The mission statement at Starmount High School is “Learn Today, Lead Tomorrow” and that is exactly what teacher, Donna Haynes, encourages the students in her classes to do by offering them opportunities for real-world applications for...
North Carolina's unemployment rate was up 0.1 of a percentage point to 5.4 percent in March, according to figures released by the North Carolina Department of Commerce's Labor and Economic Analysis Division on Tuesday. The national rate...
WEST JEFFERSON — The Friends of the Ashe County Public Library held their annual Friends of the Library's Alyce P. Nadeau Poetry Awards Reception Saturday, April 18 and subsequently announced this year's contest winners.
WEST JEFFERSON — Ashe County High School held its annual “Impaired Driving Rodeo” on Tuesday, April 21.
JEFFERSON — Best Western's corporate logos were recently removed from the Eldreth Inn at Mount Jefferson. In addition, the location has been removed from Best Western International's reservation website, however, the hotel remains...
LINVILLE — Grandfather Mountain visitors can now purchase park admission tickets online.
WEST JEFFERSON — Ashe High Country Realty is pleased to announce two new agents to their team.
Fred Vannoy, a former U.S. Army private first class, was recently honored by the New River Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) for his WWII military service.
JEFFERSON — The national motto, “In God We Trust,” which Ashe County's Board of Commissioners recently approved be placed inside the county's courthouse will now be added to the courthouse's exterior by virtue of a...
JEFFERSON — April will now be recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month in Ashe County after the Ashe County Board of Commissioners approved the proclamation at their regular board meeting on Monday April, 20.
The Appalachian District Health Department is issuing notice to the public about a voluntary product recall issued by Blue Bell Creameries for all its products including ice cream, frozen yogurt, sherbet and frozen snacks because they have the...
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ASHE COUNTY — The following accidents that occurred between April 5 and April 11 were reported by the N.C. Highway Patrol and are considered public record.April 11Warrensville
WEST JEFFERSON — Area golfers all know the arrival of spring means it's time for the Carl and Pearl Hagel Memorial Golf Tournament at Mountain Aire Golf Club.
ASHE COUNTY — The following individuals were arrested and booked in the Ashe County Detention Center April 16-21. The information is provided by the Ashe County Sheriff's Office and is public record.
WEST JEFFERSON — It's spring-cleaning time again and the Ashe County Arts Council is ready to help you get rid of all those things you no longer need or want.
BOONE — Interest rates continued falling in March, spurring a busy month of real estate activity in the High Country. Local inventory grew, while nationally the sale of vacation homes hit a 12-year high.
WEST JEFFERSON — A select group of local volunteers were recognized at the 30th Annual Ashe County Commissioners' Volunteer Awards Ceremony on Thursday, April 16 at the Ashe County High School Auditorium, for their many hours of hard-work...
WEST JEFFERSON — With the help of the Ashe County Arts Council, backed by an army of local volunteers, spring officially arrived in Ashe County this past Saturday during the 30th annual Spring Fest.
BOONE — Lyndsie White is a senior industrial design major at Appalachian State University. Bonnie Nguyen is a recent graduate of the university's exercise science program.
ASHE COUNTY — Students from all Ashe County elementary schools recently participated in the annual Soil and Water Contest Event.
JEFFERSON — This past week, Ashe Memorial Hospital (AMH) was awarded with a four out of five star rating for patient satisfaction in a nationwide survey conducted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
WEST JEFFERSON — North Carolina's former U.S. 5th District representative and current U.S. Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) recently spoke to a group of Ashe County community leaders about efforts to revitalize the local economy, but he also spoke...
JEFFERSON — Saturday marked a historic day for Ashe County's Democratic Party as long-time party chair Melba Jones' tenure came to an end and Patty Wheeler's began.
ASHE COUNTY — The following individuals were arrested and booked in the Ashe County Detention Center April 10-15. The information is provided by the Ashe County Sheriff's Office and is public record.