Stories & Local Lore

Bear Spottings

Posted: September 10, 2010

Several lack bears have been spotted in the area. They have been knocking down bird feeders for food, and going through garbage cans.

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West Jefferson Walking Mural Tour

For residents and visitors, the murals give a glimpse of the artistic talent that abounds in Ashe County. The variety of styles and subject matter featured in the downtown murals offers something for everyone. The enthusiasm and the overwhelming support from the community makes the mural projects successful and provides beauty and wonder on the walls of local businesses. Take time to stroll through the streets of West Jefferson and enjoy galleries, studios, fine shops, delicious restaurants and interesting outside art.

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