About Us

The Ashe County Line (member NCPA) is a free online journal of public record covering news, sports, opinion and feature stories in Ashe County, NC, and environs. Our mission is to provide quality content of interest to the community, with accurate and impartial reporting, free expression of opinion, and appreciative focus on arts and culture.

Our full editorial policy can be found here. Our complete mission statement can be found here.


   Dylan Lightfoot   Editor
   Contributing Writers
   Chris Arvidson
   Kim Becker
   Alan Bulluck
   Joe Hightower
   Eva Ingle
   Ron Joyner
   Sandy Lassen
   Josselyn Lucas
   Ken Lynn
   John McConnell
   Suzanne Moore
   Janet Pittard
   Becky Stragand
   Dan Strickland
   Julie Townsend

ACL is a publication of Lost Provinces Media Group, LLC, a community publishing co-op committed to maintaining a dedicated local news outlet, produced by Ashe Countians, for Ashe Countians. Our operating funds come from ad sales and supporter contributions, and are used to provide content, maintain our website and cover basic business expenses. Advertising policy and rates can be found here.  

   Ken Lynn              Director
   Dylan Lightfoot   Executive Editor
   Advisory Management Committee
   Cathy Clark
   Amanda Gentry
   Cindy Randolph, CPA
   Ann Rose