Governor Cooper Visits Alleghany After 5.1 Earthquake

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper was in Sparta Tuesday afternoon to survey damage to businesses and homes from the historic, 5.1 magnitude earthquake that hit on Sunday.

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Friday's WATA Afternoon Sports Update....

Listen to WATA's Friday afternoon sports headlines on GBR....

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Pet Patrol

Lost Cat- Fair Mountain Area

Lost- Gray long hair male cat.

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Community and Business

Avery Fine Art And Master Crafts Festival 2 This Weekend

The second installment of the Avery Fine Art and Master Crafts Festival is this weekend at Sugar Mountain Resort.

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Obituaries(Funeral Homes)

Lorena Brenda Crouse

Lorena Brenda Crouse, age 66, passed away at her home in Crumpler, NC where she was cared for by her daughter Martha Shumate-Cason and grandchildren Felicia Anne Bledsoe, Teresa Jade Myers McGuire, and their spouses Everett Bledsoe and Joseph McGuire.

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