App State Female Student Physically Assaulted

On Sunday Sept. 26 about 6:00 p.m., a female student reported to Appalachian State University Police that an unknown male physically assaulted her in a residence hall parking lot on campus.

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WATA Evening Sports....

Vandenberg Tabbed Runner of the Week....NEW ORLEANS  – For the first time in his career, Appalachian State University men’s cross country runner Andrew Vandenberg(Boone, N.C./Watauga) was named the Sun Belt Conference Men’s Runner of the Week by the league’s coaches on Wednesday.  His recognition marks the fourth Runner of the Week honor awarded to a Mountaineer in the 2016 season, the most so far of any Sun Belt Conference institution.

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Pet Patrol

Lost: Goldendoodle

Doc, a 4 year old white Goldendoodle was lost on Cranberry Lane, off Liberty Grover Church Rd. on September 15th.  If you have any information on Doc, please call 828-355-5660 or 828-773-1147.  


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Community and Business

Bethel Elementary School Spelling Bee

Spelling Bee competitions continue across the Watauga County School system.

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Obituaries(Funeral Homes)

Norman Jean S. Shook

Norma Jean Jeannie Simmons Shook, age 56, passed away Sunday, September 25 at her home.

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