NEWS


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Car sinks in Ashe Park pond
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Town remembers G.C. Green
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‘Not a good situation’

CWW offers mobile health solution to its customers

WILKESBORO — Carolina West Wireless, the premier wireless carrier in western North Carolina, has announced that it has launched offer a Mobile H...

October 16th, 2017 |  


Creston couple charged in drug bust

Creston couple charged in drug bust

JEFFERSON-A Creston couple are facing charges following an Oct. 3, narcotics bust, according to Ashe County Sheriff Terry Buchanan.That’s accord...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Report: Coal rolling harmful to environment, overall health

Report: Coal rolling harmful to environment, overall health

WEST JEFFERSON-If you have resided in Ashe County long enough, you have likely had a smelly run-in with one of the High Country’s undocumented &...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Ashe County Wreck Report Oct. 4 – Oct. 10

Ashe County Wreck Report Oct. 4 – Oct. 10

ASHE COUNTY — The following accidents that occurred between Oct. 4 and Oct. 12 were reported by the North Carolina Highway Patrol and are consid...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Roland due back in court on animal abuse charges

ASHE COUNTY-A Glendale Springs man, who is accused of denying sustenance to various breeds of dogs and failing to properly dispose of their remains on...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Ashe County Arrest Report Oct. 6-11

Ashe County Arrest Report Oct. 6-11

ASHE COUNTY — The following individuals were arrested and booked in the Ashe County Detention Center Friday, Oct. 6 through Wednesday, Oct. 11. ...

October 11th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Ashe County sweeps cross country championships
Volleyball season wraps up

Volleyball season wraps up

WEST JEFFERSON — The 2017 season came to a close for the varsity and junior varsity volleyball teams on Tuesday. For the varsity team, the ladie...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Ashe hosts unbeaten East Wilkes

Ashe hosts unbeaten East Wilkes

WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County Huskies have a chance to hand East Wilkes its first loss of the season this Friday night. It’s certainly going to...

October 18th, 2017 updated: October 18th, 2017. |  


Lady Husky golfers play in 1A/2A West Regional

Lady Husky golfers play in 1A/2A West Regional

MAIDEN — Senior golfer Madison Osborne has one more match to play before she calls it a career. She qualified for the 1A/2A State Championship M...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Huskies fall at Wilkes Central, 7-0

Huskies fall at Wilkes Central, 7-0

WILKESBORO — It looks like Ashe County will have to settle for third place in the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference this season.The Huskies we...

October 16th, 2017 |  


Ashe XC team competes in Dobson

Ashe XC team competes in Dobson

DOBSON — The Ashe County cross country team took part in the MCA Cross Country Invitational held at Fisher River Park in Dobson last Thursday.Th...

October 16th, 2017 |  


VIDEO: Huskies host Vikings

VIDEO: Huskies host Vikings

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October 16th, 2017 |  


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OPINION


Stumbling blocks to healthcare reform

Stumbling blocks to healthcare reform

It is evident that Congress is unable to pass meaningful and significant healthcare reform. There are two major obstacles in the way. They are health ...

October 19th, 2017 |  


What Does Tax Fairness Mean?

What Does Tax Fairness Mean?

RALEIGH — Back when I used to commission regular surveys of North Carolina voters, one of my favorite questions had to do with tax fairness.The ...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Why NC schools must get our kids moving

Why NC schools must get our kids moving

As a pediatrician, it is my job to advocate for the health of our children. It is also my job to promote and advocate for evidence-based programs and ...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Lawmakers want increased competition in elections, except their own

Lawmakers want increased competition in elections, except their own

Hypocrisy in politics is hardly a new phenomenon but rarely is it as boldly on display as it was last week from Republican legislative leaders during ...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Charity and other on-the-cheap solutions won’t get the job done

Charity and other on-the-cheap solutions won’t get the job done

Many North Carolina conservatives have long pursued a cynical, ends-justify-the-means strategy when it comes to their ultimate goal of radically remak...

October 17th, 2017 |  


In defense of outsiders

In defense of outsiders

In a letter to the editor, Mark Massey announced his intent to run for county commissioner on a platform of “wanting what’s best for nativ...

October 16th, 2017 |