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]

Apr 012017
2017 Master Plant List

Annual Community Plant Sale Master Plant List Updated for 2017   For the FULLY ILLUSTRATED guide to some of our FEATURED PLANTS this year — perennial flowers, shrubs & trees, fruit, lilies, dahlias, and collector day lilies — pending … direct link will be posted soon. This is a partial listing, as plants are added [more]

Mar 312017
Matt Wasson of AppVoices Will Keynote the Watauga Democratic Convention

Matt Wasson, program director for Appalachian Voices, will give the keynote address at the Watauga County Democratic convention on April 8 on the topic “Rolling Back the Enlightenment: Inside the Conservative War on Science.” Matt Wasson moved to Boone in 2001 as the new executive director of Appalachian Voices, a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting [more]

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]

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