JEFFERSON — Ashe Memorial Hospital Rehabilitation Services is proud to sponsor a Couch to 5K training program, which is a 8-week progressive training program with the goal of helping individuals go from inactivity to running/walking or walking a...
JEFFERSON — Ashe County Schools will be closed for students Friday, Feb. 20. It is an optional teacher workday
Almost 560,000 North Carolinians bought or renewed health policies on the Affordable Care Act market by the time enrollment closed Sunday, the federal government announced Wednesday.
Margate Health and Rehab has voted their Valentine King and Queen winners. Ms. Elsie Lambert and Mr. Everette Howell were crowned at the Valentines Day Party.
Across the Carolinas, a lingering cold snap has affected just about everyone: Schools closed, people worried about trees falling and pipes bursting, and shelters took in more homeless people. Now, they are bracing for more days of even colder weather,...
LENOIR — The predicted arctic blast with historic low temperatures is leading Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation to ask members to voluntarily reduce electricity usage through Friday.
RALEIGH - Gov. Pat McCrory has lifted the State of Emergency issued in advance of this week's winter storm.
WEST JEFFERSON — Do you want to celebrate Mardi Gras (aka Fat Tuesday) and give back to the community for a good cause? Then head on over to Boondocks Brewing Tap Room and Restaurant tomorrow, Tuesday, Feb 17 where 10 percent of meal purchases...
ASHE COUNTY — Another round of wintry precipitation is expected to make its way into the High Country this weekend.
LANSING — What began as a chimney fire soon turned into a structure fire early Sunday morning, Feb. 15 in Lansing.
BOONE — Local real estate sales started the new year as they traditionally do – slowly. Meanwhile interest rates continue to fall.
Fed up with getting those obnoxious and incessant political robocalls during election seasons? Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-5th understands your pain.
A monument sporting a large black bear stands on Big Horse Creek near Tuckerdale. The bear faces the nearby grave of Ashe County's most famous hunter, Wilburn Waters.
RALEIGH (AP) — A bill that lowers North Carolina's gasoline tax immediately but opens the door to higher tax rates in the years ahead cleared the Senate on Thursday, but not before there was more sniping from Republicans and...
JEFFERSON — Kim M. Hadley has been promoted to the position of general manager at McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers.
WEST JEFFERSON — Local Girl Scouts will host a county-wide celebration in honor of World Thinking Day on Feb. 22 at the Friendly Grove Baptist Church, located at 444 Buck Mountain Road in West Jefferson. Girls from Kindergarten to high school...
BOONE — The Appalachian Warrior Fund has been established at Appalachian State University to honor veterans.
The following accidents that occurred between Jan. 25 and Jan. 31 were reported by the N.C. Highway Patrol and are considered public record.Jan. 26Highway 163
WEST JEFFERSON — A number of Ashe County Schools teachers, staff and central office staff were recognized for their accomplishments and achievements at the Ashe County Board of Education meeting Monday evening, Feb. 2, 2015.
State flags were lowered at government buildings across the state Monday, Feb. 9 through Wednesday, Feb. 11 to honor the memory, life and legacy of former University of North Carolina men's head college basketball coach, Dean...
The children of Daryl and Shirley Jenkins suspected something was wrong at the Best Western in Boone where their parents died. They alerted authorities. But nothing was done until 11-year-old Jeffrey Williams died in the same room.
JEFFERSON — Former Ashe County Commissioner Gerald Price was found guilty of misdemeanor breaking and entering, second degree trespassing and injury to real property in District Court on Thursday, Feb. 5.
LAUREL SPRINGS — Have you heard about expanding sales opportunities for organic farmers?
WILKESBORO — Artist Michelle Johnson Major will share her story of finding hope after horrific abuse in a free talk at Wilkes Community College Feb. 25.
ASHE COUNTY — The following accidents that occurred between Jan. 18 and Jan. 24 were reported by the N.C. Highway Patrol and are considered public record.Jan. 18Highway 221