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  1. ACSO charges former county employee, other with separate sex crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | Watauga Democrat

    Ashe County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested Jeremy S. Osborne, of Jefferson, on July 14, and charged him with two felony counts of secretly using or installing a photographic imaging device to arouse or gratify sexual desire, according to according to Ashe Sheriff Terry Buchanan. Two warrants for arrest, obtained by the Watauga Democrat's sister publication Ashe Mountain Times , state that there was probable cause to believe that Osborne secretly installed a device in an employee bathroom at Family Central at 626 Ashe Central School Road that could be used to create a photographic image with the intent to capture the images of two women without their consent.

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  2. Police reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | Watauga Democrat

    ... were reported in the 100 block of Highland Woods Trail. ARREST: Nicholas Edward Lilly, 22, of 118 Colvard St., Jefferson, was arrested and charged with being drunk and disruptive. Lilly was released on a written promise to appear in court on Aug. ...

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  3. Ashe County Arrest Report June 28 a " July 11 -Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    ... an unspecified charge. He was issued a $1,000 cash bond. Alin Johnny Retezatu, 43, of 741 Nettle Knob Road, West Jefferson, was charged with cyber stalking and assault on a female. He was issued a $1,500 unsecured bond. Megan Loretta Maze, 20, of ...

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  4. Todd Liberty Parade, July 4, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | Watauga Democrat

    Megan Ehrlich of Charleston, S.C., and Maggie Ehrlich-Bell of West Jefferson ready their costumes before the start of the Liberty Parade. Megan Ehrlich of Charleston, S.C., Maggie Ehrlich-Bell of West Jefferson and Julie Smith of Glendale Springs discover they have selected similar attire for the Liberty Parade.

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  5. Petition effort claims Ashe County sheriff violated Constitution in organizing prayer eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 1 | HeraldSun.com

    ... between church and state. Ashe County Sheriff's Office, with directions from Sheriff Terry Buchanan, based in Jefferson NC, coordinated a "Time of Prayer" event on Saturday, June 24, 2017. Highlighting the event was a prayer led by Anne Graham Lotz, ...

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  6. County readies for fireworks at Ashe Park -Read the original story

    Friday Jun 30 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    ... Country Disc Golf Course will be closed for the entire day. Come join us at Ashe County Park, 527 Ashe Park Road, Jefferson, NC 28640 on Tuesday, July 4 to celebrate American Independence Day! Parking only in designated areas which will be marked ...

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  7. Petition group claims Buchanan violated Constitution in organizing prayer event -Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 27 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    ... between church and state. Ashe County Sheriff's Office, with directions from Sheriff Terry Buchanan, based in Jefferson NC, coordinated a "Time of Prayer" event on Saturday, June 24, 2017. Highlighting the event was a prayer led by Anne Graham Lotz, ...

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  8. Lansing man caught hiding behind trees following crash -Read the original story

    Jun 16, 2017 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    ... to pass James Anthony Rouser, of 4405 Woodwind Street, Charlotte, when a collision took place on U.S. 221 in West Jefferson. After the collision, Goodman continued past Rouser and left the scene without stopping. Rouser continued to his destination ...

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  9. Data: no significant changes in population -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    ... no significant changes between this year and last between the three incorporated cities in Ashe County, with Jefferson's population at 1,551, West Jefferson at 1,305 and Lansing at 154," said County Planner Adam Stumb in an email. "Lansing and West ...

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  10. All IT Jobs Are Cybersecurity Jobs NowRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2017 | Wall Street Journal

    The rise of cyberthreats means that the people once assigned to setting up computers and email servers must now treat security as top priority In the Appalachian mountain town of West Jefferson, N.C., on an otherwise typical Monday afternoon in September 2014, country radio station WKSK was kicked off the air by international hackers. Just as the station rolled into its afternoon news broadcast, a staple for locals in this hamlet of about 1,300, a warning message popped up on the screen of the program director's Windows PC.

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  11. "I drink to steady my nerves. Sometimes I'm so steady I...Read the original story

    May 20, 2017 | The Big Apple

    ... 4,000 Bits of Humorous Dialogue from All Genres, Topically Arranged and Indexed By Larry Langman and Paul Gold Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company. Inc. 2001 Pg. 114: "I only drink to steady my nerves," says comic Joe E. Lewis (Frank Sinatra) to a ...

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  12. Victorian-era Findlay was hotbed for a houses of ill-fameaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | TheCourier.com

    URBAN LEGEND has it that the upstairs half of a building on North Main Street, in a stretch known as the Riverside Block , built in 1890, was a brothel.

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  13. First Glimpse at Obamaa s Presidential Center in ChicagoRenderings of...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | New York Magazine

    The Obamas are in their hometown this week, and have offered the city its first peek at the future Obama Presidential Center. The renderings of the campus - to be built in Jackson Park on the South Side - revealed a museum, a library, and the "forum," which will house an auditorium, restaurant, and public garden.

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  14. European Union Reportedly Plans to Deliver a Very Expensive Brexit Bill to BritainRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | New York Magazine

    The United Kingdom's divorce from the European Union is definitely not going to be cheap. The Financial Times reports that Brussels is ready to slam Britain with an upfront a 100 billion Brexit bill.

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  15. GOP Wants House Vote on Zombie Trumpcare Before Its Impact...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | New York Magazine

    CBO Director Keith Hall could probably destroy prospects for passage of a revised American Health Care Act with a negative estimate of its impact. All sorts of insane pressure, along with last-minute changes in the bill to lure "moderates," is being brought to bear on House Republicans in an effort to avoid a second disastrous failure to pass Obamacare-repeal-and-partially-replace legislation, a.k.a. the revised American Health Care Act, a.k.a. Zombie Trumpcare.

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  16. Comey: Staying Silent on FBIa s Pre-Election Clinton Probe Woulda ve...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | New York Magazine

    FBI Director James Comey told the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday that he faced two choices in late October after FBI investigators told him they might have found new Hillary Clinton emails on a laptop belonging to Anthony Weiner. He could inform Congress about these potentially revelatory emails, which would be "really bad," or he could keep quiet, which would be "catastrophic."

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  17. Lobbying Ban Be Damned, Trump Transition Staffers Have Migrated to K...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | New York Magazine

    Last November, a little more than a week after his election, Donald Trump attempted to deliver on his promise to "drain the swamp" by issuing a six-month ban on lobbying for those serving on his transition team, along with a five-year ban on lobbying for those appointed to his administration. As even Fox News noted at the time though , Sean Spicer, in his announcement of the new policy, "did not immediately explain how either ban would be enforced."

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  18. Republicans Will Hold Runoff in Race to Fill Mick Mulvaney's Former Congressional SeatRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | New York Magazine

    The conventional wisdom triumphed easily in Tuesday night's special primary elections to choose a successor to Trump budget director Mick Mulvaney in the 5th congressional district of South Carolina. Frontrunner Archie Parnell won the Democratic nomination without a runoff, dispatching netroots favorite Alexis Frank and als0-ran Les Murphy by a wide margin.

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  19. The First New Manhattan-Only Area Code in Nearly 20 Years Is About to Go LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | New York Magazine

    A 212 number is about to become even more coveted, now that officials are introducing a brand-new area code to Manhattan: the 332 . Starting June 10 , there is a chance that Manhattanites could be assigned this number, and begin facing the question, "332, where is that?" The addition of the 332 area code won't affect any existing Manhattan numbers, and will be given out as needed across the borough, though yes, you'll have to plug in all ten digits even if calling within the city.

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  20. GOP Congressman Says Sick People Who Lose Affordable Health Coverage Should Just MoveRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | New York Magazine

    Representative Robert Pittenger of North Carolina thinks having to move to keep yourself alive is part and parcel of "Jeffersonian democracy." It is not quite down there in the hall of shame with his Alabama colleague Mo Brooks's suggestion that sick people often don't deserve health coverage because they've brought it all down on themselves with bad habits.

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