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A powerful county...

Watauga’s rural landscape in the foreground, with Appalachian State’s new Beaver College of Health Sciences building, set to open later this year, rising in the distance… 113 more words

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Appalachian appropriation: A review of J.D. Vance's "Hillbilly Elegy"

Then a few years ago, I moved to Appalachia, one of the most stereotyped regions in the nation (if not the most stereotyped region in America) and was pleasantly surprised to discover that it’s not entirely filled with… 2,206 more words

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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

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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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