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  1. ACHS hosts annual Special OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    ... and serves more than four million athletes each year. The event kicked off at 9 a.m. with a welcome from Ashe County School Superintendent Dr. Todd Holden. Holden thanked all volunteers for their participation in the event. "We're here for one ...

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  2. Lady Huskies clinch championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    For back-to-back seasons, Ashe County will finish atop the Mountain Valley Conference standings and celebrate a conference championship.

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  3. Ashe Aces off to hot startRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    ... Estes, Kevin Jenkins and Justin Grubb. NORTH WILKESBORO - The Ashe Aces 8U and 9U baseball teams represented Ashe County at its best last weekend with both age groups bringing home tournament championships. In the 8U tourney, the Aces steamrolled ...

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  4. County crime report, May 1-5, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    The following individuals were arrested and booked in the Ashe County Detention Center May 1-5.

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  5. Possible fire training facility for Ashe firefighters?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    Jefferson PostLeonard Houck, president of Ashe County Fireman's Association and steering committee member, Bryan Ashley, spoke to the board of commissioners Monday, May 4 to request funds to construct a fire training facility.

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  6. Kelly Lambert named ACS Teacher of the Year for 2015-2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    ... named Teacher Assistant of the Year for 2015-2016. Mountain View Elementary teacher Kelly Lambert has been named Ashe County Schools Teacher of the Year for 2015-2016. Superintendent Dr. Todd Holden and other central office staff surprised Lambert ...

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  7. Ashe County meth dealer sentenced to life in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    ... place in March 2014, from as early as 2011 through the end of 2012, Saldana and his conspirators distributed in Ashe County and elsewhere over 20 pounds of near-pure crystal methamphetamine, also known as "ice." Evidence presented at the trial ...

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  8. Kelly Lambert named ACS Teacher of the Year for 2015-2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    ... named Teacher Assistant of the Year for 2015-2016. Mountain View Elementary teacher Kelly Lambert has been named Ashe County Schools Teacher of the Year for 2015-2016. Superintendent Dr. Todd Holden and other central office staff surprised Lambert ...

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  9. Restoring home will improve Jefferson's lookRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    ... Worth House, albeit at Winebarger's expense. With plans now in the works to bring renewed life back to an iconic Ashe County home, the Town and all of Jefferson could reap the benefits. What will become of the home once restoration is complete is ...

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  10. Fun, innovative fundraising strategy for horse rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    Developments are currently underway to create a unique and fun way to make donations to Southern Sun Farm Sanctuary, Ashe County's only horse rescue.

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  11. Todd Ruritan awards scholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    ... to help them with their college-related expenses. The students are Karranda Treadway and Joshua Rash attending Ashe County High School, and Brittany Trivette attending Watauga High School. They each received a plaque to honor them for their academic ...

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  12. May events at the Ashe County Public LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    This year's community read novel is "The Hum and the Shiver," by Alex Bledsoe, first in a series of "Tufa Tales."

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  13. Men's track wins MVAC ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    Ashe County came within a half of a point from sweeping the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference Track Championships on Tuesday.

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  14. Jefferson apts. to be condemnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    The Jefferson Board of Aldermen agreed to condemn two structures within city limits at their regular meeting Monday, April 27. Ashe County Building Inspector Jeff Cornett appeared before the board to discuss the condemning of an apartment complex recently destroyed by an electrical fire.

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  15. Ashe County's abscondersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    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 probation/parole: Jason Brian Burgess, 33, is a white male wanted for probation violation stemming from convictions of DWI and driving while ... (more)

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  16. Restaurant and facility grades for April 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    Restaurant and facilities in Ashe County are routinely inspected by the Appalachian District Health Department, which also oversees restaurants and facilities in Alleghany and Watauga counties.

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  17. Addressing hunger in Ashe, and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    In 2014, the Ashe County Sharing Center, the county's longest serving food pantry, served approximately 21,619 residents in Ashe County.

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  18. New Ashe County businesses incorporated in April 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    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.

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  19. Elkin girls take conference track titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    ... four events, and every girl we had ran those. "It is hard for a little school like Elkin to go up against Ashe County, because they have a lot more kids," he said, noting how excited he and his girls were about the win. "We're tickled to death to ...

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  20. Two ACHS golfers qualify for RegionalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    ... ahead of third place Alleghany. Elkin (175) finished fourth followed by West Wilkes (179), East Wilkes (181), Ashe County (185) and North Wilkes (194). Starmount's Nick Gunnell had the best individual round, shooting 36. Alleghany teammates Dylon ...

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