Traditional powerhouse West Wilkes traveled to Elkin on Tuesday evening to face a much younger and certainly smaller (in numbers) Elkin squad. The Hawks returned home to Millers Creek with probably much more respect for their opponents than they had when they arrived. Elkin wrestlers won six of the 10 matches that were contested. Twenty-four of We
WILKESBORO — East Wilkes earned another impressive Mountain Valley Athletic conference win, taking a 61-53 victory over Wilkes Central Tuesday night. “It was a great team effort,” East coach Matt Campbell said. “Everyone played with great energy and effort. “Defensive intensity was great and we did a great job of li
JEFFERSON — Among the many items slated for discussion at the Ashe County Board of Commissioners upcoming Monday meeting, is an update on the U.S. 221 expansion project slated to begin this year. Trent Beaver, a representative with the N.C. Department of Transportation, will provide an update regarding the U.S. 221 project shortly after 9 a.
BOONE — Rep. Virginia Foxx announced Thursday that her office in Boone has moved to a new location. The new office is located at 400 Shadowline Drive in Boone. The phone number remains the same, 828-265-0240. “It is an honor to represent and serve the people of North Carolina,” Foxx said in a press release. “At this new, a
RALEIGH — Lynde Ring, a junior in NC State University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, has been chosen as a Warren Leadership and Public Policy Fellow in its inaugural class of 2015. The daughter of Steve and Leah Ring of Warrensville, Ring is majoring in food bioprocessing, with minors in biomanufacturing and animal science. The
OLIN — Starmount recovered from a slow start to throttle 3A North Iredell, 66-41, in a nonconference basketball game Wednesday night. “That was a really big win for us,” Starmount coach Rocky Horton said. “They're a good 3A team.” James Ashley had 23 points — 16 coming while the Rams turned an 8-1 deficit midwa
BOONVILLE — Starmount secured the top 1A berth in the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference with a 39-34 win over Elkin Friday night. Starmount junior Dalton Oliver clinched the victory with a pin 1:09 into his match at 182 pounds with Jerry Neese. With the top berth in 1A on the line, there were several great matches in a meet that was conte