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WEST JEFFERSON — Ashe County High School senior Josh Hardin, Huskies indoor and outdoor track runner, signed to play at Davidson College Friday, Nov. 15, at ACHS. Hardin received a full scholarship to Davidson and hopes to study something related to biology, he said. Pictured from left to ri…

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WEST JEFFERSON — Members of the Hayes Faculty Chamber serenaded a crowd of a few dozen people at the Ashe Arts Center Sunday, Nov. 17, with a collection of classical tunes. Ensemble members include Nancy Bargerstock, Adam Booker, James Douthit, Eric Koontz and Ellie Wee.

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The Regional Artist Project of Northwest North Carolina is a partnership between the Arts Councils of Alleghany, Ashe, Watauga and Wilkes Counties and the North Carolina Arts Council. Its goal is to provide support to a broad range of visual, performing, literary, and inter-disciplinary arti…

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Ashe County Arts Council and the Ashe Chamber Music Society present the Hayes Faculty Chamber Ensemble on Sunday, Nov. 17 at 2 p.m. at the Ashe Arts Center. The repertoire will include Trio “Le Londres” for Two Violins and Viola and Piano Quintet in A major by Schubert.

Mr. Bobbie Ray Howell, better known as Bob, 66, of West Jeffer…

Snow in the forecast and on the ground this week means more than slippery, winter conditions, it means the first slippery, winter conditions of the season — and that means drivers need to re-acclimate to ski season in the High Country.