NEWS


2:47 pm
Updated: 2:47 pm. |    
Lansing man hit with multiple felony drug charges
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Updated: 7:45 am. |    
UPDATE: Driver in Low Gap crash charged with DWI
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Upended and overturned
No injuries in van fire

No injuries in van fire

DEEP GAP- Six people escaped injuries and burns from searing flames following a sudden vehicle fire near the intersection of U.S. 221 and Hwy 421.The ...

July 19th, 2017 |  


Ball faces sex charges, to appear in court Friday

Ball faces sex charges, to appear in court Friday

ASHE COUNTY-A Grassy Creek woman was charged this week for allegedly trying to engage in sexual conduct with a Wilkes County girl.Pamela Dawn Ball, 37...

July 19th, 2017 |  


County’s legal fees continue to grow

County’s legal fees continue to grow

JEFFERSON-Even though the case has yet to reach a judge for judicial review, Ashe County taxpayers have spent nearly six figures fighting the installa...

July 18th, 2017 |  


No comment: County officials mum on Family Central filming bust

JEFFERSON-If Ashe County Parks and Recreation officials have made changes to better safeguard the privacy of guests at Family Central following recent...

July 18th, 2017 |  


Ashe teen pregnancy rate on the decline

JEFFERSON-Ashe County public health officials continue to make positive strides toward lowering the local teen pregnancy rate, as the most recently co...

July 17th, 2017 |  


Ashe County readies for annual Relay for Life fundraiser

Ashe County readies for annual Relay for Life fundraiser

WEST JEFFERSON-Relay for Life, the signature fundraising event for the American Cancer Society that brings communities together to raise awareness and...

July 17th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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App State sports briefs
Twilight League update

Twilight League update

WEST JEFFERSON — The eighth week of the 2017 Twilight League is in the books with three teams tied at the top of the standings with just one reg...

July 20th, 2017 |  


VIDEO: Ballin’ To Benefit hoops tournament

VIDEO: Ballin’ To Benefit hoops tournament

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July 19th, 2017 |  


Ballin’ To Benefit tournament helps raise money for injured teen

Ballin’ To Benefit tournament helps raise money for injured teen

JEFFERSON — Ballin’ To Benefit, a non-profit organization founded in Ashe County, recently held another fund raising basketball tournament at Fami...

July 19th, 2017 updated: July 19th, 2017. |  


District 2 tournament champions crowned

District 2 tournament champions crowned

ASHE COUNTY — It took a couple of extra days having to battle rain and thunderstorms, but the District 2 Tarheel League Tournaments were finally...

July 18th, 2017 |  


Gouge aims for top All-American spot

Gouge aims for top All-American spot

LANSING — With just one shoot remaining in the competition for All-American points, Noah Gouge is ever-so-close to being in that top spot, which...

July 18th, 2017 |  


Spagnolo finishes second pro season

Spagnolo finishes second pro season

RUSTAVI, Georgia — Former Husky and Appalachian State Mountaineer Tommy Spagnolo had another solid season of play during his second professional...

July 16th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


OPINION


Are we a nation of vanishing adults?

Are we a nation of vanishing adults?

Peter Pan never grew up and there is evidence we have a generation of many young people who, like Pan, are stranded in Neverland. Nebraska Senator Ben...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Close Partisan Divide Will Persist

Close Partisan Divide Will Persist

RALEIGH — Whether you are a North Carolina Democrat who dreams of recapturing your party’s longtime control of the state legislature or a ...

July 19th, 2017 |  


A nonpartisan confirmation of the dangerous new normal in North Carolina

A nonpartisan confirmation of the dangerous new normal in North Carolina

State legislative leaders this week dismissed a report by their own nonpartisan legislative staff showing the latest round of tax changes will create ...

July 18th, 2017 |  


Deregulation Boosts State Economic Growth

Deregulation Boosts State Economic Growth

RALEIGH — There are many different ideas about the best way to increase the growth of North Carolina’s economy. But this variation of opin...

July 16th, 2017 |  


Can pro sports teams spur economic development?

Can pro sports teams spur economic development?

Anyone visiting my home office immediately knows something obvious about me. The multitude of red baseball hats shows I’m a big Cincinnati Reds ...

July 14th, 2017 |  


Celebrating immigrant fathers

Celebrating immigrant fathers

An exhausted immigrant father at a respite center on the Texas border confides that he fled Honduras with his teenage daughter, protecting her from se...

July 13th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA