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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…

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…

There’s a scene in the new movie “Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer,” that should launch candid conversations around the country. Alexis McGuire (played by Sarah Jane Morris), the lead prosecutor in the case against the Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell, is depi…