Oct 012017
2017 Inductees -- Watauga County Democratic Party's Hall of Fame

For a complete list of honorees from past years, go to the bottom of this post. The 2017 honorees were named at the Fall Rally on Saturday, September 30:   James Patrick Morgan Many of you will remember that Pat Morgan spent 11 years on the Watauga County School Board. You may not know about [more]

Sep 052017
NC Dems Party Chair Wayne Goodwin Will Keynote WataugaDems Fall Rally

North Carolina Democratic Party Chair Wayne Goodwin will be the featured speaker at the Watauga County Democratic Party’s Fall Rally on Saturday, September 30. The rally is hosted by the ASU chapter of the College Democrats. Wayne Goodwin served four terms in the North Carolina House before being elected the Commissioner of Insurance in 2008. [more]

Aug 232017
ASU College Democrats and WCDP Condemn White Supremacy Display

BOONE, 23 August 2017 — The following statement was issued by the ASU College Democrats and the Watauga County Democratic Party Field Team: On Monday night, a banner reading “A New Dawn is Breaking, Rise and Get Active, Identity Evropa” was hung on the Rivers Street bridge on the Appalachian State University campus, with the [more]

Aug 092017
WataugaDems Staffer Interns in DeeCee

WASHINGTON, D.C. — An Appalachian State University student is coming to the end of a nine-week internship program with the Washington, D.C. office of U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FLa). Walt Grayson, 21, is a political science senior from Charlotte and started his internship with Nelson on June 2. Grayson served as deputy director of canvassing [more]

Aug 062017
Gov. Roy Cooper Visits Downtown Boone

N.C. Governor Roy Cooper visited Boone on Friday, Aug. 4 to tour the historic Appalachian Theatre, located on King Street in downtown Boone. A large crowd of supporters turned out to welcome him. John Cooper, chair of the theatre’s board of trustees, led the tour along with officers of the Appalachian Theatre. The non-profit organization [more]

Jul 112017
Join Caldwell County Dems in Lenoir

You are invited to join the Caldwell County Democratic Party for an afternoon of live Folk, Irish, and Blues music on Saturday, July 29th from 2-6 PM at the American Legion Hall at 401 Main St. in Lenoir! BBQ and beer will also be available!  

Jun 162017
Join the Famous Kazoo Band on the Democratic July 4th Parade Float

The Watauga County Democratic Party’s famous Kazoo Band will perform again this year in the Boone July Fourth Parade celebration. The Kazoo Band has been offering virtually the only live music in the parade for many years, performing patriotic and traditional pieces of Americana. Kazoo Band leader Marjory Holder will have kazoos enough for everyone [more]

Jun 132017
2017 Community Plant Sale a "Smashing Success"

Reprinted from the High Country Press: The Watauga County Annual Community Plant Sale took place last Saturday at the former Aunt Pymm’s Table Antiques location on Old U.S. Highway 421 S. in Boone. All proceeds from the sale benefited the Watauga County Democratic Party. Each year hundreds of people attend the sale that is operated [more]

May 012017
Featured Plants for the 2017 Community Plant Sale

What you see below is but a fraction of what we will have for sale. This listing is separated into several different sections below: “Garden Flowers,” “Fruit,” “Vegetables and Herbs,” “Trees and Shrubs,” “Dwarf Asiatic Lilies,” “Tall Asiatic Lilies,” “Dwarf Oriental Lilies,” “Tall Oriental Lilies,” and “Dahlias.” Some plants will be in very limited supply. [more]

Apr 142017
Watauga County Democrats Hold Annual Convention

By Thomas Sherrill, in the Watauga Democrat: BOONE – The Watauga County Democratic Convention was held on Saturday [April 8], with over 100 people filling the Watauga County Courthouse to elect leaders and listen to speakers. The convention concluded with nine resolutions being adopted and approved, ranging from favoring Watauga County intervention in the Maymead [more]

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