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  1. Parkway to close all gates, close facilities SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | Watauga Democrat

    During the winter months, portions of the Blue Ridge Parkway are covered with snow and ice for longer periods of time, as Parkway roads are not plowed or salted during the season. During the winter months, portions of the Blue Ridge Parkway are covered with snow and ice for longer periods of time, as Parkway roads are not plowed or salted during the season.

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  2. Top tot toys? Blocks and boxes backed over high-tech toysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 2 | Watauga Democrat

    In this Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 photo, toys sit on the shelves at a Walmart Supercenter in Houston. Pediatricians say the best toys for young children are simple, old-fashioned toys like blocks and puzzles rather than costly electronic games or the latest high-tech gadgets.

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  3. Watauga works on fundamentals during off-weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    Watauga's defense, led by Zach West swarms to the ball against T.C. Roberson. Helping West is Ben Critcher , Eli Suggs , Sam Sappington and Dale Holeman .

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  4. North Carolina man punches bear in nose; gets bite on hipRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    A North Carolina man says he duked it out with a mother black bear when it charged him as he worked in his driveway. WLOS-TV in Asheville reports 78-year-old Sonny Pumphrey was at his home Tuesday when he noticed two bear cubs near him.

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  5. Asheville blanks Watauga 1-0 in 3-A soccer playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    Watauga's Talib Patrick ) kicks the ball past Asheville's Adam Kendrick and Jonah Wolfson in the first half of their game Nov. 8. Watauga's Talib Patrick ) kicks the ball past Asheville's Adam Kendrick and Jonah Wolfson in the first half of their game Nov. 8. ASHEVILLE - Both Watauga's and Asheville's boys' soccer teams brought their defenses to their third-round state 3-A playoff game at Asheville High Nov. 8. Neither team got many chances to score goals. Just one team took advantage of a scoring opportunity when Asheville broke through for a goal with 11:02 in the first half.

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  6. New Southern Ramblers to play, teach at Jones House Nov. 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    Old-time stringband players and fans will be treated to an afternoon of participation and listening when the New Southern Ramblers take over the Jones House Cultural and Community Center for afternoon workshops and a concert. The New Southern Ramblers are a dynamic old-time Appalachian stringband from the mountains of Western North Carolina.

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  7. Vaya, coalition partners sign agreement with Medicaid managed care groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    The 52-county coverage area of the Advance N.C. Whole Health alliance. In the western part of the state is Vaya Health of Asheville, in the Piedmont is Alliance Behavioral Healthcare of Durham and in the coastal part of the state is Trillium Health Resources of Greenville.

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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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