ASHE COUNTY — The following accidents that occurred between Dec. 28 and Jan. 3 were reported by the N.C. Highway Patrol and are considered public record.Dec. 29Jefferson
GRANITE FALLS — A mobilization ceremony for the 1450th Transportation Company of the North Carolina National Guard was conducted in Caldwell County on Friday, Jan. 9.
JEFFERSON — Throughout each year, American Emergency Vehicles (AEV) employees have an opportunity to donate $1 or more per week, which is matched by the company and donated to local charities.
RALEIGH — North Carolina Farm Bureau is pleased to announce the awarding of its Ag in the Classroom “Going Local” grant to Ashe County teacher Robyn Howell, of the Learning Thru Play school.
JEFFERSON — The Ashe County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted to move back regular meeting times from 1 p.m. to 9 a.m. at the board's regular meeting held Monday, Jan. 5.
The Ashe County Arts Council welcomes the chamber ensemble WindSync to the Gallery of the Ashe Arts Center on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. The Arts Council is pleased to have this exciting and talented ensemble in the Gallery of the Arts...
BOONE – In philanthropy, success means giving things away. And the members of the Women's Fund of the Blue Ridge consider their latest project to be a great success.
WEST JEFFERSON — The Friends of the Ashe County Public Library wish to say thank you to all library patrons and visitors to the library who participated in the Friends Corner “You-Buy-A-Book, We-Wrap-A-Book, You-Give-A-Book Wrapping...
LANSING — Volunteers representing four area fire departments battled an early morning blaze in sub-zero temperatures on Thursday that left a Lansing home heavily damaged.
JEFFERSON — New, life-saving technology is now available at Ashe Memorial Hospital, and resident surgeon Dr. Charles Jones couldn't be more pleased.
JEFFERSON — A structure fire destroyed seven apartment units at a small complex in Jefferson late Tuesday evening, Jan. 6.The fire occurred at an apartment complex located at 534 South Main Street in Jefferson.
WEST JEFFERSON — Local Girl Scout Amanda Church has earned Girl Scout's highest award, the Gold Award.She is the first Ashe County Girl Scout to achieve this recognition since 2003.
The following are the restaurant and facility grades for Ashe County for the month of December 2014.
JEFFERSON — Due to deteriorating weather conditions, Ashe County Schools will be dismissing today as follows: Elementary - 11:30 a.m., Middle School - noon, High School - 12:30 p.m.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.) was sworn in to her sixth term as the representative of North Carolina's 5th Congressional District on Tuesday, Jan. 6.
WEST JEFFERSON — With frigid temperatures predicted this week, Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation is offering the following tips to help keep members comfortable and to help them save on heating costs:
JEFFERSON — As the flu continues to increase in the county as well as the surrounding areas, Ashe Memorial Hospital is restricting visitation in order to protect patients, staff and visitors.
JEFFERSON — As of Jan. 1, 2015, applying for gun permits in Ashe County is simpler and more convenient.
ASHE COUNTY — Ashe County citizens will benefit from grants totaling $15,100 awarded recently from Blue Ridge Electric Members Foundation to local helping agencies for the most recent grant cycle.
ASHE COUNTY — The following accidents that occurred between Dec. 21 and Dec. 27 were reported by the N.C. Highway Patrol and are considered public record.Dec. 23Highway 163
JEFFERSON — The National Weather Service in Blacksburg, Va. has issued a high wind advisory for Ashe County, effective through noon Monday, Jan. 5.
Ashe County's unemployment rate continued to decrease during the month of November 2014.
JEFFERSON — Although colonoscopy exams prevent many colon cancer deaths and are the gold standard for detecting colorectal cancers, the procedure is not completely effective in preventing cancer cases.
• Opening Reception for the Centennial Celebration exhibit at the Ashe Arts Center will be Friday, Jan. 9 from 5-7 p.m.
About 110,000 North Carolinians bought new health insurance plans on the Affordable Care Act exchange during the first month of 2015 enrollment, according to numbers released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.