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Like many, I appreciate the Thanksgiving holiday for its simplicity and purity of intent — a day not defined by compulsory gift exchanges or d…

Winter hiking can be invigorating! The Beech Tree Trail at Elk Knob State Park is covered in snow in December 2017.

Editor’s note: This article features news and photos from past editions of the Watauga Democrat.

HIGH COUNTRY — High winds whipped through the High Country overnight Saturday, downing trees, disrupting power and destroying festival tents a…

BOONE — The University of North Carolina Board of Governors earlier this week granted approvals for several Appalachian State University proje…

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Anna Oakes commented on Elk River Falls jump injures another

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