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Local Citizens Oppose Proposed Asphalt Plant on Scenic Highway in Deep Gap, Meet Tonight

Opposition towards the planned construction of an asphalt plant off U.S. 421 has driven many citizens of Watauga County to openly oppose Mountain City, Tenn.-based Maymead, Inc. due to environmental and quality of life concerns that may come as a result of asphalt production in Deep Gap. High Country WATCH is organizing a concerned citizens meeting on this issue at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 10, at the Watauga Humane Society. By Josiah Clark

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