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  1. ArHS discourages visitors as flu cases riseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Watauga Democrat

    Appalachian Regional Healthcare System asks that anyone sick with the flu or flu-like symptoms voluntarily refrain from visiting family and friends who are patients at Cannon Memorial Hospital in Linville, Watauga Medical Center in Boone and The Foley Center at Chestnut Ridge in Blowing Rock. During this time of increased flu and flu-like illness in our area, we ask that children 12 and under refrain from visiting as well.

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  2. A look back at Watauga: Confederate veteran prospering in Johnson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Watauga Democrat

    Editor's note: The following is a retrospective look at the local area through past issues of the Watauga Democrat. "War in Cuba," a headline on this week's front page of the Watauga Democrat, headed an article on news of the Spanish-American War.

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  3. Appalachian Rollergirls Speed DatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Watauga Democrat

    On Sunday February 12, 2017, The Appalachian Rollergirl team held their 3rd annual Speed Dating fundraising event. The event was held at Cafe Portofino in downtown Boone and took place from 6:00 pm to about 9:00 pm.

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  4. Troy Dean GreerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Watauga Democrat

    Troy was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army and served honorably in Vietnam. He retired as the dispatcher from AppalCART of Boone.

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  5. High Country WATCH to host community meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Watauga Democrat

    High Country WATCH is sponsoring a community meeting for all Watauga County residents who have concerns about "protecting the environment from toxic polluting industries," according to the organization. This meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 27, at the Watauga County Humane Society, located at 312 Paws Way in Boone.

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  6. Police reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Watauga Democrat

    The following information is courtesy of the Boone Police Department. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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  7. In Brief: Help 4 Forty Four support F.A.R.M. Cafe Feb. 22, Speakeasy...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Watauga Democrat

    Speakeasy Tattoo Company will host a charity-driven weekend March 3-5 that includes free tattoos, local beer and three days of fun. To receive a free tattoo, you must donate a minimum of $20 to one the charities chosen by the artists.

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  8. Nora Lourie Gund PercivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Watauga Democrat

    Nora Percival, died peacefully at her home in Boone, N.C., on Tuesday, February 14, 2017, at 102 years old. She was a great storyteller, a mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, and writer of three memoirs about her life and dramatic historic events she experienced.

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  9. Jack Edward WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Watauga Democrat

    He is survived by Michel Badhair Williams of Zirconia, N.C., professional performer of Appalachian folktales, and Steve Williams of Rominger, creator of Steve Williams Pottery; two grandsons, Taylor, of Boone and Noah, of Anchorage, Alaska. Jack donated his body to the Wake Forest School of Medicine.

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  10. Lola Norris EdmistenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Watauga Democrat

    Lola Norris Edmisten, 99, formerly of Edmisten Road, Blowing Rock, N.C., passed away Friday, February 17, 2017, at the Foley Center. Mrs. Edmisten was a member of Cool Springs Baptist Church.

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  11. Watauga County Republican Women's ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Watauga Democrat

    The Watauga County Republican Women's Club will have its next monthly meeting on Wednesday, February 22nd at the Sagebrush Steakhouse in Boone, NC. The meeting will begin at noon.

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  12. Electric heater cause of Boone house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Watauga Democrat

    A fire at 235 Parkway Village Drive occurred Feb. 16 after clothing items were left too close to an electric heater, according to Boone Fire Department Assistant Fire Chief Mike Teague. Boone Fire Department and one Deep Gap firefighter were dispatched to the home at 11:58 p.m. and had the fire under control within five to seven minutes of arrival, Teague said.

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  13. Cannon Memorial Hospital features Sew Original quiltsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Watauga Democrat

    For the month of February, Boone-based Sew Original will have an exhibit of quilts at the Dickson Gallery at Cannon Memorial Hospital in Linville. "We are thrilled to have our work featured," said Patricia Cone, an employee and instructor at Sew Original who got the project rolling.

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  14. Watauga occupancy tax grows by 15 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Watauga Democrat

    Watauga County tax revenue was up $190,712.59 on the year, according to a report at the Watauga Tourism Development Authority meeting on Tuesday. "We've been very fortunate to have had the increases we've had going back to 2014," said Wright Tilley, executive director of the Watauga TDA.

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  15. Sanders returns to Boone to play with GrizzliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Watauga Democrat

    Former App State safety Troy Sanders chases down a Montana Grizzlies receiver during their 2012 game. Sanders has returned to Boone to play for the High Country Grizzlies indoor football team.

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  16. The Art of Making Medicinal Meads with Thomas CooperRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Watauga Democrat

    This workshop offers insight into the ancient practice of fermentation. Fermentation predates distillation by 2,000 years and was the primary way of concocting herbal plants into bio-available medicines that have a lasting shelf-life.

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  17. Clara Shepherd HardyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Watauga Democrat

    Born in Maryland, she was the daughter of the late Melvin Lawrence Shepherd and Dollie Ward Shepherd. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Melvin Lawrence, Jr., John; and sisters, Juanita and Anna Lee.

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  18. Man charged with January robbery, drug countsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Watauga Democrat

    A 21-year-old man has been charged with felony robbery and drug charges following an alleged armed robbery in January. Jalen Raynard Smith, of 246 Triumph Lane, Boone, was arrested Feb. 10 and charged with one count of felony robbery with a dangerous weapon, two counts of felony possession with the intent to sell a Schedule II controlled substance, one count of misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia and three counts of failure to appear in court.

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  19. AppalCART bus involved in wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Watauga Democrat

    N.C. Highway Patrol and Appalcart employees investigate a car accident involving an Appalcart vehicle on Monday, Feb. 13 at the U.S. 42 N.C. Highway Patrol and Appalcart employees investigate a car accident involving an Appalcart vehicle on Monday, Feb. 13 at the U.S. 42 BOONE - An AppalCART driver was ticketed in a car accident that occurred Monday afternoon at 5:50 p.m., according to the N.C. Highway Patrol. The AppalCART driver, Nichole Fynn, was cited by the Highway Patrol for failure to yield.

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  20. A look back at Watauga: Veteran to serve as recruiter at Boone Post OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Watauga Democrat

    This picture is titled, 'Students Visiting the Watauga Democrat.' Boys and girls are shown outside the Watauga Democrat newspaper office.

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