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  1. Injury at QB doesn't stop Pioneers from taking win from Asheville RobersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    Watauga backup quarterback Jackson Greene takes a snap and eventually hands the ball to Bryce Satterfield in the first quarter of the Pioneers' 36-12 win over Asheville Roberson. Watauga backup quarterback Jackson Greene takes a snap and eventually hands the ball to Bryce Satterfield in the first quarter of the Pioneers' 36-12 win over Asheville Roberson.

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  2. In Brief: NLJC searches for new Watauga director, Marcela to join Asheville law firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    Kylie Hamilton is awarded a SEANC scholarship in the amount of $1,000 and $1,000 in the SEANC State Scholarship Competition. Leah Ricker is awarded a SEANC scholarship in the amount of $1,000 as well as $500 in the SEANC Statewide Scholarship Competition.

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  3. Artists, fans push music festivals to tackle sex harassmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    In this Aug. 2, 2018 file photo, Lauren Mayberry of the band Chvrches performs at Lollapalooza in Chicago. Fans and artists are asking the live music industry to make cultural changes to address sexual harassment and groping in the wake of the #MeToo movement.

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  4. Resonant Rogues w/ Chris Rodrigues & Abby the Spoon LadyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    Asheville-based band The Resonant Rogues are the songwriting soul child of partners Sparrow and Keith J. Smith. With influences ranging from gypsy swing to early New Orleans jazz, and from Appalachian old-time to eastern European folk music, they take their favorite flavors and blend them into a delicious, danceable dish.

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  5. Watauga's running game productive behind revamped lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    The Pioneers lost two linemen and their tight end not just to graduation, but to college football. With big holes to fill, it only seemed natural the team may be concerned about the running game.

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  6. Famous Toastery to open in Blowing RockRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    The former Rustique location at 349 Sunset Drive is in the process of becoming the first Famous Toastery restaurant in the High Country. The breakfast and lunch spot will be owned by Dean Kessel, who already owns Famous Toastery locations in Asheville, which opened in the last month, and Cary, which has been open since 2014.

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  7. Cross-country runners test themselves in preseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    Watauga cross-country coach Randy McDonough is no different than a football or basketball coach when it comes to establishing the value of a scrimmage. The Watauga boys' and girls' cross-country teams will participate in a home scrimmage against visiting Pinecrest, Raleigh Ravenscroft and Jacksonville White Oak at 6 p.m. on Aug. 10. That will give McDonough a chance to see how deep his teams are.

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  8. Watauga's football team readies for scrimmagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    When Watauga hosts Maiden in a scrimmage on at 11 a.m. on Aug. 8 at Jack Groce Stadium, Watauga coach Ryan Habich is a believer in the saying, "It doesn't matter if you win or lose, it's how you play the game." Habich isn't concerned about beating Maiden, he more interested in how much his Pioneers have progressed over the summer and during their first eight practice sessions since July 30. A win over Maiden doesn't count in the standings, and score won't be kept.

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  9. Watauga welcomes more than 60 players to first practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    Watauga's football coach Ryan Habich ran his team through a three-hour workout July 30 during the Pioneers' first official practice at Leigh Wallace Field, which is the lacrosse program field in the spring, but doubles as Watauga's grid practice field in the fall. Habich said 62 players showed up for the practice.

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  10. Pioneers start football season July 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    That is the official starting day of the 2018 football season. The Pioneers will officially practice for the first time July 30 looking to get ready for the team's first game, which is Aug. 17 at Asheville Roberson.

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  11. NCGS to resume landslide hazard mapping programRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    Following a number of landslide events in May - including a fatal incident in Watauga County that also involved a gas explosion - the state legislature moved to restore funding for a landslide hazard mapping program that was halted in 2011. Senate Bill 99, the state appropriations bill, allocated $3.6 million from the State Emergency Response/Disaster Relief Reserve in the General Fund to the Department of Environmental Quality for continuation of landslide hazard mapping.

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  12. Great Smokies road to briefly close for accident cleanupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    A road in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park that straddles Tennessee and North Carolina will be temporarily closed for the cleanup of a multi-vehicle accident. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports that Newfound Gap Road/U.S. 441 from Clingmans Dome Road to Smokemont Campground will be closed to traffic for three hours Wednesday morning.

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  13. Car dealership removes Native American statue after 50 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    A North Carolina car dealership has taken down a 23-foot fiberglass statue of a Native American that has drawn complaints over its 50-year history. The Asheville Citizen Times reports that Harry's On the Hill was prompted to take down the statue known as "Chief Pontiac" partly because of a bad experience by a female customer who's a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.

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  14. Janelle Webster LindhorstRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    Janelle Webster Lindhorst, 82, of Asheville, North Carolina passed away on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 after a period of declining health. Born in Creston, NC, she was the daughter of the late Mae Brown Sutherland Webster and Fred Raymond Webster.

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  15. North Carolina consumers could see $5B coal-ash cleanup billRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    A string of decisions by North Carolina regulators means electricity consumers could be seeing a multibillion-dollar bill to clean up mountains of waste Duke Energy created by spending decades burning coal to produce power. State utilities regulators late last month decided that both North Carolina divisions of the country's No.

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  16. Howard Earl Brookshire, Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    He was born in Boone, N.C., on November 25, 1937, to Howard E Brookshire, Sr., and Gladys Cook Brookshire. He was a resident of Carolina Beach, N.C. He was a veteran of the US Army.

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  17. Police: 12-year-old shot, killed at housing complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    Police in North Carolina say a 12-year-old boy has been shot to death at a public housing complex. The Asheville Police Department said on its Twitter page that officers responded just after 3 a.m. Sunday to a report of people suffering gunshot wounds at the complex near the downtown area.

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  18. 4 Cooper nominees rejected by Republican lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    Four of Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's nominees to state positions were rejected Thursday by the Republican-dominated General Assembly, including two choices to the State Board of Education he announced over a year ago. The legislature, meeting in a joint House-Senate session, voted against the confirmation of Sandra Byrd of Asheville and J.B. Buxton of Raleigh for the state education board.

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  19. This week in the archivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    Faye and John Cooper and their son John pose behind the counter of the historic Mast Store in Valle Crucis, which they reopened in June 1980. , Justin Powers gets a kick out of Ashley Galleger's splashing as the pair enjoy a Watauga River swimming hole.

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  20. The Latest: Farm nuisance restrictions gets initial House OKRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    The Latest on the North Carolina legislature debating bills on dozen of topics as the session begins to wind down : The North Carolina House has approved special protections for agribusiness from lawsuits filed by neighbors who complain their property is devalued by nuisances generated by new farm operations. The farm protection legislation received initial approval Wednesday from the chamber after several changes that block virtually all nuisance lawsuits against farms.

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