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  1. Thunderstorm causes traffic problems, power outagesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Watauga Democrat

    A thunderstorm caused more than 60 people to lose power and may have been a factor in at least one car accident in Watauga County Wednesday, July 27. Facebook users reported damage to a roadside embankment in Valle Crucis that delayed traffic for a short time and a vehicle collision on Poplar Grove Road in Boone.

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  2. Flash flood warning issued for Boone, western WataugaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Watauga Democrat

    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG, VA., HAS ISSUED A FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR SOUTHWESTERN WATAUGA COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN NORTH CAROLINA UNTIL MIDNIGHT THURSDAY. AT 6 P.M., DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA.

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  3. Sheriff's reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Watauga Democrat

    Arrest: Joel Keith Jerrolds, 55, of 790 Dewitt Barnett Road, Vilas, was arrested and charged with failure to appear in court on probation violation. Jerrolds was released on a written promise to appear in court Aug. 3. Unauthorized use: Unauthorized use of a motor vehicle was reported in the 800 block of the N.C. 105 Bypass, Boone.

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  4. Boone council to meet on intake bid negotiationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Watauga Democrat

    The Boone Town Council will hold a special meeting at 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, to consider a request from town staff to enter into negotiations with Garney Companies Inc. for construction of the transmission line for the town's water intake project. Kansas City-based contractor Garney was the lowest of two bidders for the transmission line portion of the project, with a bid of $20,572,363.

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  5. Resignalo embraces coaching role with GrizzliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Watauga Democrat

    Football fans in the area have already known that the new indoor football team destined for Boone is named the High Country Grizzlies. We knew the owner is Raleigh businessman Donald Thompson.

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  6. Richard Wesley HarperRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Watauga Democrat

    Mr. Richard Wesley Harper, 81, of Cobbs Creek Road, Boone, passed away Sunday evening, July 24, 2016, at Watauga Medical Center. Richard was born September 17, 1934, in Miami, Fla., son of the late Eddie and Joyce Hopkins Harper.

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  7. Coming soon to BooneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Watauga Democrat

    Several new construction projects have popped up in and around Boone recently, from a taco shop to an eye clinic. Some are new businesses, while others are simply relocating or expanding.

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  8. Community Briefs: Linzey named NC veterinarian of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Watauga Democrat

    Boone veterinarian David W. Linzey was recently named the 2016 North Carolina Veterinarian of the Year by the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association. Linzey graduated from the N.C. State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1994 and subsequently practiced at a mixed-animal facility in Taylorsville for eight years before transitioning to small animal/emergency practice in the Hickory area in 2002.

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  9. CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Watauga Democrat

    Byerly grew up in Charlotte and attended the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. During his college years, he began working in 1966 with a local CPA firm and later served his active duty time with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve.

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  10. Mountaineers begin 2016 with high expectationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Watauga Democrat

    The Mountaineers were voted by the Sun Belt Conference's coaches to win the conference championship this season. Returning league champ Arkansas State, which ran the table with an 8-0 league record, including a win over Appalachian State at Kidd Brewer Stadium was voted second.

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  11. Revised Rivers Walk plan to be reviewed by townRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Watauga Democrat

    The developers of the former Southern States property in downtown Boone have once again revised a proposal for a multi-story, mixed-use apartment and commercial project called Rivers Walk. The proposal is set to be reviewed for compliance with town appearance standards by the Boone Community Appearance Commission at 6 p.m. on July 26. The project has been through two public hearings and several revisions in an attempt to gain Boone Town Council approval for planned development rezoning, but council members have expressed concerns about insufficient parking for residents, as well as the look and scale of the buildings.

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  12. Police reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Watauga Democrat

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

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  13. Country church comes to Blowing RockRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Watauga Democrat

    With more than 50 years experience preaching, and a degree from Trinity College in pastoral ministries, Martin has been leading - and growing - churches for most of his adult life. Now, as part of his continued effort to connect as many people as possible to the gospel, Martin and his cohorts at Bethel Baptist have devised a new kind of service.

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  14. String of vehicle break-ins spur warning from SheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Watauga Democrat

    The Watauga County Sheriff's Office has issued a warning to High Country residents to secure their vehicles after a spree of vehicle break-ins over the past week. Sheriff Len Hagaman released shift reports that indicate deputies responded to six vehicle break-in calls July 21 in the area of Bella Vista, Rembrandt, Center Court and Sorrento Drives in Boone.

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  15. Social entrepreneur Jeffrey Scott to host 'CrashPad' in BooneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Watauga Democrat

    CrashPads are unique opportunities to network with other entrepreneurs and pinpoint what you need to take your business to the next level within a day of creativity and discussion. This CrashPad will be offered Tuesday, July 26 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Appalachian Enterprise Center located at 130 Poplar Grove Connector in Boone.

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  16. Carson Sailor making waves at SAHARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Watauga Democrat

    The outdoor drama "Horn in the West" and the Hickory Ridge Living History Museum are undergoing revitalizations beginning this year, thanks in part to Carson Sailor, a public history graduate student at Appalachian State University. The drama is produced by the Southern Appalachian Historical Association, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to preserve the cultural heritage of the Blue Ridge Mountain region through education and entertainment.

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  17. Elections board calls closed meetings on personnelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Watauga Democrat

    The Watauga County Board of Elections will conduct special meetings at 5 p.m. on Monday, July 25, and Wednesday, July 27, the board announced Thursday. The purpose of the meetings shall be to go into closed session to discuss personnel matters, the notice said.

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  18. Boone panhandling regs tabledRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Watauga Democrat

    The Boone Town Council voted July 21 to table consideration of ordinance changes that would ban panhandling 50 feet from all parking meters and business entrances and 100 feet from ATMs and banks. The town already has an ordinance prohibiting aggressive panhandling, which was enacted in 2004.

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  19. Watauga County fair set for Aug. 16-20Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Watauga Democrat

    The Watauga County fair scheduled for Aug. 16-20 will proceed as planned, according to Katie Wilson of the B&K Carnival Company, the organization hired to provide rides and attractions for the event. Wilson said the Gresham, S.C.-based company will provide rides, inflatables, games and a fair staff of approximately 40 people working more than a dozen attractions.

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  20. Cyclo.Via encourages 'human-powered fun' July 31Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Watauga Democrat

    A portion of Rivers Street will be shut down to vehicular traffic from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 31. BOONE - Bicycles, skateboards, tricycles and more will take over the streets of Boone when the sixth annual Boone Cylco.Via is held July 31. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., parts of Howard Street, Depot Street and Rivers Street will be closed to any form of vehicular traffic and opened to any form of human-powered transportation. Jo Lynn Mahoney, who has been in charge of the event for the previous four years, said that the inspiration originally came from BogotA , Colombia.

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