Yancey Home Tour Success


The Yancey County Dream Home Tour, in its fifth year, welcomed visitors from across the region with crisp weather, incomparable homes and beautiful fall views.  Highlights from this year’s tour included the Mountain Air homes of Dr. Rita Meeks and Michael and Joan Pardy, a stop at The Meadows, the home of Sam and Anne Sabri, a visit to The Cabin, the home of David and Fran (more)

Mitchell Teacher Training


 Mitchell County teachers participatied in high-quality professional development to familiarize themselves with recent AIG program curricular adoptions. On September 23rd, 2014, teachers attended a one-day training in teaching/learning models focused on differentiation and the (more)

Sharyn McCrumb Book Signing of Holiday Novella


Area residents and fans of Sharyn McCrumb are invited to a book signing for her Christmas novella “Nora Bonesteel’s Christmas Past” Saturday, Oct. 25,  at The Market on Oak in Spruce Pine, NC. The event will be held from 11 am-1 pm and will feature readings and stories by McCrumb.  A book signing will follow. McCrumb is known for her Appalachian “Ballad” (more)