The weekly session of the Ashe County District Court was held Dec. 5, with the Honorable Michael Duncan presiding.These decisions were handed down by the court:Michael Accetta: (T) driving while impaired, (P) no contest (J) guilty. 1 year DAC suspended sentence, 18 months supervised probation, pay $500 plus CC. 30 days active, credit time served.; (T) hit and run failure to stop property damage, (T) DWLR – cons. (P) no contest (J) guilty 45 days ACJ suspended sentence, 18 months supervised probation.
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth and Terry Poythress of Wilson are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Courteney Poythress, to Justin Roten, son of Tim and Alicia Roten of Jefferson.The bride elect is a graduate of UNC Charlotte, with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. She currently employed by Wells Fargo Bank in Wilmington as a mortgage loan officer.Dr. Roten is a graduate of Wingate University, with his doctorate in pharmacy. He is currently employed by CVS...
Sutherland today is a scattering of farms in a beautiful valley where Hoskins Fork runs into the North Fork of New River. Sutherland United Methodist Church, often called the most photographed church in the country, still graces the same hillside it has for decades. One would never know that this valley was once the site of a busy townAlexander Sutherland bought 450 acres of land in 1799. He sold it to his son, Thomas, who built a log cabin on the property. He repaid his father in ...
The Holidays are here and the Holiday Christmas Crawl will feature 17 galleries all decked out in their holiday finery from 5-8 p.m., Friday, Dec. 6.Sponsored by the Ashe County Arts Council, the Christmas Crawl showcases and promotes the varied artistic talents in Downtown West Jefferson just in time for your holiday shopping.New, creative, innovative works by local Ashe County’s artists will make gift-giving a pleasure. The galleries and shops are alive with colo...
Wilkes Community College congratulates Bobbie Williams, as one of two the 2013-2014 recipients of the Chris Austin Memorial Scholarship.Williams is a native of Glendale Springs and a graduate of Ashe County High School. She is a first-year student studying dental hygiene with plans to transfer in 2014 to pursue a degree from Forsyth Technical Community College, which offers an Associate in Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene.“The Chris Austin Memorial Scholars...
Submitted photo | Jefferson PostVaughn Andrew Vance and Cerelina Carmen Proesl of New York, N.Y. were married on Nov. 5, 2013, in St. John’s, Antigua. Proesl, originally of California City, Calif., is the daughter of Ron Proesl and Judy Antido Proesl. Vance, originally from West Jefferson, is the son of Steve Vance and Ann Seigler Vance.
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