Charles Mont Spraker, of 481 Cattle Drive, Fries, Va., was attempting to make a left turn onto U.S. 221 from the roadway construction area and struck Carson Lee Wood, of 1587 N.C. 194 South, Todd. Spraker was cited for failure to yield. Spraker's 2016...
8/15/2017
Look no further than the community's response to wide spread flooding in eastern North Carolina and the fires that ravaged Gatlinburg, TN last fall as evidence. But this community is also willing to show compassion for people who sometimes ... A local...
8/9/2017
Multiple local agencies, including the Ashe County Sheriff's Office, Jefferson Police Department, West Jefferson Fire Department and the Ashe County Rescue Squad descended on Walmart to deal with the threat after two store employees reported they'd ......
8/2/2017
Methamphetamine or crystal meth has become as synonymous in western North Carolina as Fraser fir Christmas trees and fly fishing on a Saturday morning. In the past ... Around that same time, a West Jefferson woman was nabbed for possession of...
7/28/2017
Gillian Ann Winterton, of 2287 Water Tank Road, West Jefferson and Derek Michael Harless, of 242 Brooklin Street, Wilkesboro, were involved in a collision near a private driveway on Water Tank Road. No citations were issued. Both vehicles sustained ......
7/25/2017
Many North Carolina hospitals, most of which that depend heavily on Medicaid reimbursements to stay afloat, are already in crisis mode. Sources tell us no fewer than five hospitals, mostly in smaller to medium-sized communities, are inches away...
7/22/2017