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  1. In Brief: Reynolds joins Play Again TherapyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 4 | Watauga Democrat

    Katie Reynolds has been hired as a new speech language pathologist working with Play Again Therapy in Boone. Reynolds, from Wadesboro, is a recent graduate of Appalachian State and started working with Play Again in June.

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  2. Dicus ponders life after retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    Retiring App State golf coach Bill Dicus is looking into post-retirement plans after coaching golf with the Mountaineers for 26 years. Retiring App State golf coach Bill Dicus is looking into post-retirement plans after coaching golf with the Mountaineers for 26 years.

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  3. DIY skate park at old WHS faces ticking clockRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    With the sale of the old Watauga High School to Appalachian State University, the Do-It-Yourself Skate Park, as it has come to be known, will likely soon see an end. The DIY skate park, which operates where the former tennis courts used to be, is technically illegal, although an agreement with the county has allowed skaters to use the space without fear of being ticketed or having their cars towed.

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  4. Watauga softball team avenges earlier loss to FreedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    Of Watauga's eight hits, five went for extra bases. The extra power in the lineup helped lift the Pioneers to a 5-4 victory over a Freedom team that beat them 11-1 in Morganton earlier in the second.

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  5. White Creek Fire grows to 585 acres, receives rainRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    Burnout operations and dry conditions yesterday afternoon caused the White Creek fire to grow significantly prior to rainstorms overnight. The fire is now estimated at 585 acres and remains 0% contained.

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  6. Hollars shuts down Freedom, Pioneers win 6-0Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    Watauga's Evan Suggs scores on a wild pitch in the second inning of the Pioneers' 6-0 win over Freedom. Watauga pitcher Justin Hollars allowed just three hits and struck out six in the Pioneers' 6-0 win over Freedom.

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  7. Foard sweeps Watauga softball, baseballRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    Foard's offense hammered out 14 hits, including three from leadoff batter Abby Settlemeyer, who had a two-run double in the Tigers' eight-run third inning. Settlemyer and Emily Campbell, who bats second in the order, went 3-for-4 with a double and scored three runs.

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  8. Jack Edward WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | 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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  9. Charles Talmadge GreerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | Watauga Democrat

    Mr. Charles Talmadge Greer, 78, of Granite Falls, passed away Tuesday, February 14, 2017, at his residence while surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Greer was born on April 6, 1938, in Watauga County to the late Joe Greer and Telar Parsons Greer.

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  10. In Brief: WHS students compete in land, livestock contestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | Watauga Democrat

    From left, WHS FFA members competing in Land Judging are Clark Fowler, State FFA Vice-President, Lisandra Mejia, Sadie LaPointe, Cooper Hagaman, Robyn Langdon, Max Hagaman and State FFA Vice-President Trey Palmer. From left, WHS FFA members competing in Livestock Evaluation are Max Hagaman, Sadie LaPointe, Victoria Combs, Alex Greene, Shelby Watson and John Norris.

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  11. Horton Fire 65 percent containedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | Watauga Democrat

    UPDATE: At a press conference at Laurel Fork Baptist Church at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 23, Horton Fire Team public information officer Nathan Hunerwadel stated that the wildfire in the Sampson community of Watauga County had grown to 900 acres but that it was 65 percent contained. "We currently have 26 agencies fighting this blaze," Hunerwadel said.

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  12. Burleson to retire from Avery County SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | Watauga Democrat

    After 35 years of dedicated service in public education, Avery County Schools Superintendent David Burleson confirmed on Nov. 22 that he will be retiring from ACS effective July 2017. While the announcement marks the end of an era for ACS, retirement from public education also marks a new beginning for Burleson, a former superintendent with Burke County Schools, who returns to Morganton to serve as executive director of Burke United Christian Ministries.

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  13. Greta Mitchell MastRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | Watauga Democrat

    She was the daughter of the late Charlie and Hazel Mitchell. She was a member of Willowdale Baptist Church.

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  14. John R. SheltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | Watauga Democrat

    John was born August 5, 1953, in Ashe County, a son of the late William Raymond Shelton and Opal Roark Shelton. He was a general farmer on his own farm.

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  15. Big Patriots to test Watauga Friday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | Watauga Democrat

    The fewest amount of points any team has held the Watauga offense to this season is 35 when Alexander Central beat the Pioneers 46-35 in the first game of the season. Regional power A.C. Reynolds took a 14-0 lead on the Pioneers, but could not hold Watauga's offense back and needed a last-second field goal to claim a 45-43 win.

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  16. Pioneers turn to Castle, West to bury FoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 | Watauga Democrat

    Watauga High School Homecoming 2016 Watauga Pioneers rolled over Fred T Foard 61-28 on homecoming weekend. Photos by Rob Moore He's already scored touchdowns by rushing the ball, catching the ball and returning a kickoff.

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