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Confronting the elements

The snow started yesterday and continues today. The impact has been widely felt in Watauga County.

Watauga County Schools closed yesterday. Appalachian State University canceled afternoon finals… 228 more words

November is hunger and homelessness month, Women and children among most vulnerable

Since July, Laura Parker, 30, and her three children, ages 10, 9 and 7, have been living at the Hospitality House, a homeless shelter in Boone. 909 more words


NC flu deaths continue to increase

Health Services at Appalachian State University continues to encourage students to get the flu shot as influenza-associated deaths in North Carolina increase.

Appalachian has a total of 18,026 enrolled students as of fall 2014. 509 more words

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Opioid Crisis in the High Country

Here is a link to my final project for Specialized Reporting on how the opioid crisis has affected people living in the High Country, as well as students at Appalachian State University.


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"Mountains rising like waves in a storm..."

A view of Appalachian Mountains taken from the Green Mountain Overlook (elevation 4134 ft.) 

The Appalachian Mountains rise up majestically from the foothills, a seemingly endless stretch of land that rises and falls, rises and falls into the distance. 825 more words

Candidates for town council speak on community issues at forum

Reporting by Chamian Cruz and Sammy Hanf


Appalachian State University’s Student Government Association hosted a forum on Oct. 22 that allowed the candidates for Boone Town Council to answer to a number of questions concerning issues that affect the community such as P3’s, affordable housing and sustainability. 600 more words

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Faith in the farmland

“Jesus Saves” 

The barn tilts dramatically to one side. The side of the shed makes a statement of faith: “Jesus Saves” – with an arrow pointing up to the Carolina sky. 34 more words

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