Ashe Commissioners Select Buchanan As Sheriff, Absher Retires

Ashe County Commissioners voted 3-2 Tuesday to select Terry Buchanan as Ashe County Sheriff, to replace retired Sheriff James Williams.

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Apps and ECU Set Up 4 Game Series Beginning in 2021....

Yes, it will be a while, but the Appalachian State University football team and East Carolina have set up a four-game series beginning in Charlotte in 2021....

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Pet Patrol


Female lab mix puppy, about 1-2 years old, found near Bamboo Rd and Wilson Ridge Rd.  Very sweet and playful, currently being kept inside out of the cold until the owner is found.  You will need to identify the collar color to prove ownership.  Contact Sharon at (828)268-1757.

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Community and Business

Boone Drug to 'Buy Boone Lunch' at F.A.R.M. Cafe

      On Wednesday January 25 between 11am and 2pm everyone is welcome to F.A.R.M (Feed All Regardless of Means) Café at 617 West King Street for another ‘Buy Boone Lunch’ day.

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Obituaries(Funeral Homes)

Shirley Anne Motte Nilles

Mrs. Shirley Anne Motte Nilles, age 84, of Boone, passed away Monday, January 16, 2017 at her home.

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