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Emergency responders were called to a fire at 7146 Highway 88 in Laurel Springs Friday, Jan. 18. No one was injured in the blaze. [Read More]
The town of Boone reported Jan. 17 the Boone Water Line, Water Treatment Plant, Intake and Booster Pump Station Project continues despite being 69 days... [Read More]
Mr. Herbert Curtis Taylor, 89, passed away Thursday, January 17, 2019, at Wilkes Senior Village. [Read More]
Divers off the coast of Hawaii spotted and then swam with a rare great white shark. [Read More]
Keith Kirkwood can thank the Rams for providing his first NFL highlight. [Read More]
Buford Stanley Wilson Jr., 72, of West Jefferson, N.C., died Tuesday, January 15, 2019, at Ashe Memorial Hospital. [Read More]
A National Weather Service winter weather advisory is in effect over Ashe County from 1 p.m. Thursday to 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 18. [Read More]
Gwyneth Paltrow talks to her ex-husband Chris Martin "every day", despite splitting almost five years ago. [Read More]
Alabama's Jalen Hurts hit the recruiting trail hard this past week, trying to figure out where he wanted to play. His whirlwind tour included trips... [Read More]
The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook to northwest North Carolina ahead of a potential flash freeze Sunday, Jan. 20. [Read More]
The Ashe County Arts Council will sponsor a community celebration in honor of Martin Luther King Day Monday, Jan. 21, at 7 p.m. at the... [Read More]
The sounds of bluegrass will fill the stage at the Ashe Civic Center Saturday, Jan. 19 at 7:30 p.m. with Ralph Stanley II and the... [Read More]
Send your calendar item to for publication. Submission deadline for current week publication is 9 a.m. Friday. [Read More]
The following information was provided by the Ashe County Sheriff's Office. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. [Read More]
Speaker Nancy Pelosi's House has more women, persons of color and LGBT members than any House in history — and fewer white males. [Read More]
10-year-old Chloe Henson mailed a check last week to a school in Pender County to help get the students new carpets. The check is worth... [Read More]
The Wilkes Community College Board of Trustees handed out year-end awards during their Jan. 10 meeting at the John A. Walker Center. [Read More]
Wilkes Community College's Certified Online Instructors who met certification requirements during the fall 2018 semester include Amanda Wiles, Criminal Justice; Erica Harper, Human Services and... [Read More]
Ashe County's two state park properties attracted more than 345,000 visitors in 2018, according to Superintendent Joseph Shimel. New River State Park and Mount Jefferson... [Read More]