Eggers Resigns From Watauga Board of Elections

The Watauga County Republican Party now has the task of nominating a new member to the Watauga County Board of Elections, that with the resignation—effective at the end of today—of Board of Elections Chair Luke Eggers.

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App State Sports Roundup....

Turnovers Doom Men’s Hoops in Tournament Finale....NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Appalachian State University men’s basketball team set a Challenge in Music City tournament record by shooting 67.4 percent (31-for-46) from the floor, but they also committed 28 turnovers that led to 37 points for Stephen F. Austin in a 94-84 loss on Sunday.

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Pet Patrol

LOST: Black and White Caviler

On November 29, a black and white caviler mix went missing from the Trade area, just outside of Mountain City, TN. Her name is Lucy and she is very friendly. She is 9 lbs, and was not wearing her collar. $500 reward. If found please call 828-773-2814.



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Winter is just around the corner, but running well ahead of the frigid temps and wintry mixes is the Toe River Studio Tour, December 4-6. It’s this weekend and a perfect time for a drive around the Toe River Valley, seeing…and buying the country’s best of the best in arts and crafts. From Friday [noon to 4pm] through Sunday [10am to 5pm each day], artists will have the heat going and welcome visitors to their places of working, living, and being in the mountains around Mitchell and Yancey Counties.

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Area Chambers

'Shop Local' Has New Look

The Boone Area Chamber of Commerce is unveiling its new logo in support of LOCAL business initiatives.

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Obituaries(Funeral Homes)

Mariann M. Clawson

Mariann Margaret Clawson, 79 years-old, died on Saturday, November 28, 2015, at her home in Blowing Rock, North Carolina after her valiant fight with Stage 4 Lung Cancer during the past two years.

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