Florence Thomas Art School in West Jefferson

The mission of the Florence Art School is to provide resources for instruction, exhibition and experience in the fine arts and heritage crafts for Ashe County and the region. Click here for Florence Thomas Art School website which includes whats happening at Florence.

Ashe County Cheese Factory

The Cheese Factory Tour In North Carolina That’s Everything You Could Imagine And More. If ever there was a way to gain the attention of locals and visitors alike, it certainly seems to work if you erect three giant (and cute!) cows at one end of your town’s Main Street. That’s what you’ll find in […]

Shatley Springs Restaurant

This Restaurant Way Out In The North Carolina Countryside Has The Best Doggone Food You’ve Tried In Ages. Up for a little adventure? Sure you are! Especially when the payoff involves finding a scrumdiddlyumptious little restaurant out in the middle of nowhere, right? You’ll instantly fall in love with this landmark destination restaurant that is […]

Ashe County #1 in the Nation

  American Christmas tree farmers harvest at least 17 million Christmas trees each year. Topping the overall list is Ashe County. Map: Where your Christmas trees come from