Jefferson Post- RSS NEWS Feed http://jeffersonpost.com/section/NEWS http://jeffersonpost.com/section/NEWS Sun, 3 May 2015 08:14:04 EST 1800 May events at the Ashe County Public Library http://jeffersonpost.com/news/news/153177239/May-events-at-the-Ashe-County-Public-Library This year's community read novel is “The Hum and the Shiver,” by Alex Bledsoe, first in a series of “Tufa Tales.” Bledsoe described the story as a conjunction of three things: “Appalachian folk music, Celtic faery... Sat, 2 May 2015 13:45:21 EST Ashe County’s absconders http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/153262893/Ashe-Countys-absconders ASHE COUNTY — The Ashe County Division of Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals who are wanted for absconding from supervised probation and/or post-release... Fri, 1 May 2015 21:15:21 EST Restaurant and facility grades for April 2015 http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/153260597/Restaurant-and-facility-grades-for-April-2015 ASHE COUNTY — The following are restaurant and facility grades for Ashe County for the month of April 2015. Fri, 1 May 2015 18:55:22 EST Jefferson apts. to be condemned http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/153188437/Jefferson-apts.-to-be-condemned JEFFERSON — The Jefferson Board of Aldermen agreed to condemn two structures within city limits at their regular meeting Monday, April 27. Fri, 1 May 2015 10:45:22 EST New Ashe County businesses incorporated in April 2015 http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/153261416/New-Ashe-County-businesses-incorporated-in-April-2015 ASHE COUNTY — The following businesses were incorporated in Ashe County and registered with the North Carolina Secretary of State's office during the month of April 2015. Items are listed by corporation's name, followed by registered... Fri, 1 May 2015 19:30:21 EST Teresa Laws promoted to Post general manager http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/153218048/Teresa-Laws-promoted-to-Post-general-manager WEST JEFFERSON — Ashe County native Teresa Roark-Laws has been named general manager and media director of the Jefferson Post. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 18:10:24 EST New life for the old hospital http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/153205296/New-life-for-the-old-hospital JEFFERSON —Plans are in the works to renovate the old Ashe Memorial Hospital facility into housing for the elderly and disabled. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 14:10:28 EST Ashe student places 2nd in national NCDA Poster and Poetry Contest http://jeffersonpost.com/news/news/153206115/Ashe-student-places-2nd-in-national-NCDA-Poster-and-Poetry-Contest WILKESBORO – Wilkes Community College congratulates Autumn Eastridge for placing second in the national-level Adult Poster division of the 49th Annual National Career Development Association's (NCDA) Poetry and Poster... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 12:50:22 EST AMH front parking lot closing for repaving http://jeffersonpost.com/news/news/153217358/AMH-front-parking-lot-closing-for-repaving JEFFERSON — Effective Friday, May 1 at 6 p.m., the front parking lot of Ashe Memorial Hospital, as well as the road that comes around by Mountain Hearts and exits into the front parking area, will be closed for paving. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:45:22 EST Ore Knob exhibit opens http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/153220061/Ore-Knob-exhibit-opens JEFFERSON — Through the efforts of a group of local volunteer history buffs, the Ore Knob Mine has been brought back to life, albeit on a much smaller scale. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 23:15:22 EST WCC program helps students find jobs at Summit Support Services http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/153180950/WCC-program-helps-students-find-jobs-at-Summit-Support-Services WEST JEFFERSON – Wilkes Community College graduates Ruby Townsend and Meagan McCoy transitioned into human services careers at Summit Support Services of Ashe through their participation in the Work-Based Learning program at the Ashe Campus of... Wed, 29 Apr 2015 10:50:21 EST County crime report April 22-28, 2015 http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/153205425/County-crime-report-April-22-28-2015 ASHE COUNTY —The following individuals were arrested and booked in the Ashe County Detention Center April 22-28. The information is provided by the Ashe County Sheriff's Office and is public record. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 20:40:21 EST Ashe to observe National Day of Prayer May 7 http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/153117957/Ashe-to-observe-National-Day-of-Prayer-May-7 Ashe County citizens will soon gather together for a National Day of Prayer ceremony along with veterans, religious and community leaders. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:45:21 EST Iconic Jefferson home to get extensive makeover http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/153178634/Iconic-Jefferson-home-to-get-extensive-makeover JEFFERSON — An iconic home that's become an eyesore along Jefferson's main drag will soon undergo significant rehabilitation, according to its owner. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 20:55:21 EST Ashe County wreck report http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/153184228/Ashe-County-wreck-report ASHE COUNTY — The following accidents that occurred between April 12 and April 18 were reported by the North Carolina Highway Patrol and are considered public record.April 14 Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:50:21 EST Area Relay for Life teams prepping for July 17 event http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/153116674/Area-Relay-for-Life-teams-prepping-for-July-17-event WEST JEFFERSON — A good many groups across Ashe County are working hard to raise money to help in the fight against cancer. These teams are participating in Relay For Life, a annual community fundraising event to benefit the American Cancer... Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:45:21 EST Ashe Sharing Center meets donation goal http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/153074087/Ashe-Sharing-Center-meets-donation-goal WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County Sharing Center recently met their “March Match” donation goal of $24,000. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:45:21 EST Man dies from injuries sustained in April 14 accident http://jeffersonpost.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/153165712/Man-dies-from-injuries-sustained-in-April-14-accident WEST JEFFERSON — A man who sustained critical injuries in a multi-car accident that took place in West Jefferson on Tuesday, April 14 has died. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:50:22 EST MerleFest 2015 commemorates another banner year http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/153155215/MerleFest-2015-commemorates-another-banner-year WILKESBORO —MerleFest, presented by Window World, has wrapped up its 28th year. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:20:22 EST Ashe Chamber sponsors The Coolest Corner Expo http://jeffersonpost.com/news/home_top-news/153142523/Ashe-Chamber-sponsors-The-Coolest-Corner-Expo The Ashe County Chamber of Commerce recently held The Coolest Corner Expo at the Boondocks Brew Haus in West Jefferson Wednesday, April 22. The expo is designed to target tourism and vendors from all around the High Country who offer entertainment and... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:00:21 EST