Jefferson Post- RSS Feed http://jeffersonpost.com/ http://jeffersonpost.com/ Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:06:46 EST 1800 Upcoming events at ASU http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/150348214/Upcoming-events-at-ASU Blazing Bassoons perform Nov. 2 Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:30:09 EST Service with a smile http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/150342619/Service-with-a-smile Submitted photo | Jefferson Post - Members from a trio of girl scout troops recently completed a community service project and donated a truck bed full of items to Goodwill. Pictured here: Daisy troop 10401 members Zayley Taylor and Leah Gentry,... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:46:03 EST 1 to 4 in. of snow possible this weekend http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/150349156/1-to-4-in.-of-snow-possible-this-weekend A cold and damp Halloween could give way to a snowy, wintry weekend as a cold front moves across Ashe County and the High Country late Friday, early Saturday morning. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:00:10 EST Hardin finishes 19th in state http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/150341318/Hardin-finishes-19th-in-state PINEHURST – Sophomore golfer Sarah Hardin finished up the NCHSAA 1A/2A State Championship two-day tournament with a 19th place finish. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:01:09 EST Can marry or must marry? http://jeffersonpost.com/news/opinion/150306543/Can-marry-or-must-marry At least two North Carolina magistrates have resigned rather than perform same-sex marriages, citing conflicts with their religious beliefs. It raises a very intriguing question: Must these officers of the District Court be required to marry anyone... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 07:01:02 EST Mat Monsters begin season http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/150342518/Mat-Monsters-begin-season BOONE - Young grapplers from Ashe County and other surrounding areas took part in the High Country Youth League wrestling kickoff event at Appalachian State University. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:01:05 EST WJ Chevy helping fight breast cancer in October http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/150349374/WJ-Chevy-helping-fight-breast-cancer-in-October There's still time to test drive any Chevrolet vehicle at West Jefferson Chevrolet and contribute to a good cause in the process. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:44:03 EST ‘Outrageously’ good service http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/150347190/Outrageously-good-service WEST JEFFERSON — One business, two departments and eight individuals were recognized for their top notch customer service at the Ashe County Chamber's “Outrageously” Good Customer Service Breakfast, held Wednesday, Oct. 22 at... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:38:13 EST Ashe runners compete in regionals http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/150293740/Ashe-runners-compete-in-regionals KERNERSVILLE – Ashe County's cross country team took part in the 2A Midwest Regional last Saturday with 13 runners competing in the race. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:00:13 EST State will keep the change http://jeffersonpost.com/news/opinion/150306451/State-will-keep-the-change In 1925, advertising executive and future Congressman Bruce Barton wrote the book that made his national reputation, The Man Nobody Knows. In it, he imagined what Jesus Christ would be like if he resided in the modern world. Barton drew lessons from... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 07:01:04 EST Spagnolo wins state championship http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/150324054/Spagnolo-wins-state-championship RALEIGH – John T. Spagnolo from Todd won a Gold medal (State Championship) in the 3-on-3 , 60+ men's basketball competition, playing with the High Country Mountaineers at the 2014 North Carolina Senior Games State Finals held in... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 22:15:08 EST 2nd annual Buddy Walk of the High Country raises $22,000 http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/150305281/2nd-annual-Buddy-Walk-of-the-High-Country-raises-$22000 It is always said that this is a community that knows how to come together for a good cause.This was proven yet again in September at the second annual Buddy Walk of the High Country held at Ashe County High School. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 11:00:11 EST Ashe resident attends world’s largest balloon festival http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/150303534/Ashe-resident-attends-worlds-largest-balloon-festival ALBUQUERQUE — The 2014 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta had its opening ceremony on Oct. 4, 2014. Local Ashe County photographer Steve Wright of Steve's Sports Shots had the opportunity to photograph the event on the opening... Mon, 27 Oct 2014 11:01:11 EST Ashe shuts out North Wilkes, 54-0 http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-sports/150293759/Ashe-shuts-out-North-Wilkes-54-0 WEST JEFFERSON - Ashe County made its senior players and cheerleaders proud with a 54-0 pounding of North Wilkes on Friday. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:01:05 EST North Carolina’s last liberal http://jeffersonpost.com/news/opinion/150276071/North-Carolinas-last-liberal What was the greatest political upset in North Carolina political history? Mon, 27 Oct 2014 07:01:05 EST All 54 arrested in Operation Witches Brew http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/150291400/All-54-arrested-in-Operation-Witches-Brew JEFFERSON — Ashe County Sheriff James Williams confirmed on Friday, Oct. 24 that all 54 suspects wanted in connection with Operation Witches Brew had been arrested. Sun, 26 Oct 2014 14:58:14 EST ACS celebrates National Principals Month http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/150304920/ACS-celebrates-National-Principals-Month National Principal Appreciation Month was established to thank school principals for their dedication and commitment to education. Sun, 26 Oct 2014 14:53:03 EST Basic firearms safety is a must for hunting http://jeffersonpost.com/news/sports/150305157/Basic-firearms-safety-is-a-must-for-hunting RALEIGH - The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission's Home From The Hunt™ campaign encourages hunters to take the proper precautions with firearms to be safe during time spent outdoors. Sun, 26 Oct 2014 14:30:09 EST Dr. Kurt Michael receives Holshouser Award for Excellence in Public Service http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/150293255/Dr.-Kurt-Michael-receives-Holshouser-Award-for-Excellence-in-Public-Service BOONE—Appalachian State University professor and child clinical psychologist Kurt D. Michael, who has spent his career working to improve mental health services for young people in rural areas, has earned the James E. Holshouser Jr. Award for... Sun, 26 Oct 2014 08:00:08 EST Stimulus story reveals much http://jeffersonpost.com/news/opinion/150276028/Stimulus-story-reveals-much In the homestretch of the Senate race between incumbent Kay Hagan and challenger Thom Tillis, the disclosure that Hagan's family profited from the 2009 stimulus package she voted for has drawn a great deal of attention. Sun, 26 Oct 2014 07:01:08 EST