Suspect Sought After Thefts at Two Area Lowes Home Improvement

On Tuesday, February 2nd, an unknown white male stole items from the Lowes Home Improvement stores in Boone and West Jefferson.

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Patton Sweeps WHS Friday Night....

Patton Nails Down No. 4 Seed....BOONE - The Patton High boy's basketball team took the suspense out of any race for the No. 4 seed and home-court advantage in the Northwestern 3A-4A Conference Tournament by knocking off Watauga 87-84 at Lentz-Eggers Gym Friday night.

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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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