Two Hurt in Predawn Saturday Wreck

Two young men were injured in a single-vehicle crash before dawn Saturday in western Watauga County, one transported to Watauga Medical Center.

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App State Earns Split with ULM

ULM Rallies Late to Top Hot-Shooting Appalachian State 91-90....BOONE, N.C. – Appalachian State made 15 three-pointers and shot 60 percent from long-range, but it wasn’t enough as the ULM men’s basketball program scored the final six points of the game and got a stop at the buzzer for a 91-90 on Saturday at the Holmes Center.

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Pet Patrol

Found: Border Collie Mix

On February 4th, a white dog with black spots was found near Deerfield rd. It has black ears. For more information call, 828-264-9123.

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Community and Business

Watauga High School Robotics Club won the Innovation Award

The First Tech Challenge (FTC) Team 8190 Tungsteel of the Watauga High School Robotics Club won the Innovation Award for their robot design and were part of the winning alliance for robot performance at a 13-team robotics tournament at ImaginOn in Charlotte on January 16th. The team’s strong performance in Charlotte qualifies them to compete in the NC State Championships February 20th.(Continue Reading)

Obituaries(Funeral Homes)

Virgil L. Morgan

Mr. Virgil Lee Morgan, age 88, of Boone, passed away Wednesday, February 3, 2016.

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