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 |  


ACSO: Jefferson man charged with felonies

ACSO: Jefferson man charged with felonies

JEFFERSON-The Ashe County Sheriff’s Office said Friday a Jefferson man was charged after it received reports he had allegedly tried to secretly ...

July 15th, 2017 updated: July 15th, 2017. |  


Hendrix announces he’s running for sheriff

Hendrix announces he’s running for sheriff

JEFFERSON-James “Jimmy” Hendrix said this week he’s not looking to court controversy - but he is running for Ashe County Sheriff next year. H...

July 14th, 2017 updated: July 14th, 2017. |  


Wiked Wood set to perform in OKC

Wiked Wood set to perform in OKC

WEST JEFFERSON — Ashe County’s very own Wiked Wood music group is getting the chance of a lifetime to perform at the 18th annual Gathering...

July 13th, 2017 |  


Ashe County Wreck Report July 1-6

Ashe County Wreck Report July 1-6

ASHE COUNTY — The following accidents that occurred between July 1 and July 6 were reported by the North Carolina Highway Patrol and are conside...

July 11th, 2017 |  


Ashe County Arrest Report June 28 – July 11

Ashe County Arrest Report June 28 – July 11

ASHE COUNTY-The following individuals were arrested and booked at the Ashe County Detention Center between June 28 and July 11. This information was p...

July 11th, 2017 |  


‘Read to Achieve’ camp offers critical help

‘Read to Achieve’ camp offers critical help

JEFFERSON-More local third graders received critical additional reading instruction this summer than last, according to a late June presentation by As...

July 11th, 2017 |  


West Jefferson could see earlier alcohol sales on Sunday

West Jefferson could see earlier alcohol sales on Sunday

West Jefferson could soon have a new happy hour as recently enacted legislation could allow for the sale of alcoholic beverages at 10 a.m. on Sunday i...

July 10th, 2017 |  


Filing underway for local elections

RALEIGH– Candidate filing for local elections across North Carolina began Friday and runs through noon Friday, July 21.Local elections are held ...

July 10th, 2017 |