Feb. 17, 2012. BOONE, NC -– The High Country has been gripped in recent weeks by the unfortunate story of Watauga County native Dara L. Watson’s disappearance. A candlelight vigil is scheduled to be held for her at 7 p.m. tonight at Watsonatta Western World in downtown Boone.
Watson has been missing since Feb. 6, and the community has bound together in hopes that she will be found. Members of the family are in South Carolina and are not expected to be at the vigil.
Watson was the assistant controller at Tweetsie Railroad for three years before moving to Mount Pleasant, S.C. There will be a similar event held this evening in Mount Pleasant.