News

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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Sports

Football Opens Spring Practice Sunday

BOONE, N.C. — Just 50 days after capping a historic 2015 campaign with a 31-29 victory over Ohio in the Raycom Media Camellia Bowl, Appalachian State University football officially begins preparations for 2016 on Sunday when it opens its spring practice season.

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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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