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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Wednesday's Afternoon Sports Report....

The WHS girls grab the No. 1 seed among the 4A schools in the NWC, the WHS boys drop their fifth straight game. Ashe County travels to Avery tonight, App State wrestling whips Duke....

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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)

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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