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The first Saturday of April every year is as good as a holiday to sportsmen throughout the mountains of Western North Carolina: The official start of trout fishing season! 899 more words


Boone DUI checkpoint results in various charges but only four DUIs

Last Thursday, the Boone Police Dept. along with the Watauga County Sheriff’s Dept., Appalachian State University Police Dept., Blowing Rock Police Department and N.C. Highway Patrol teamed up to conduct what is called a “DUI Checkpoint” on the intersection of King Street and College Street in Boone.   649 more words

Watauga History Hunters - Inaugural meeting April 17.

Long before this media ever existed, I was an advocate for local history. I believe every county should have a functioning historical society with a plethora of old and young alike, working hard to make sure the past is not forgotten. 311 more words

School Board Votes To Allow Students To Read Book About Abortion, Rape

BOONE, N.C. (CBS Charlotte/AP) — Watauga County school officials say teachers can still have their students read the book “The House of Spirits.”

The county board of education voted 3-2 Thursday night to allow continued use of the book. 363 more words


Hiking Trails- PRICE LAKE LOOP, Blowing Rock

In 1946, the National Park Service inherited over 4,000 acres of land at the foot of Grandfather Mountain near Blowing Rock upon the death of Julian Price, an insurance executive, who had purchased the land in the years before as a retreat for his employees. 729 more words

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