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From left, Oonna Hueck, a representative of Janome, awards Lester Mullis, of the Ashe Sewing Center in West Jefferson, for outstanding commitment to sales, service and performance in upholding the quality standards of Janome America, Inc. Ashe Sewing Center has been been around for 30 years,…

We all seek restoration — a restoring of setting things aright. When Abraham and Sarah were traveling through a foreign land, Abraham became afraid that, because Sarah was so beautiful, he would be killed so the king could have her.

Harold Dean Scott, 75, of Todd, N.C., passed away October 10, 2018.

Mrs. June Marsh Hash, 85, of Jefferson, N.C., passed away Wedn…

As Election Day approaches, you will continue to hear a great deal about hot-button issues that candidates believe may either swing your vote or motivate you to cast it. But few will be as consequential as an issue you probably won’t hear about in 2018 but will matter a lot in 2019: upgradin…

Democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, seeking to represent New York’s 14th Congressional District, has called for the abolition of the Electoral College. Her argument came on the heels of the Senate’s confirming Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. She was lamenting the fact that C…