Town Council Tables Panhandling Ordinance Changes, Rejects Water Intake Project Bids

The Boone Town Council voted to table changes to the town’s panhandling ordinance in Thursday’s meeting.

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Sun Belt Announces 2016 Preseason Football All-Conference Teams

NEW ORLEANS – The Sun Belt Conference announced Friday its 2016 Preseason All-Sun Belt Football Team and individual awards, chosen by the 11 head coaches and selected media representatives.

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Pet Patrol

Found: Black Lab Female

On July 20th, a black lab female was found on Winkler's Creek Road. She is wearing a pink collar; but has no tags, or microchip. She is very sweet and friendly. For more information please call 828-264-0002.


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Community and Business

Round Up For Humane Society At Bare Essentials

Be Natural Market, formerly Bare Essentials Natural Market, will be asking customers to "Round Up" their purchases to benefit the Watauga Humane Society during the month of August.

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Obituaries(Funeral Homes)

Ernie Lee Rhymer

Ernie Lee Rhymer, age 71, of Shacktown Road, Yadkinville, a native and former resident of Watauga County, passed away Wednesday afternoon, July 20, 2016, at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem.

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