Jefferson Post- RSS Feed http://jeffersonpost.com/ http://jeffersonpost.com/ Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:46:25 EST 1800 Charlotte girl reels in state record fish in Creston http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/50341567/Charlotte-girl-reels-in-state-record-fish-in-Creston It was a team effort that landed 13-year-old Victoria Navaroli a state record fish from a private pond in Creston. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:01:11 EST Family Fun Horse Show this Saturday http://jeffersonpost.com/news/news/50336365/Family-Fun-Horse-Show-this-Saturday Everyone is invited to come out to enjoy a great day outdoors and join the fun at the “Family Fun Horse Show” this Saturday, Aug. 23. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:51:06 EST Ashe County wreck report http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/50248538/Ashe-County-wreck-report The following are collision reports posted by the N.C. Highway Patrol in Ashe County and are considered public record.Aug. 4Jefferson Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:00:26 EST County crime report http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/50285851/County-crime-report July 28Pamela Renee Eller, 30, of Jefferson was charged with misdemeanor child abuse and assault with a deadly weapon. Bond was set at $4,500. Eller was released later that day.July 29 Tue, 19 Aug 2014 08:01:07 EST Upgrades made at Price Lake Loop Trail http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/50309306/Upgrades-made-at-Price-Lake-Loop-Trail Julian Price Memorial Park provides exceptional High Country recreational opportunities including, beautiful streams, waterfalls, a 47 acre lake, the largest campground on the Blue Ridge Parkway and miles of trails. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 22:31:03 EST ‘Booze It & Lose It’ marks 20 years http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/50309038/Booze-It--Lose-It-marks-20-years The N. C. Department of Transportation and the Governor's Highway Safety Program have officially kicked off the Labor Day “Booze It & Lose It” campaign, which runs through Sept. 1. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 17:31:04 EST Another loss for Ashe County workers http://jeffersonpost.com/news/letters-opinion/50311843/Another-loss-for-Ashe-County-workers It was depressing to read of Lowes Foods closing its West Jefferson store. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:01:10 EST McCrory scrambling to change the budget he was ‘proud to sign’ http://jeffersonpost.com/news/opinion/50276541/McCrory-scrambling-to-change-the-budget-he-was-proud-to-sign The more days that pass since Governor Pat McCrory signed the state budget, the more confusing that budget becomes, especially when trying to figure out what it means for public schools in North Carolina. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:30:07 EST Frank James Memorial Tournament a big success http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/50299257/Frank-James-Memorial-Tournament-a-big-success The 2014 Frank M. James Memorial Golf Tournament held recently at Jefferson Landing brought in over $56,000 for money to be used by Ashe Memorial Hospital. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:01:07 EST Ashe/Alleghany, most dangerous for traffic in High Country http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/50310244/Ashe/Alleghany-most-dangerous-for-traffic-in-High-Country Tractor-trailer drivers winding their way through Ashe County would be wise to proceed with extreme caution and care. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:16:04 EST 2014 Cutest Kids contest top prize awarded http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/50311682/2014-Cutest-Kids-contest-top-prize-awarded Gabrien (center) was the overall winner of the 2014 Jefferson Post Cutest Kids Contest. Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:31:08 EST Cobb leaves ASU for Georgia State http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/50300964/Cobb-leaves-ASU-for-Georgia-State As students, staff and faculty get ready for another academic year at Appalachian State University, the school will have to start searching for a new athletics director. Sun, 17 Aug 2014 14:31:09 EST AEV purchases Gates facility http://jeffersonpost.com/news/news/50298621/AEV-purchases-Gates-facility American Emergency Vehicles (AEV) has purchased the Gates Corporation facility in Jefferson.AEV President and CEO Mark Van Arnam made the announcement of the acquisition in a statement released Wednesday, Aug. 15. Sun, 17 Aug 2014 11:39:04 EST WCC offers new animal science program beginning this Fall Semester http://jeffersonpost.com/news/news/50309533/WCC-offers-new-animal-science-program-beginning-this-Fall-Semester Beginning in the fall 2014 semester, Wilkes Community College will offer a new animal science program. Sat, 16 Aug 2014 14:26:07 EST Ohio band coming to Todd this weekend http://jeffersonpost.com/news/local_features-news/50273213/Ohio-band-coming-to-Todd-this-weekend The 2014 Todd Community Preservation Organization (TCPO) Summer Music Series continues this Saturday, Aug. 16 at Cook Memorial Park in Todd, when The Tillers take to the stage at 6 p.m. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:17:05 EST County crime report http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/50245932/County-crime-report July 21Toni Leigh Wilson, 31, of Warner Robbins, Georgia, was charged with trafficking and conspiring to sell methamphetamine. Bond was set at $1,000,000. Wilson has not been released. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 08:01:04 EST Scholarship golf tourney slated for September http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/50258256/Scholarship-golf-tourney-slated-for-September The 14th annual Watauga-Ashe-Wilkes Golf Tournament will take place Thursday, Sept. 18, at Jefferson Landing in Jefferson, NC. The deadline to register is Aug. 30. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 15:31:07 EST Commissioners must remove Price http://jeffersonpost.com/news/opinion/50275151/Commissioners-must-remove-Price I doubt if anyone was surprised to learn of Ashe County Commissioner, and self-proclaimed “sovereign citizen,” Gerald Price's recent arrest. But even I was dumbfounded by his latest idiotic court filing where he “denies his own... Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:26:10 EST Bridgework complete on RRD Grade Road http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/50270670/Bridgework-complete-on-RRD-Grade-Road A portion of one of the most popular thoroughfares in the High Country and the state has reopened to traffic at just the right time. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:01:07 EST ASU Fan Fest this Saturday http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/50266876/ASU-Fan-Fest-this-Saturday Mountaineer fans will pack Kidd-Brewer Stadium for the yearly visit to Fan Fest, hosted by the Appalachian State Football Program. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 09:31:08 EST