NEWS


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Why We Fight for Freedom
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Holiday festivities abound
Ashe County Arrest Report Nov. 17

Ashe County Arrest Report Nov. 17

ASHE COUNTY — The following individuals were arrested and booked in the Ashe County Detention Center Nov. 5 – Nov. 16. The information is ...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Schools celebrate veterans’ sacrifice, contributions

Schools celebrate veterans’ sacrifice, contributions

WEST JEFFERSON-Students from across Ashe County honored and celebrated last week the impact and sacrifices local military veterans have made in servic...

November 13th, 2017 |  


Commissioners OK $300,000 for Ashe Campus expansion

Commissioners OK $300,000 for Ashe Campus expansion

JEFFERSON-Ashe County Commissioners approved the next major step in Wilkes Community College’s Ashe Campus expansion last week, providing $300,0...

November 13th, 2017 |  


Car crashes into Buffalo Creek

ASHE COUNTY-The first week of November proved to be a busy one for the North Carolina High Patrol, which responded to various wrecks on county roads.M...

November 13th, 2017 |  


Jefferson Post, Ashe Mountain Times to combine

WEST JEFFERSON-Read all about it.On Dec. 1, Ashe Mountain Times and the Jefferson Post will join resources to combine their publications into one new ...

November 10th, 2017 |  


‘Tis the season

‘Tis the season

ASHE COUNTY-Like the Fraser fir’s sturdy branches that support those treasured family heirlooms and keepsakes, the local Christmas tree industry...

November 7th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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ACMS hoops roundup
Ashe has seven qualify for state championship meet

Ashe has seven qualify for state championship meet

WEST JEFFERSON — With just one indoor track meet in the books, the Ashe County Huskies already have seven athletes that have qualified for the s...

November 21st, 2017 |  


Football all-conference team released

Football all-conference team released

WEST JEFFERSON — Seven members of this year’s Ashe County Husky football team were named to the Mountain Valley All-Conference team releas...

November 21st, 2017 |  


Mountaineers knock off UTEP, 76-72

Mountaineers knock off UTEP, 76-72

CONWAY, S.C. — Even though the shots weren’t falling for Appalachian State’s two leading scorers in Sunday’s game against UTEP...

November 21st, 2017 |  


Huskies win three matches at Forbush Duals

Huskies win three matches at Forbush Duals

EAST BEND — The wrestling season got off to the a solid start for the Ashe County Huskies with three wins in four matches at the Falcon Duals he...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Marc Payne to retire after 43 years

Marc Payne to retire after 43 years

WEST JEFFERSON — After 43 years of teaching, coaching and handling all athletic director duties at Ashe County High School, Marc Payne has decid...

November 20th, 2017 |  


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OPINION


Remembering my client who died on death row

Remembering my client who died on death row

I’m a capital defense lawyer. At any given time, I represent a dozen or more men and women who are either on death row or charged with first-deg...

November 21st, 2017 |  


Navigating the Health Insurance Marketplace

Navigating the Health Insurance Marketplace

Open enrollment to sign up for or renew health insurance through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) began November 1 and ends December 15, 2017. The ACA Ma...

November 21st, 2017 |  


Navigating the Health Insurance Marketplace

Navigating the Health Insurance Marketplace

Open enrollment to sign up for or renew health insurance through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) began November 1 and ends December 15, 2017. The ACA Ma...

November 21st, 2017 |  


Road Leads Back to Public TV

Road Leads Back to Public TV

RALEIGH — I could always hear John McLaughlin long before I could see him.The larger-than-life former Jesuit priest, Nixon speechwriter, and hos...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Playing political games with women’s lives

Playing political games with women’s lives

This past September 30th marked the 41st anniversary of the Hyde Amendment, an unjust rule passed by Congress in 1976 to impose an anti-abortion ideol...

November 18th, 2017 |  


What will North Carolina be like in 2050?

What will North Carolina be like in 2050?

Most people engage to some degree in trying to predict the future. It can be for fun, such as predicting who will win the World Series or the next ACC...

November 17th, 2017 |  


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