Mary Ashe, Vice-President & Office Manager of WHKP joined the station in 1952. Born and raised in Mills River, Mary graduated from Mills River High and Blanton's Business College. Mary is the mother of three grown sons; Dennis, Dan and David and has three grandsons – Trevor, Nathan and Shawn, and one grand-daughter, Kayleigh. Mary is a member of Refuge Baptist Church. Her interests include travel, walking, shoppingggg, reading and all sports.