Put Your Hat On and Kick Up Your Heels for TRAC


On Saturday, April 18, from 6 to 8pm, at the Arts Resource Center in Spruce Pine, TRAC invites the public to join in the celebration of the annual passing of Tax Day with “Hats On...Taxes Off.”  There will be delicious delectables, and drink, and dancing to music from the 60’s with DJ and local icon, Bruce Ikard. This is one of the few fundraisers that the Toe River Arts (more)

2015 STEM Jobs Approved Colleges List Released


Mayland Community College announced today that it has been designated a 2015 STEM JobsSM Approved College by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting individuals in transition with education and career opportunities, and creator of STEM JobsSM media, education and career resources for students interested in science, technology, engineering and math. The 2015 STEM JobsSM Approved (more)

New Products at The Market on Oak


The Market on Oak has welcomed several new product makers already this year. Our first new artist feature is Kimberly Gunter of Body Kneads.  Kimberly lives in Celo and makes cold-pressed handmade soaps, lip balms, body butters, healing balms as well as men's skin care and a new line of beard care. All of her soaps are made one small batch at a time. They are blended, poured into a (more)