These 10 headlines were the most-read articles on WataugaDemocrat.com in 2018:

1. “Two dead, home destroyed after landslide, gas leak,” May 30, 2018

2. “2018 Watauga County unofficial election results,” Nov. 6, 2018

3. “Missing student left note before disappearance,” May 13, 2016

4. “Watauga Rescue Chief Randy Collins dies,” Aug. 30, 2018

5. “ASU selects housing project developer,” June 1, 2018

6. “One dead, another injured after truck’s load strikes motorcycle,” Oct. 23, 2018

7. “Giant hogweed found in Watauga County,” July 11, 2018

8. “Victims of Pine Ridge house collapse identified,” June 1, 2018

9. “Jim Cantore, Weather Channel crew stop in Boone for winter storm,” Dec. 8, 2018

10. “US 221 closed ‘indefinitely’ between Blowing Rock and Linville,” May 19, 2018

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