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  1. New River Advocates to attend Ashe meetingRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Watauga Democrat

    Members of New River Advocates Inc., an advocacy group for the New River, held a meeting at the Riverside Restaurant in Todd on Tuesday, July 29, in opposition to the Boone Water Intake project planned for the Brownwood community.

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  2. Samaritan's Purse sends nonessential personnel out of LiberiaRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Watauga Democrat

    Samaritan's Purse is sending many of its workers in Liberia out of the country following the infection of two health care workers there with the Ebola virus, the Christian relief organization announced Wednesday.

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  3. Blue Ridge Electric hosts open...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Watauga Democrat

    Members of the Watauga County community gathered in the newly renovated district office of Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation for an open house and tour of the facilities on Tuesday.

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  4. Mark Lee CornettRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Watauga Democrat

    On July 27, 2014, heaven gained a new angel, as Mark Lee Cornett went to be with our Lord and Savior.

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  5. Clara Pauline Davie GreeneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | Watauga Democrat

    Mrs. Clara Pauline Davie Greene, 98, formerly of Ken Dwiggins Drive, died Saturday, July 26, 2014, at the Brian Center in Salisbury.

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  6. Samaritan's Purse: Doctor in Liberia contracts Ebola, second U.S. case also confirmedRead the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | Watauga Democrat

    Dr. Kent Brantly, medical director for the Samaritan's Purse Ebola Consolidated Case Management Center in Monrovia, Liberia, has tested positive for the Ebola virus, according to information from the Boone-based nonprofit organization.

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  7. Third annual Energy Summit...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | Watauga Democrat

    Representatives from the 17 University of North Carolina system campuses and several private institutions in the Carolinas on Monday will converge upon Boone for the third annual Appalachian Energy Summit hosted by Appalachian State University.

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  8. Fallen HeroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | Watauga Democrat

    Friends, family and community members gathered at the Watauga County Law Enforcement Officer's Memorial Saturday night to honor six law enforcement officers who lost their lives while in service.

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  9. Real estate market slowingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | Watauga Democrat

    After four years of incremental sales growth, the High Country real estate market is showing signs of slowing.

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  10. DAV purchases new vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Watauga Democrat

    The Disabled American Veterans Watauga County Chapter No. 90, located in Boone, recently purchased a 2014 Ford Flex to add to its transportation network.

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  11. Council enacts ordinance...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Watauga Democrat

    The Boone Town Council on Thursday enacted amendments to the town's Municipal Code related to towing and wheel-locking following months of complaints about practices in downtown Boone.

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  12. Our View: Nosey neighbor earns our thanksRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Watauga Democrat

    A keen nose and a quick response late last week not only averted what could have been a serious threat to life and property, but left us with lessons we would all do well to remember.

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  13. Elections board upholds previous one-stop planRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Watauga Democrat

    In a two to one vote, the Watauga County Board of Elections voted to uphold the same one-stop implementation plan the board adopted for the May primary for the general election in November.

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  14. Boone council to consider West Downtown Boone conceptRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Watauga Democrat

    The Boone Town Council on Thursday will hear a recommendation from the town's Transportation Committee to approve the concept for the West Downtown Boone Plan, which includes street, pedestrian and bicycle improvements.

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  15. Town water proposals suggestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Watauga Democrat

    The Boone Water Use Committee on Tuesday voted to make several recommendations to the Boone Town Council as a result of a recently enacted law abolishing the town's extraterritorial jurisdiction powers.

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  16. Judge dismisses complaint...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Watauga Democrat

    A judge on Monday dismissed the town of Beech Mountain's complaint against Genesis Wildlife Sanctuary, ruling that the nonprofit did not violate its lease of town-owned property on Buckeye Lake.

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  17. Rhea Ann Hartley HarrisRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Watauga Democrat

    Rhea Ann Hartley Harris, age 75, of Boone, N.C., died Thursday, July 17, 2014. Hampton Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.

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  18. Hospitality House to host Ashe County Pig Pickin'Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Watauga Democrat

    Hospitality House is rolling out the welcome mat for its Ashe County neighbors, friends and supporters on Tuesday July 29. Serving Ashe County for nearly twenty years, Hospitality House is hosting an Old-Fashioned Pig Pickin' and Open House to thank the Ashe County community and Board of Commissioners for their support.

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  19. High Country mother's group shares victories, challenges and supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Watauga Democrat

    It's not hard to picture about a dozen women sitting around a table once a month talking about their children.

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  20. Our View: With planning, closing down can mean opening upRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | Watauga Democrat

    The town of Boone doesn't close King Street without good reason. Sunday presented that reason.

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