept. 6 at Cook Memorial Park in Todd, when Melissa Reaves takes the stage at 6 p.m.
Emile Pandolfi makes a return visit to Ashe County for two performances this weekend, sponsored by the Ashe County Arts Council.
Backstreet Park is the place to be at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 5 for the final concert of this year's Backstreet Park Concert Series, where Carolina Crossing will perform bluegrass standards and original material.
Ashe County voters will have the opportunity to vote early this year, starting on Thursday, Oct. 23 and running through Saturday, Nov. 1.
Ashe County continues to reap the financial benefits of the High Country's lucrative tourism industry, as evidenced by the most recent data released by the North Carolina Department of Commerce late last month.
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The following are collision reports posted by the N.C. Highway Patrol in Ashe County and are considered public record.Aug. 18Highway 221
North Carolina's 45th District Senate candidate Jim Sponenberg spent part of his Thursday on a trip to the High Country to visit Ashe County.
The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is preparing to replace a bridge on Roundabout Road over Cabbage Creek in Ashe County and will install an off-site detour during construction.