Samaritan's Purse Responds To West Virginia Floods

Samaritan’s Purse staff are on the ground now and volunteers will be at work starting Tuesday in response to the devastation caused by recent flooding in West Virginia.

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WATA Evening Sports Update....

App State Athletics Announces 2016 Hall of Fame Class....BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University athletics unveiled its 2016 Hall of Fame class on Tuesday, June 28. Football teammatesKerry Brown (2004-07) and Julian Rauch (2004-07), baseball star Randy Ingram (1975-78), wrestling letterwinner and head coach Paul Mance (student-athlete - 1966-69; head coach - 1976-2009) and cheerleader Lori Ransome Harper (1985-89), have been selected for induction to the Appalachian State Athletics Hall of Fame this fall. Additionally, longtime “Voice of the Mountaineers” David Jackson has been selected as the Appalachian State Former Athletes Association’s Special Service Award winner.

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Pet Patrol

Found: Boxer and Two Pups

On Thursday June 16th, a female boxer and two pups were found on Joyne's Road near Pond Mountain in Lansing. No collar, no tags. For more information please call 336-384-1389.

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Community and Business

Summer Real Estate Selling Season Has High Sales, Low Interest Rates

The local summer selling season is off to an auspicious start, with May real estate sales the highest recorded in that month since at least 2006.

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Obituaries(Funeral Homes)

Floyd E. Thomas

Mr. Floyd E. Thomas, age 93, of North Fork Road, Zionville, passed away Monday evening, June 27, 2016, at his home.

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