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16 hrs ago | Jefferson Post Online Edition

Gerald Price not going away

Ashe County Commissioner Gerald Price stepped down from his place on the dais to address the Board of Commissioners and county citizens, during the public comment portion of the board's regular meeting on Monday, Aug. 18. Price said that while his term on the board will expire in November, his "oath" will not.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Offshore trolling best bet for Carolinas fishing action

Victoria Navaroli, 13, of Charlotte caight a 1 pound, 15 ounce green sunfish July 12 that has been certified as a state record by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission.

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Related Topix: Badin, NC, Nags Head, NC, Hatteras, NC, Morehead City, NC

Jefferson Post Online Edition

'Piggybacking,' savings, veterans highlight BOC meeting

The Ashe County Board of Commissioners were schooled in "piggybacking" and learned about savings to the county and local veterans at their regular meeting on Monday, Aug. 18. Scott Hurley, the county's director of Environmental Services, presented the board with a proposal to "piggyback" a front-loader garbage truck, which would effectively save ... (more)

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Related Topix: 9, Kernersville Area, NC

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Jefferson Post Online Edition

Ashe County wreck report

The following are collision reports posted by the N.C. Highway Patrol in Ashe County and are considered public record.

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Related Topix: Lansing, NC, West Jefferson, NC

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Jefferson Post Online Edition

Commissioners must remove Price

I doubt if anyone was surprised to learn of Ashe County Commissioner, and self-proclaimed "sovereign citizen," Gerald Price's recent arrest.

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Related Topix: New Hanover County, NC, Opinion

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Mountain Times

Celebrating Women in the Arts

The Blue Ridge Mountains are home to a vibrant palette of female artists that spans multiple generations and mediums.

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Related Topix: West Jefferson, NC, Appalachian State University, Creston, NC

The Mountain Times

Vintage Valle Music bids farewell to summer

As the community prepares for back to school, Baird's Creek Presbyterian Church prepares to bid farewell to summer with a musical finale on Sunday, Aug. 17. From 4 to 6 p.m., Vintage Valle Music returns with performances from the Pineola Bell Ringers, the Kraut Creek Ramblers and Turkey Tracks Trio.

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Related Topix: Pineola, NC, Watauga County, NC, Valle Crucis, NC, Music, Entertainment

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Jefferson Post Online Edition

Ashe County wreck report

The following are collision reports posted by the N.C. Highway Patrol in Ashe County and are considered public record.

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Related Topix: Lansing, NC, Indian Trail, NC, Jefferson, NC

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Watauga Democrat

Power outage affects Watauga, Ashe, Wilkes counties

More than a thousand households were left without power Monday, and hundreds remain without power in the Fleetwood and Deep Gap areas as of 5 p.m. According to the outage map on http://www.blueridgeemc.com, 493 households are without power as of 5 p.m. today.

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Related Topix: Fleetwood, NC, Deep Gap, NC, Watauga County, NC, Wilkes County, NC

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Jefferson Post Online Edition

Gallery Crawl Friday night in downtown West Jefferson

What could be better than an evening in the mountains where the weather is cool, the people are friendly and artistic talent is abundant? The Ashe County Arts Council will again sponsor Gallery Crawl on August 8 from 5 to 8 p.m. Crawlers are invited to stroll the streets, visit the galleries, view the downtown murals and take advantage of the ... (more)

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Related Topix: West Jefferson, NC

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Jefferson Post Online Edition

Lansing hosts 9th annual Ola Belle Reed Festival this weekend

Bluegrass legends Jerry McCoury, Bobby Hicks and Terry Baucom will headline the 9th annual Ola Belle Reed Music Festival this weekend at the Lansing Creeper Trail Park.

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Related Topix: Lansing, NC

Jefferson Post Online Edition

Ashe Fiddlers Convention winners announced

The 45th annual Ashe County Bluegrass and Old Time Fiddlers Convention held last weekend at Ashe County Park brought top notch musicians and enthusiastic audiences together for two days of traditional music.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Council, NC, Jefferson, NC, Todd, NC, Millers Creek, NC

The Mountain Times

A Warped view

Moments before bassist Kim "Tae" Rash took the stage at the Orlando leg of this summer's Warped Tour, only one thought was entrenched in his mind.

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Related Topix: Music, Entertainment

Jefferson Post Online Edition

Get ready for the Blue Ridge Brutal

Jefferson PostCyclists from across the country will circle the county during the 25th annual Blue Ridge Brutal bike ride, Saturday, Aug. 9. Jefferson PostCyclists from across the country will circle the county during the 25th annual Blue Ridge Brutal bike ride, Saturday, Aug. 9. The Blue Ridge Brutal bike ride is set to begin at 8 a.m. on Saturday, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Warrensville, NC

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Jefferson Post Online Edition

Ashe County Commissioner Gerald Price arrested

Jefferson PostCommissioner Gerald Price was arrested around 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 5, booked and released on a $10,000 secured bond.

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Related Topix: Zionville, NC

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Watauga Democrat

Ashe BOC asked to stop water...

The Ashe County Board of Commissioners on Monday received a resolution seeking to amend a portion of the South Fork New River watershed, which would effectively stop the Boone water intake project.

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Related Topix: Boone, NC

Jefferson Post Online Edition

Three from Crumpler charged with break-in, theft10:23 am

Detectives from the Ashe County Sheriffs' Office recently arrested a Crumpler trio for breaking into a residence and stealing a variety of entertainment and monetary items.

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Related Topix: Crumpler, NC

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Jefferson Post Online Edition

State of North Carolinacounty of as...

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINACOUNTY OF ASHEIN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICESUPERIOR COURT DIVISIONBEFORE THE CLERK 2013-SP-165IN THE MATTER OF THE FORECLOSURE OF A DEED OF TRUST FROM JERRY ALLEN PRUITT AND DONNA W. PRUITT, TO FIRST NATIONAL INVESTOR SERVICES, INC., TRUSTEE, DATED APRIL 20, 2009, RECORDED IN BOOK 395, PAGE 2163, AND RE-RECORDED IN BOOK ... (more)

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Jefferson Post Online Edition

Ashe County Wreck Report3:01 pm

The following are collision reports posted by the N.C. Highway Patrol in Ashe County the week of July 21. A two car accident occurred on U.S. 221 near the intersection of N.C. 16 at 11:31 a.m. on July 22. According to the narrative, Lillian Richardson, of Crumpler, was traveling south on U.S. 221, while Laura Bare, of Jefferson was making a right ... (more)

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Related Topix: Crumpler, NC, Jefferson, NC, West Jefferson, NC, Laurel Springs, NC

Jefferson Post Online Edition

Fiddlin' and pickin' in Ashe County8:01 am

Jefferson PostMusicians from around the High Country and beyond spent Friday and Saturday performing with and competing against one another at the 45th annual Ashe County Bluegrass and Old Time Fiddlers Convention, at Ashe County Park in Jefferson.

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