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JEFFERSON — Ashe County District Court was held Thursday, Sept. 12, at the Ashe County Courthouse, hearing the cases of Ricky O. Barnes, Michael J. Greene, Heather L. Hammac, Tyler D. Lambert, Juan J. Martinez, Nikki R. Romans, Skylar D. Wolfe and Robert B. Woodie.

The following information was provided by Appalachian Health Care. Restaurants are inspected one to four times per year, based on assigned risk frequency, public school lunchrooms are inspected four times a year and residential care establishments are inspected once per year.

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WEST JEFFERSON — From 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, the Ashe County Arts Council will sponsor Gallery Crawl in downtown West Jefferson. Galleries and shops will be open after hours to showcase the best of artistic talent in Ashe County.

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TODD — The wife-and-husband duo of Sarah and Austin McCombie, also known as the Chatham Rabbits, brought their combination of clawhammer banjo and harmonies to the Todd General Store Sunday, Sept. 8. The pair are currently on tour throughout North Carolina and the surrounding states.

Walt Greer, 86, of 90 Westview Drive, Sparta, N.C., completed …

John Paul Wright, professor at University of Cincinnati, and Matthew DeLisi professor at Iowa State University have penned a powerful article titled “What Criminologists Don’t Say, and Why,” in City Journal, Summer 2017. There is significant bias among criminologists. The reason for that bia…