High Country Radio News May 24, 2017

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David Lee Steps Down at WHS....

The Watauga High baseball team is looking for a new baseball coach following Tuesday's announcement....

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Pet Patrol

Missing: Jasper - 1 year old, black and white long haired cat

Our cat, Jasper, is missing from West Queen Street. He went missing Sunday night/Monday morning. He is 1 year old, black and white long haired with a black "tear drop" mark under his left eye. He's a bit heavy set and very sweet and friendly. His collar fell off but he will answer to his name and "kitty kitty kitty". Our kids are missing him so please let us know if you find him or take him to the Humane Society as they are aware he is missing,and he's got a microchip.

Maggie Hawkinson

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Community and Business

Memorial Day Color Blast 5K Returns for Fourth Year

On Memorial Day, May 29 th , 2017, Hospitality House AmeriCorps VISTA project Welcome Home Thriftique will host the Mast General Store Color Blast 5K to raise funds, awareness, and support for High Country men, women and children living in poverty.

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Obituaries(Funeral Homes)

Pamela Lee Dale

Pamela Lee Dale, age 49, of Newland, North Carolina passed away on Friday, May 19, 2017.

She was born on August 27, 1967 in Avery County, North Carolina, and was the daughter of Gwen Buchanan Thompson and Ray Thompson.

In addition to her parents, Pamela leaves behind to cherish her memory her: Son, Stephen Dale, Daughter, Nadia Carpenter, two granddaughters and many special cousins and friends.

Pamela was a lover of all animals and chose to work on farms to care for them. Horses particularly held a special place in her heart.

A service to celebrate the life of Pamela Thompson Dale will be held on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 3:00 pm from the Grandfather Chapel of Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home with the Rev. Ken Staton officiating.
The family will receive friends beginning at 1:00 pm on Saturday at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.

Words of Comfort and Memories may be shared with the Dale family by visiting our website

The care of Pamela and her family has been entrusted to Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home of Newland.
(828) 733-2121

To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Pamela Thompson Dale please visit our Sympathy Store.
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