Jefferson Post- RSS Feed http://jeffersonpost.com/ http://jeffersonpost.com/ Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:37:47 EST 1800 Blue Ridge Brutal set for Aug. 9 http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/305862/Blue-Ridge-Brutal-set-for-Aug.-9 Bikers from all parts of the country will be in Ashe County on Aug. 9 for the annual Blue Ridge Brutal 100 race. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Ashe District Court decisions http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/302466/Ashe-District-Court-decisions The weekly session of the Ashe County District Court was held Thursday, July 10 with the honorable David V. Byrd presiding.The following decisions were handed down by the court: Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Ashe County Board of Education race set for November http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/304854/Ashe-County-Board-of-Education-race-set-for-November November is over three months away, but the results of this year's Ashe County Board of Education election is already a foregone conclusion.Filing for the 2014 Board of Education race ended on July 7. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Second annual New River Paddle-A-Thon raises friends, funds and awareness to the river http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/303665/Second-annual-New-River-Paddle-A-Thon-raises-friends-funds-and-awareness-to-the-river On Saturday, July 12, the New River Conservancy (formerly National Committee for the New River) hosted its 2nd annual New River Paddle-A-Thon in partnership with the New River State Park, Riverside Canoe and Tube Rental, RiverCamp USA, New River... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST App State’s Marcus Cox named to preseason award list http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/305661/App-States-Marcus-Cox-named-to-preseason-award-list It did not take long for an Appalachian State player to appear on an award watch list in the Football Bowl Subdivision. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST N.C. Wildlife Commission sets migratory game bird seasons http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/307049/N.C.-Wildlife-Commission-sets-migratory-game-bird-seasons The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has approved the season dates for dove and other webless migratory game birds, as well as September seasons for Canada geese and teal. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Twilight League update http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/305557/Twilight-League-update Week 9 results:W.J. Chevrolet (-2) ties Day's Body Shop (-2)Mountain Aire (1) defeated Cardinals Lanes (-12)Furches Evergreens (16) defeated Scott Brothers (-2) Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Lansing Aldermen discuss uses of Powell Bill funds http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/303654/Lansing-Aldermen-discuss-uses-of-Powell-Bill-funds The Lansing Board of Aldermen held a discussion regarding how to use Powell Bill funds during its monthly meeting Monday, July 14. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Perfect weather for baseball camp http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/302550/Perfect-weather-for-baseball-camp Nathan Ham | Jefferson Post Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST County crime report http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/3901174/County-crime-report June 23Clarence William Myers Jr., 46, of Warrensville was charged with probation violation. Bond was set at $1,500. Myers has not been released. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST The Kruger Brothers headline weekend of live music in Todd http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-local_features/2620177/The-Kruger-Brothers-headline-weekend-of-live-music-in-Todd A weekend of live music featuring some of the best area musicians and an internationally renowned Americana trio hits Todd this weekend. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Daniel Waln takes coaching job at Lees-McRae http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/3900930/Daniel-Waln-takes-coaching-job-at-Lees-McRae Daniel Waln has been named the new assistant men's basketball coach at Lees-McRae College under head coach Steve Hardin. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Lansing aldermen updated on park, Ola Belle Reed festival http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/3897098/Lansing-aldermen-updated-on-park-Ola-Belle-Reed-festival The Lansing Board of Aldermen were updated on the status of the Creeper Trail Park Project during its regular scheduled meeting on Monday, July 14. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Ashe County resident turns 100 http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/3903058/Ashe-County-resident-turns-100 An Ashe County resident celebrated his 100th birthday on Sunday, July 13 with family, friends and many of the community's leaders in attendance. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Ashe County Relay for Life begins Friday at ACHS http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/3901225/Ashe-County-Relay-for-Life-begins-Friday-at-ACHS Ashe County, are you ready to Relay for Life? Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST ACHS student brings home top honors from Highland Games http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/3904927/ACHS-student-brings-home-top-honors-from-Highland-Games Ashe County High School senior Zach Outen took part in the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games for the first time, and made it a competition to remember by winning the Men's Track and Field Athlete of the Games award. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST It’s about more than cutting teacher assistants http://jeffersonpost.com/news/opinion_columns/3907653/Its-about-more-than-cutting-teacher-assistants Senate leaders continue to propose cutting teacher assistants as a way to pay for a significant teacher salary bump, the first teachers have seen in years. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Bednosky finishes strong in Grandfather Mountain Marathon http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/3902445/Bednosky-finishes-strong-in-Grandfather-Mountain-Marathon Over 300 people took part in the 47th annual Grandfather Mountain Marathon last Saturday and Jefferson resident Annette Bednosky took the crown as the top female runner in the race, completing the marathon in three hours, 28... Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Plant the seed for fruitful debate http://jeffersonpost.com/news/opinion_columns/3906058/Plant-the-seed-for-fruitful-debate I'm told that while there is no firmly established gift tradition for a 28th anniversary, the modern practice is to signify the event with an orchid. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Local archer places sixth in national 4-H tournament http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/3897518/Local-archer-places-sixth-in-national-4-H-tournament Crumpler's own Matthew Dixon proved to be one of the elite archers in his age group by taking sixth place in the National 4-H Shooting Sports Invitational last month. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST