ASHE COUNTY — In observance of Independence Day, local government offices will be closed Thursday, July 4.

Town hall is closed in Lansing, Jefferson and West Jefferson. All related town services will resume regular operation Friday, July 5, with the exception of trash pickup in West Jefferson, which will occur as normal Thursday, according to town staff.

County offices are closed July 4, including the Ashe County Courthouse, Ashe County Landfill and the five convenience centers, all of which will reopen July 5.

Ashe County Public Library is closed July 4 for Independence Day and July 6 for the Christmas in July Festival, but is open July 5.

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