Mar 162017
Citizens Protest Foxx and Her Plans for Obamacare

By Lisa O’Donnell, Winston-Salem Journal: March 16, 2017 — About 20 people braved the cold and wind in Clemmons Wednesday to send a message to U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-5th, that they are not happy with the proposed replacement to the Affordable Care Act. Christy Robinson of Winston-Salem said the American Health Care Act, a [more]

Feb 082017
Watauga County Democrats Announce 2017 Precinct Meetings

The schedule, including dates, times, and locations for the 2017 annual Watauga County Democratic Party precinct meetings, is copied below. If you do not know your precinct, write and include your full name and your residential address. Precinct meetings are open to Democrats and to Unaffiliated voters who wish to allign with the Democratic [more]

Dec 062016
You're Invited To Celebrate at a Holiday Party

The Democratic Women’s Club of Watauga County is once again hosting a Holiday Party for local Democrats and their friends on Sunday afternoon, December 11, 3-5 p.m., at the Agricultural Conference Center on Poplar Grove Rd. in Boone. “It’s a pot-luck party,” said Women’s Club President Loretta Clawson, “so if you want to you can bring [more]

Nov 102016
Holiday Cash Mob Will Visit Appalachian Antique Mall, Mint Indian Cuisine Restaurant

BOONE, N.C. — A special holiday “cash mob” will storm into the Appalachian Antique Mall in downtown Boone on Saturday morning, November 19, and then go to lunch at Mint Indian Cuisine restaurant buffet in the Boone Heights Shopping Center. The Watauga County Cash Mob is an organized infusion of economic stimulus into the local economy. [more]

Nov 092016
Turnbow Tips County Commission to the Democrats

By John Brasier, Watauga Democrat: BOONE — Democrat Larry Turnbow unseated incumbent Republican David Blust in Tuesday’s Watauga County Board of Commissioners race, swinging the board to a 3-2 Democratic majority. Powered by huge support in early voting at Appalachian State University and the Watauga County Administration Building, Turnbow captured 50.93 percent of the vote [more]

Oct 262016
Chelsea Clinton Campaigns at ASU

On Thursday, Oct. 27, Chelsea Clinton will campaign at Appalachian State University in Boone. During an early vote rally, Clinton will lay out what is at stake in this election and urge North Carolinians to early vote to support the Clinton-Kaine ticket. Clinton’s visit comes the same day that 132 additional early voting sites open [more]

Oct 142016
Your Early Voting Schedule for Watauga County

Early Voting Sites And Times During Early Voting, you may register and vote same-day. Take proof of residency (mail addressed to you at your home). The following is the schedule for Watauga County Early Voting sites. If you wait until Election Day, November 8, you must vote at your precinct polling place (with the following [more]

Sep 142016
Josh Stein Will Keynote Watauga Democratic Party's Fall Rally

Josh Stein, Democratic candidate for North Carolina Attorney General, will be the keynote speaker at the Fall Rally of the Watauga County Democratic Party on Saturday, October 8, in the Central Dining Hall at Appalachian State University. The rally is hosted by the ASU College Democrats. The rally will kick off at 5:00 p.m. with [more]

Aug 262016
Watauga Democratic Party Hosting Open House at New Headquarters

The Watauga County Democratic Party is hosting an open house hotdog lunch on Labor Day, Monday, September 5, noon – 2 p.m., at its new party headquarters, 744 W. King St. in downtown Boone (directly across from Murphy’s). Everyone is invited to come by and enjoy a hotdog and tour the offices, which are directly [more]

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