JEFFERSON — A car caught fire outside of a residence in Jefferson shortly after 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28.The fire occurred inside a car parked outside of a residence located on Valley View Drive off Old N.C. 16.
ASHE COUNTY — The following accidents that occurred between Feb. 8 and Feb. 14 were reported by the N.C. Highway Patrol and are considered public record.Feb. 9West Jefferson
ASHE COUNTY — North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore will be the keynote speaker for the 2015 Ashe County Republican Party Convention. The convention is scheduled for Saturday, March 7 at the Ashe County Courthouse.
CRUMPLER — Significant ice flow on the north fork of the New River has forced the closure of a low lying bridge and part of a road in Crumpler.
WEST JEFFERSON — Retired United States Navy Capt. Doug Ehrhardt, president of the New River Chapter, Military Officers Association of America, is pictured (right) presenting West Jefferson Coffee House owner Julie Bethel-McGunegle (left) with a...
RALEIGH (TNS) — The N.C. Senate voted 32-16 Wednesday to allow magistrates and register of deeds staffers to recuse themselves from wedding duties if they oppose same-sex marriages.
Ashe County Schools will be closed for students Friday, Feb. 27. It is an optional teacher workday.There will not be school on Saturday.
Individuals who are caring for loved ones at home will have an opportunity to learn more about issues and services that may be helpful to them.The High Country Caregiver Foundation is planning two special events for caregivers.
ASHE COUNTY — A winter storm brought heavy, wet snow to Ashe County Wednesday evening through early Thursday morning. It was the second such storm this week.
WILKESBORO — Wilkes Community College has postponed the Region 7 SkillsUSA Conference and Career Showcase due to inclement weather this week. The event, originally scheduled for Friday, will take place on March 16 from 7:30 a.m. until 4...
LENOIR — Winter storm warnings calling for three to eight inches of snow tonight across the service area of Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation has cooperative employees on high alert and preparing to respond quickly should power outages...
ASHE COUNTY — The Ashe County Board of Commissioners will present the 30th annual Volunteer of the Year awards ceremony to honor outstanding volunteers and organizations in the county on Thursday, April 16. The reception and award ceremony will...
JEFFERSON — For the second year in a row, the Ashe Shrine Club (ASC) has been recognized for being the leader in fundraising for all Oasis Shrine Clubs and International Temples in their respective Oasis Temple jurisdiction.
The following is a list of closings and cancellations in Ashe County for Tuesday, Feb. 24:Closings4-H full day programAshe County Public Library
The agency created five decades ago to fight poverty in Appalachia has helped county economies grow with nearly $4 billion in spending, but the region still lags in key measures of educational, economic and physical well-being, according to a new...
WILKESBORO — Wilkes Community College recognizes outstanding academic achievement of students through the President's List and the Dean's List each fall and spring semester.
WASHINGTON – Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., is encouraging high school students in North Carolina's 5th Congressional District to submit entries for the 2015 Congressional Art Competition, which is a nationwide high school visual art...
RALEIGH — In light of the multi-state measles outbreak linked to a California amusement park, public health experts in the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services are encouraging preventive measures and reminding everyone that vaccination...
WEST JEFFERSON — Alan Bulluck has been promoted to the position of editor at the Jefferson Post, Civitas Media announced Friday, Feb. 20.
JEFFERSON — Euthanasia rates are down at the Ashe County Animal Shelter thanks to an organizational network between animal control and area rescues; that's according to Joe Testerman, director of county animal control.
WEST JEFFERSON — Friday was a record-setting day temperature-wise in West Jefferson.
WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County Farmers Market will be holding a craft/art jurying for a limited number of new craft/art vendors for 2015, and for any current vendors wishing to add new craft/art items.
ASHE COUNTY — A prison inmate who escaped from work detail at the N.C. Department of Transportation yard off Buffalo Road in West Jefferson in December of last year is scheduled to appear in court on Thursday, Feb. 26.
WARRENSVILLE —Doug Munroe and his daughter, Wheeler, were featured in the Saturday, Feb. 21 edition of the Winston-Salem Journal.
WEST JEFFERSON — Alex Kissinger, a student in Animal Science II at Ashe County High School, has been named CTE Student of the Month for February 2015.