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  1. James Allen WatsonRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2015 | Watauga Democrat

    James retired from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro after 30 years and was a resident of Blowing Rock for 16 years. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015, at Rumple Memorial Presbyterian Church, Blowing Rock, followed by a reception in church.

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  2. Municipal election results officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | Watauga Democrat

    ... to hold the canvass for the 2015 municipal elections, and the results from Nov. 3 are now official. Overall, Blowing Rock and Beech Mountain saw good turnout rates in the 2015 election, with 447 ballots cast (36 percent of registered voters) and 183 ...

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  3. Area nets 3+ inches of rain in 24 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | Watauga Democrat

    More than 3 inches of rain fell across Boone and eastern areas of Watauga County on Nov. 9, according to National Weather Service reports. Official and unofficial reports of rainfall received by the National Weather Service office in Blacksburg, Va., included totals of 3.58 inches, 3.23 inches and 2.3 inches at various Boone locations; 3.44 inches in Blowing Rock; 3.2 inches at Parkway School; 3.43 and 3.23 inches in Foscoe; 2.64 inches in Valle Crucis; 1.74 inches in Bethel; and 1.33 inches in Beech Mountain.

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  4. Thomas (Tom) Willard Baugh Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | Daily Times

    ... Helen Lambert and Irene Huff; daughter-in-law, Maya Baugh; nieces and nephews, Tedd Huff, Randy Huff (Blowing Rock, N.C.), Susan Headrick, Sarah Shepard and Joe Huff; special friends, Dick and Ann Ray and Joe and Ardy Adams. Funeral services will be ...

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  5. Our view: Leaving a legacy the green wayRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2015 | Watauga Democrat

    ... project is viewed at not only the local and regional levels, but at the state level as well. The NCDWR award to Blowing Rock is the second largest among the 19 grants totaling $1.3 million designated for water and associated environmental projects ...

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  6. J.B. Lawrence re-elected as mayor of Blowing RockRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | Watauga Democrat

    Blowing Rock Mayor J.B. Lawrence survived a challenge from businessman Charlie Sellers and will serve another two-year term as mayor. When the new term is completed at the beginning of 2018, Lawrence will have served as mayor for 20 years.

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  7. The Sanctuary At William's Farm, Beautiful Lakefront Lot, W. Kerr Scott Lake, Wilkes County NCRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2015 | NC Real Estate News

    ... ilkesboro is a beautiful community and town with friendly people. It is located just 40 miles east of Boone and Blowing Rock, NC and one and a half hours northwest of Charlotte.

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  8. Middle Fork Greenway awarded $171,300 grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2015 | Watauga Democrat

    No tricks - just a treat - for the Middle Fork Greenway project on Oct. 30, when Gov. Pat McCrory's office announced a $171,300 grant to Blowing Rock to help construct the next 1,935-foot section of the trail. The Middle Fork Greenway is a developing 6.5-mile pedestrian and cycling greenway trail along the Middle Fork of the South Fork New River and U.S. 321 corridor connecting Boone and Blowing Rock.

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  9. Blowing Rock residents to elect mayor, two council membersRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2015 | Watauga Democrat

    Blowing Rock residents will vote for a mayor and two town council members from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 3, at the Blowing Rock Town Hall. As is tradition in Blowing Rock, candidates and their supporters will gather at Blowing Rock Town Hall on election night to hear the unofficial voting results as they come in.

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  10. Beaufort County-based real estate companies Gateway, Charter One to mergeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2015 | The Island Packet

    ... Ussery said, after one of the three Gateway partners, Reggie Bray, left the company to work in development in Blowing Rock, N.C., leaving Ussery and broker-in-charge Tom Jackson as the remaining partners. Reed's brother and Charter One business ...

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  11. North Carolina man wins EQT Pittsburgh 10-milerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    In fact, the Blowing Rock, N.C., resident didn't even have the opportunity to take a preliminary run to familiarize himself with the course. His first time through, though, was one he won't soon forget as Pennel finished with a time of 46 minutes, 49.70 seconds to defeat Moroccan Mourad Marofit by 10.51 seconds and take his first title in the event.

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  12. Foley Center at Chestnut Ridge hosts 'topping out' ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Watauga Democrat

    The new bridge connecting U.S. 321 with Foley Center and Chestnut Ridge was opened on Wednesday, Oct. 21 to allow about 100 visitors to drive up to the under-construction health care facility in Blowing Rock. The special occasion was called a "topping out ceremony," marking the completion of the facility's roof.

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  13. Calling all leaflookersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... October - one of the first spots in the mountains for color, so now is the perfect time to go see the leaves. Blowing Rock - The color is beautiful right now all around the beautiful town of Blowing Rock. One of the best places to see fall colors at ...

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  14. Fall color at Grandfather MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... Appalachian State University biology professor and noted 'Fall Color Guy,' this is the peak week for the Blowing Rock-to-Grandfather Mountain section of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Forests below 3,000 feet are still predominantly green, Neufeld said, ...

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  15. Oh, deer: driving tips and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2015 | Watauga Democrat

    ... road for deer. On Oct. 8, five juvenile deer were spotted near the Julian Price Memorial Park campgrounds in Blowing Rock. According to N.C. State Highway Patrolman Vic Gammons, this sight isn't too uncommon, especially in the fall, during "the ...

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  16. Thaddeus Alvin Wheeler Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | Watauga Democrat

    ... president for advancement. He was a member of several Rotary Clubs and was honored to serve as president of the Blowing Rock club during its centennial year. He was predeceased by his first wife, Barbara Jones, and was married to Patty Nash Wheeler, ...

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  17. 700 pound pumpkin on display in Blowing RockRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Watauga Democrat

    It may not be the Great Pumpkin that Linus was telling Charlie Brown about in the Peanuts Halloween cartoon special, but it's still a great pumpkin. Rob Dyer, co-owner of the Best Cellar Restaurant and the Inn at Ragged Gardens in Blowing Rock, had a 700 pound pumpkin installed near the entrance to the inn on Wednesday, Oct. 14. Another pumpkin weighing a mere 350 pounds was placed in the garden area near the inn's entrance on Sunset Drive.

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  18. Dewey Clyde Wright, Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Watauga Democrat

    ... Wright Roark and husband, Steve, of Boone, Sherry Wright Wilson, of Zionville, and Ken and Carolyn Isaacs, of Blowing Rock; nine grandchildren, and six great grandchildren. Funeral services for Mr. Dewey Clyde Wright, Sr. will be conducted Friday ...

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  19. Westglow owner, philanthropist Schaefer shares storyRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2015 | Watauga Democrat

    Businesswoman and philanthropist Bonnie Schaefer on Oct. 13 spoke to Appalachian State University students about her career as the leader of a multi-billion-dollar company and top 10 world destination resort as part of the Harlan E. Boyles Distinguished CEO Lecture held at the Holmes Convocation Center. Schaefer - the owner of Blowing Rock's Westglow Resort & Spa, former co-CEO of Claire's Stores Inc. and a benefactor of a number of High Country facilities and programs - also discussed the challenges she has faced, including early indecision about her career path and discrimination against women in business.

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  20. Hound Ears Open raises more than $130K for Chestnut RidgeRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2015 | Watauga Democrat

    ... Chestnut Ridge, Appalachian Regional Healthcare System's proposed post-acute care rehabilitative facility in Blowing Rock. The Open represents the final phase of a five-year goal to contribute to the creation of the post-acute care rehabilitative ...

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