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  1. Autopsy report confirms drowning in woman's March deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    Seven months after a woman was found lying in Howard Creek, the autopsy report confirmed the cause of death to be drowning. Linda Sue Reece Osborne, 71, of Zionville, died on March 7 after she was found approximately five hours after an abandoned car was located down an embankment and in Howard Creek at the intersection of N.C. 194 and Brookshire Road.

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  2. Wake Forest Baptist: Chiggers could cause red meat allergyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    The rare allergic reaction to red meat known as alpha-gal, which is known to be transferred to humans by tick bites, might also be carried by the bites of little red insects known as chiggers, according to recent case studies from Wake Forest Baptist and the University of Virginia. "If a patient comes in telling me they ate red meat for dinner and then hours later woke up with anaphylaxis, I suspect an alpha-gal allergy," said Russell Scott Traister, assistant professor of pulmonary, critical care, allergy and immunologic diseases at Wake Forest Baptist.

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  3. This week in the archivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    Boone and ASU employees broke ground on the future covered timber bridge that would become part of the Boone Greenway, as shown in the Aug. 29, 1990 edition of the Watauga Democrat . Photographed are Walt Zimmerman, ASU vice-chancellor for business affairs, Boone Mayor Velma Burnley, ASU Chancellor John Thomas and Boone Councilman Ben Suttle.

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  4. Wake Forest places basketball assistant on leave after punchRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    Wake Forest University has placed an assistant basketball coach on leave after police said he punched a New York City tourist who later died. Athletic director Ron Wellman said in a statement Friday that he spoke with assistant Jamill Jones and the coach agreed that the decision was appropriate under the circumstances.

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  5. North Carolina volunteer firefighter dies in wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    New outlets report that 55-year-old Michael Goodnight died in a wreck around 2 p.m. Wednesday in eastern Rowan County. The North Carolina Highway Patrol said Goodnight was in a pickup when he ran into a car that was turning left as he attempted to pass across double yellow lines.

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  6. In Brief: Publix presents $17,100 check to High Country United WayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    From left to right: High Country United Way board member Kate Gavenus, High Country United Way executive committee member Jennie Stultz, High Country United Way vice chair Susan Poorman, High Country United Way chair Fred Pfohl, Publix of Three Creeks store manager Joel Wise, Publix of Three Creeks assistant store manager Mark Taggart, High Country United Way incoming chair Johnny Carson and High Country United Way Executive Director Gary Childers.

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  7. Death toll rises to 5 children in North Carolina fireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    A nursing supervisor at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center told local media three other children died Sunday at Brenner Children's Hospital in Winston-Salem. It took Greensboro firefighters about 25 minutes to extinguish the flames around 4 a.m. Saturday.

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  8. Vogel returns to N.C. to win High Country Cycling Classic open criteriumRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    Stephen Vogel did his undergraduate work at Davidson College. He went to medical school at Wake Forest before moving to San Jose to do his residence in California.

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  9. North Carolina man charged in girlfriend's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    High Point police say 56-year-old Clarence Ray Gidderon is charged with first-degree murder in the death of 47-year-old Paige Rickard. Investigators say officers responding to a call on March 29 found Rickard with multiple stab wounds in a parking lot in High Point.

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  10. Cycling events invade Boone April 7-8Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    The High Country is famous for its Blood, Sweat and Gears bike ride. Another cycling event will invade the area next month.

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  11. Death toll from flu in North Carolina reaches record of 342Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    Health officials in North Carolina say the death toll from the flu for the 2017-18 season has increased its record-setting total to 342. The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services says 11 flu-related deaths were reported last week, and there were three deaths in previous weeks found to have resulted from the virus.

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  12. Gillin signs contract extension through 2022Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    Appalachian State University and Director of Athletics Doug Gillin have agreed to a four-year contract extension that will keep him at App State through 2022, ASU announced Wednesday. Gillin was named the school's director of athletics on Feb. 27, 2015, and he officially began the role on April 6, 2015.

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  13. Report: North Carolina hospital misdiagnoses cancer casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    A North Carolina hospital is under review after an investigation showed three patients received unnecessary cancer treatments and a fourth had a cancer diagnosis delayed. The Winston-Salem Journal reports Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is awaiting word on a federal Medicare review of its correction plan.

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  14. North Carolina couple loses pounds, gains financial bonusRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    That's the premise behind HealthyWage - a weight-loss challenge that allows participants to make a personalized bet, with real money, on their own weight loss - and one High Point couple cashed in big-time, losing a combined 122 pounds while earning a profit of more than $3,000 in the process. "It just seemed too good to be true that they were gonna pay us to lose weight," says Matthew Everhart, who took the HealthyWage challenge with his wife Brooke.

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  15. ACC Barnstorming Tour comes to Watauga HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    ACC Barnstorming Tour director Pet Sumner, left, and former North Carolina standout point guard Phil Ford talk about the tour with about 50 students, parents and teachers on March 8. ACC Barnstorming Tour director Pet Sumner, left, and former North Carolina standout point guard Phil Ford talk about the tour with about 50 students, parents and teachers on March 8. BOONE - The ACC Barnstorming Tour enters its 40th year in 2018. Watauga High School will help the tour celebrate by hosting a game at Lentz-Eggers Gym on April 27. The tour features such players as Joel Berry, Theo Pinson and Aaron Rohlman from North Carolina, Grayson Allen from Duke, Abdul-Malik Abu and Lennard Freeman and Allerik Freeman from N.C. State.

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  16. Official: North Carolina jail inmate dies after 12-foot fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    An official says an inmate at a North Carolina jail has died after falling 12 feet over a second-floor railing. The Winston-Salem Journal reports Forsyth County Chief Deputy Brad Stanley said 61-year-old Robin Steven Thomason fell about 7:45 p.m. Sunday over a railing in the housing area of the jail.

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  17. Appalachian Energy Summit mid-year meeting held at WFURead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    Lee Ball, chief sustainability officer at Appalachian, spoke to an audience of students, educators and business leaders about the importance of sharing ideas and best practices to support a clean energy economy at the 2018 Appalachian Energy Summit's mid-year meeting. Lee Ball, chief sustainability officer at Appalachian, spoke to an audience of students, educators and business leaders about the importance of sharing ideas and best practices to support a clean energy economy at the 2018 Appalachian Energy Summit's mid-year meeting.

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  18. Police reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2018 | 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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  19. Autopsy: Head trauma caused baby's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    Autopsy results indicate head injuries caused the death of a 10-month-old child from a March 2017 incident that resulted in charges of second-degree murder and abuse. Pathologist Tiffany Erin O'Neill - through the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center - performed the autopsy on Caius Alexander Bruner on March 3, two days after his death at a Ray Brown Road residence.

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  20. Mack Brown selected for College Football Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    Former Appalachian State head football coach Mack Brown headlined a 13-man class that has been selected for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame. The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame announced the class Monday morning in Atlanta in conjunction with the CFP National Championship.

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