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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WHS Girls Win 10th Game.....

It's been a while, but the Watauga High girl's basketball team has posted its first double-digit win season in four years as they beat South Caldwell 49-40 Tuesday night at Lentz-Eggers Gym. Unfortunately, the WHS boys got more bad news on Tuesday before they dropped a 78-61 decision to the Spartans. Click the link below to hear the details...

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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's Winter Farmers Market Returns Saturday Jan 21

Boone's Winter Farmers Market returns this Saturday.

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Obituaries(Funeral Homes)

Willis Hicks

Willis Hicks, age 73, of Meat Camp Road, Todd, passed away Monday afternoon, January 16, 2017, at Watauga Medical Center.

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