Ashe Co Articles Archive

  • The ‘Crick’ Davis Story

    by Lonnie Jones Imagine being a nine year old girl awakened to shouts, screams, wild incoherent ranting, and loud noises. Then picture yourself walking out on the front porch of your isolated mountain home to find your father standing over your mother with a bloody […]

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  • The Train That Might Have Been

    by Lonnie Jones and Brodrick Shepherd The Virginia Creeper, and the Abingdon line of the Norfolk & Western Railroad came to Ashe County in 1914. The rail line came for the natural resources of timber and iron ore. At the time, Jefferson was the largest […]

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