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  1. WCC's Chris Robinson recognized by Ashe ChamberRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    During the regularly scheduled board meeting of the Ashe County Chamber of Commerce on March 24, Chris Robinson, associate vice-president of Wilkes Community College, was recognized for 23 years of service with the chamber.

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  2. Ashe County wreck reportRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    The following accidents that occurred between March 8 and March 14 were reported by the N.C. Highway Patrol and are considered public record.

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  3. Elkin leads Wells Fargo standingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    With a sweep of the swimming championships, Elkin still sits at the top after the winter season of the Wells Fargo Cup standings for the Mountain Valley Athetic Conference. Wilkes Central is in second with a league title in women's basketball and a solid second-place finish in wrestling, while the third spot belongs to Ashe County.

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  4. Unemployment rises in Ashe CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    ... adjusted) increased in 98 of North Carolina's counties, including Ashe, in January and decreased in two. Ashe County's unemployment rate increased by .9 percent to 7.0 in January, up from 6.1 percent in December 2014. Graham County had the highest ...

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  5. Ashe battles Surry Central to 1-1 tieRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    ... from a Surry Central striker. WEST JEFFERSON - As the non-conference schedule of games begins to wind down for Ashe County, the Lady Huskies earned a hard-fought 1-1 tie against former conference foe Surry Central. Emilee Stanley put the Eagles on ...

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  6. Huskies fall in extra inningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    ... in another run. WEST JEFFERSON - North Surry scored four runs in the ninth inning to win a marathon game over Ashe County on Wednesday night, 14-10. Ashe rallied twice in the seventh and eighth innings to keep play alive, but a four-run outburst by ...

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  7. Ore Knob exhibit to open April 25 at museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    The highly anticipated Ore Knob Mine exhibit at the Museum of Ashe County History will open to the public on April 25. A private opening will be held April 10. Lonnie Jones, president of the Museum of Ashe County's Board of Directors, informed the board of commissioners of the exhibit's debut at the board's regular meeting held Monday, March 16.

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  8. WJ man charged with four counts of statutory rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    ... four counts of felony statutory rape/sex offense with a female 13 years of age. He's currently being held in the Ashe County Detention Center under a $250,000 bond. According to arrest warrants filed with the clerk of court, the offenses are said to ...

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  9. Tickets on sale for Ashe County Little Theatre spring productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    The Ashe County Little Theatre announces their spring production, "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," April 17-19 at the Ashe Civic Center.

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  10. Forbush tops Ashe County, 2-0Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    Charly McCormick scored one early and Madison York scored one late as Forbush turned away Ashe County, 2-0, in a physical, nonconference soccer game Wednesday night.

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  11. Tough enoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Yadkin Ripple Incorporated

    Forbush's Shannon Holden looks for a good bounce on a through ball with Ashe County's Mahala Land in pursuit during Wednesday night's game. Forbush's Shannon Holden looks for a good bounce on a through ball with Ashe County's Mahala Land in pursuit during Wednesday night's game.

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  12. Roundup: Lady Greyhounds crush HuskiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Mt. Airy News

    Taylor Hill hit a three-run shot and North Surry roared to an 18-0, four-inning softball victory at Ashe County on Wednesday.

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  13. Greyhounds win in extrasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Mt. Airy News

    North Surry's Nick Wilson had two hits, one for a home run, and was hit by a pitch in two other plate appearances in a 14-10 win against Ashe County on Wednesday.

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  14. Hoops stars make all-districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Mt. Airy News

    ... and two others the third team. The chairmen for District 11 are Wilkes Central's Matt Hagaman for the boys and Ashe County's Laura Foster for the girls. For the boys, East Surry's Carson Long finished fourth in district player of the year voting and ...

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  15. Big win for the Quilt Square GirlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    Quilt Square Girls, the downtown West Jefferson business owned by Syndi and Renee Brooks, well-known for their handcrafted barn quilts and daily messages/affirmations posted on a chalkboard that rests outside of their store, is now known for another distinction - Ashe County's Small Business of the Year for 2015.

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  16. Philadelphia college students give back...to Ashe CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    A group of 26 students from St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia, Pa. recently spent their spring break in Ashe County as part of the school's Appalachian Experience program.

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  17. A young girl's 16th birthday wishRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    ... of luck, a car to call my own. Fast forward nearly two decades later and in walks Carrie Harvey, a 15-year old Ashe County resident and student at Watauga High School (WHS) who will turn 16 on Friday, March 20 and is hoping for something completely ...

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  18. Ashe Baseball overpowers Starmount, 6-2Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    The Huskies scored five runs in the first inning and that was plenty of run support needed for another solid night of pitching from Ashe County.

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  19. Philadelphia college students give backa to Ashe CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    A group of 26 students from St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia, Pa. recently spent their spring break in Ashe County as part of the school's Appalachian Experience program.

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  20. Lady Huskies blank Avery, 6-0Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    Ashe County evened its overall mark to 2-2 with a dominating 6-0 win over visiting Avery County on Monday.

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