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The following information was provided by Appalachian Health Care. Restaurants, food stands and meat markets are inspected one to four times per year, based on assigned risk frequency, child care establishments are inspected twice per year and residential care establishments are inspected on…

ASHE COUNTY — Citizens of Ashe County looking to keep their connections to the television channels WUNE-TV, WLFB, WXII-TV and WUNL-TV will have to rescan for them before Friday, Sept. 6. If not done, customers can end up losing connection to the channels they currently have.

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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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WEST JEFFERSON — New River Brewing in West Jefferson is getting a sizable splash of color, courtesy of artist Whitney Stuart Landwehrmann. This is the second mural of the year for Landwehrmann, who recently finished up 'Tree of Appalachia' on the side of Third Day Market. Landwehrmann said t…

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The Zephyr Lightning Bolts will be the 10th and last band performing in the 2019 BackStreet Concert Series on Friday, Aug. 30, at 5:30 p.m. The concert is free. If it rains, the concert will be moved to the Ashe Arts Council three blocks to the east. The individual sponsor for this concert i…

Gastonia, N.C., Constance Joan Crowder Christy, 87, passed awa…

Mr. Casey Hardy, of Kannapolis, N.C., beloved son and brother …