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With myriad road bicycling events during a High Country summer, Watauga County residents know how narrow and hectic the roads can become during this time... [Read More]
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The flood of 1940 took lives, destroyed homes, washed away farmland and dismantled the railway system in Boone - the very thing that kickstarted its... [Read More]
Tags: Boone - Town - flood
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The town of Boone's recycling program will add corrugated cardboard to the residential curbside collection and replace the 18-gallon blue bins with 96-gallon roll-out carts... [Read More]
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The failure of both water pumps at the Cottages of Boone apartment complex resulted in water being unavailable to residents for over a week. [Read More]
Tags: Boone - Cottages - water
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A total of 850 linear feet of asphalt might not seem like a lot, but for the members of the Paul H. Broyhill Wellness Center,... [Read More]
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Meat Camp Volunteer Fire Department announced on July 30 that the department achieved an improved insurance classification of a five from its former nine rating. [Read More]
Boone Police Department announced Aug. 14 that an unattended death of a woman was under investigation. [Read More]
The following information is courtesy of the Watauga County Sheriff's Office. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. [Read More]
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A video produced by the Appalachian Theatre of the High Country Inc. is in the running for a $25,000 award from First Horizon Foundation, the... [Read More]
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Former Watauga standout and current App State senior Jake Chasteen was named to the preseason All-Sun Belt Conference men's soccer team. [Read More]
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Amanda Norris Norman, 38, of Boone, N.C., passed away Friday, August 10, 2018. [Read More]
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In an official start to the 2018 volleyball season, Watauga's volleyball team swept Ashe 3-0 in the first match for both teams. [Read More]
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A motion to move the Election Day polling location in the Boone 2 precinct from Appalachian State University's Legends location up Howard Street to the... [Read More]
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A motion to move the Election Day polling location in the Boone 2 precinct from Appalachian State University's Legends location up Howard Street to the... [Read More]
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The Boone Trail Motel, which has been a staple of Boone since the 1950s at 275 E. King St., has closed its doors as new... [Read More]
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Mrs. Lorene Blake Greer, 90, of Boone, N.C., passed away Sunday, August 12, 2018 at her home. [Read More]
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For the fifth consecutive year, the Boone Police Department has organized the Blue Ridge Parkway Bicycle Ride - a challenging fundraiser to benefit North Carolina's... [Read More]
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A small earthquake registering 2.4 on the Richter scale was recorded in northern Caldwell County at 5:46 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12, according to the... [Read More]
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Watauga's football team had one more chance to play in front of a live opponent before the regular season starts. [Read More]
Armie Hammer strained his calf moonwalking backstage at The Hayes Theater in New York. [Read More]
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