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BOONE — Appalachian Regional Healthcare System is limiting visitation at Watauga Medical Center, Cannon Memorial Hospital and The Foley Center as a result of the near-pandemic levels of flu and influenza-like illnesses, the system announced on Wednesday, Feb. 14.

BOONE — While school bus transportation has undergone significant changes since the early 1970s, one constant has spanned Ann Hamby’s four-decade career at Watauga County Schools — her dedication to the safety of her students on the way to and from school.

BLOWING ROCK — The Blowing Rock Art and History Museum is pleased to announce that it will hold a public photography competition, “The Way Watauga Works.” The photography competition will focus on the theme of the Smithsonian Museum on Main Street exhibition, “The Way We Worked,” which will …

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