Hubbard Dies Before Trial On Murder Charges

An Ashe County man awaiting trial on murder charges has died.

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NCHSAA Reduces Football Playoffs, Season....

In a surprise move, the NCHSAA Board of Governors made a huge announcement concerning high school football beginning next year; For more on this story, and for more sports headlines, please click on the links below....

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Pet Patrol


Pippa: 12wks old, about 8lbs Last seen on November 1st, 2020 about 1/2 mile past Bethel Rd along 321N heading toward Tennessee. Spooked and slipped out of her collar and ran into the woods at dusk. She is a merle Frenchton (French bulldog/Boston terrier mix) If found, please call Kim Rowland: (828) 719-8237

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Community and Business

A Very Virtual Holiday Experience - The Carolina Snowbelles

There will still be a Carolina Snowbelle Christmas this year.

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Obituaries(Funeral Homes)

Ruby Virginia Pennington

Ruby Virginia Pennington, age 89, of Rockwell, formerly of Wilkes County, passed away Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at The Meadows of Rockwell in Rockwell, N.C.

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