NEWS


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Suspended Sheriff Buchanan due in court next month
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Why We Fight for Freedom

New tool available to fight cancer

RALEIGH — An updated resource for fighting cancer in North Carolina and Ashe County is now available to citizens and medical professionals throu...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Why We Fight for Freedom

Why We Fight for Freedom

RALEIGH — I’m a conservative without a conversion story. Plenty of others have such a tale — they read a certain book, had a certain...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Choose and Cut season heats up

ASHE COUNTY-As families region wide sit down to break bread and wishbones this holiday season, another favorite American tradition will soon take shap...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Holiday festivities abound

Holiday festivities abound

WEST JEFFERSON-Not in the mood to withstand flying elbows and overzealous shoppers this holiday season?While droves of mall maulers will likely hit U....

November 20th, 2017 |  


November student of the month

November student of the month

Junior student Cole Hudler has been selected by Mr. David Koontz at the CTE Student of the Month for November 2017. Cole is currently taking Drafting ...

November 18th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


12:35 pm |    
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


10:54 am |    
Talkin’ trash
Carolina Tax Reform Sets Pace

Carolina Tax Reform Sets Pace

RALEIGH — North Carolina has already accomplished what Republicans in Washington want to pass — historic tax reform that caps or eliminate...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Déjà vu: Another tax plan for the rich

Déjà vu: Another tax plan for the rich

President Trump and Congressional Republicans aim to rebrand enormous tax cuts for the wealthiest households and corporations as a boon to everyday Am...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


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 |  


Games & Puzzles