Operation Christmas Child National Collection Week

The Operation Christmas Child National Collection Week will be November 17-24, 2014. Spruce Pine First Baptist Church, 125 Tappan St., Spruce Pine, NC, will be a Relay Box Drop-Off Center once again. The hours will be from 8:00 am - 6: pm each day.
The Church Phone number is 828-765-9411 to contact for any further information or questions. Rodger and Nancy Hinshaw are the Co-Coordinators of the Center once again this year. In Yancey County Higgins Methodist Church on North Main Street in Burnsville is a Relay Drop-Off Center.  For details call 682-2835.

CSI at Mitchell High

Recently students in Rick Spurling's Biology and Mr. Dellinger's Biology classes participated in a lab with a team from UNC-CH aboard the DESTINY bus. Students worked to solve a mock crime scene using forensic science to do so. Each student created a DNA fingerprint using gel electrophoresis to solve the case and correctly identify the suspect who committed the crime. (more)

Mission Health Launches Online Store

Mission Health makes shopping for health- and wellness-related products convenient and affordable with the launch of a new online store. Customers can easily navigate the site and choose from hundreds of items from Mission Health’s retail pharmacies, retail departments and gift shops, all at the same time.  (more)