Watauga County Schools Addresses School Safety Procedures

In the wake of the tragic shooting that took place last week in Parkland, Fla., issues of school safety and security have risen to a prominent position in the national conversation.

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A Tough Way To Go Out....

The Watauga High girl's basketball team saw its season come to an end Thursday night. For more on this story and other local headlines, please click on the link below....

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Pet Patrol

Missing Kitty - Franklin

Lost cat on February 11th.  His name is Franklin and he was last seen in Downtown Blowing Rock.

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Community and Business

McMaster-Leahy Performance At App State Cancelled

The February 27 Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy performance at the Schaefer Center has been canceled by the artists, due to health concerns. Ticket buyers will be contacted by the Schaefer Center box office with information about a ticket credit that can be used over the next year. Please call 828-262-2248 with any questions.

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Obituaries(Funeral Homes)

Gertrude Coffey Isaacs

Gertrude Coffey Isaacs, age 91, of Horse Bottom Road, Banner Elk, passed away Monday afternoon, February 19, 2018 in Newland.

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