NEWS


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Car sinks in Ashe Park pond
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Updated: 5:07 pm. |    
Town remembers G.C. Green
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‘Not a good situation’
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 |  


Fall fun awaits High Country families

Fall fun awaits High Country families

ASHE COUNTY-Looking for something fun to do this fall?Ashe County has you covered.From pumpkin festivals and corn mazes to haunted houses and trick-or...

October 10th, 2017 |  


NWS Confirms: Tornado hit Fleetwood Sunday night

NWS Confirms: Tornado hit Fleetwood Sunday night

FLEETWOOD-Sunday night social media speculation was confirmed this evening as the National Weather Service’s Blacksburg, VA office said an EF-1 ...

October 9th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Volleyball season wraps up
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Updated: 3:53 pm. |    
Ashe hosts unbeaten East Wilkes
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 |  


Ashe duo wins doubles title

Ashe duo wins doubles title

ELKIN — The senior tandem of Caroline Current and Morgan Church have been one of the best in the conference all season long, and last week, the ...

October 15th, 2017 |  


Eagles defeat Huskies, 32-21

Eagles defeat Huskies, 32-21

WILKESBORO — For the second week in a row, the Ashe County Huskies tried to dig out of a deep hole, only to come out on the wrong end of the sco...

October 14th, 2017 |  


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OPINION


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What Does Tax Fairness Mean?
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 |  


Ballot Changes Should Be Welcome

Ballot Changes Should Be Welcome

RALEIGH — Democrats, progressive activists, and left-leaning editorialists haven’t liked past ideas from Republicans to change the way Nor...

October 16th, 2017 |  


Profiteering off North Carolina public schools

Profiteering off North Carolina public schools

As students walked into elementary classrooms on their first day of school, here’s what some found: many classrooms for art, music and special e...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Why this pro-business advocate supports raising the minimum wage

Why this pro-business advocate supports raising the minimum wage

When I began exercising regularly, I had a decision to make. Was I going to keep buying inexpensive sneakers and suffer through foot pain and high-cos...

October 13th, 2017 |