Dollar General is already anticipating stiffer competition this year once Dollar Tree completes its purchase of Matthews-based Family Dollar.
LAUREL SPRINGS — A single car accident that occurred late Tuesday afternoon in Laurel Springs sent one man to the hospital and caused serious damage to his car.
ASHE COUNTY — The following individuals were arrested and booked in the Ashe County Detention Center between March 3 - 9.
Two nearby state parks, Stone Mountain (Roaring Gap, N.C.) and Grayson Highlands (Mouth of Wilson, Va.), are among two of the 20 nominees for Best State Park.
JEFFERSON — Mission HeartStart, the project that harnesses the strength of Ashe County's large faith community to focus on early recognition of sudden cardiac arrest, and early and effective bystander CPR or CCC, announced this week that...
Ashe County has been awarded $13,954 in federal funds to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the area under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program.
WEST JEFFERSON — Joshua Goodman has been chosen as the Automotive Student of the Month at Ashe County High School.Goodman has demonstrated his performance both in the classroom and the shop, and is definitely a hard worker.
An outbreak of drug-resistant “superbug” infections may have sent officials at Virginia Mason Medical Center scrambling for solutions, but hospitals across Seattle, Wash. — and in North Carolina and beyond — say they're...
Two area youth baseball players - one from Lansing, another from Avery County - are featured in the 2014 edition of “The Best Players in Babe Ruth League.”
JEFFERSON — The Ashe County Board of Commissioners will hold a special meeting with the Board of Education and Superintendent Dr. Todd Holden, beginning at noon on Monday, March 16.
ASHE COUNTY — The following accidents that occurred between Feb. 22 and Feb. 28 were reported by the N.C. Highway Patrol and are considered public record.Feb. 22Highway 194
The North Carolina Cooperative Extension of Watauga and Ashe counties, and the Upper Mountain Research Station (UMRS) will offer a Small Fruit Winter Pruning and Production Field Day in Laurel Springs from 2 - 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, March...
JEFFERSON – Ashe Family Literacy is offering a great opportunity for a fundraising benefit that will help raise money for the early childhood learning center.
WEST JEFFERSON — Thomas McNeill, a student at Ashe County High School, has been named CTE Student of the Month for March 2015.In nominating McNeill for the honor, Rusty Rogers, welding instructor at ACHS, stated:
WEST JEFFERSON — Winners were announced recently in the “Where in the World is Forest Ridge?” contest and $125 in gift cards were given away.
WEST JEFFERSON — The Friends of the Library's Alyce P. Nadeau Poetry Contest is underway to all Ashe County fifth grade students.
JEFFERSON — In a 3-2 vote, the Ashe County Board of Commissioners denied a request by Wilkes Community College for $6.5 million to construct or renovate a new facility for the Ashe Campus at the board's regular meeting Monday, March...
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The following are corporations in Ashe County that registered with the North Carolina Secretary of State's office during the month of February. Items are listed by corporation's name, followed by registered agent and primarily office...
JEFFERSON — An increase in the number of concealed weapons permit applications, combined with the addition of an online application system (Permitium), is delaying the time frame in which the Ashe County Sheriff's Office issues weapons...
Ashe County Habitat for Humanity is hosting a group of 26 college students from St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia, Pa. for an Appalachian Experience (APEX).
RALEIGH — Gov. Pat McCrory's two-year state budget proposal Thursday seeks to use taxpayer dollars to encourage new private-sector jobs and investment in North Carolina and targets government pay raises toward hard-to-staff and...
Mount Mitchell, the tallest mountain east the Mississippi River, was named for the man who made that determination. Few realize Dr. Elisha Mitchell spent time in Ashe County while conducting a geological survey of North Carolina in 1828.
CHARLOTTE (AP) — After being teased by spring-like temperatures, much of North Carolina was expected to head back to one more spate of winter weather.
NORTH WILKESBORO — Bleu Moon Productions announces auditions for the 15th season of “Tom Dooley: A Wilkes County Legend.”