10th Anniversary Riddlefest To Feature David Holt and Josh Goforth


Four-time Grammy Award winner David Holt and well-known Madison County fiddler Josh Goforth are featured at the 10th anniversary Riddlefest to be held from 7 to 9 pm on Friday, June 30th at the Burnsville Town Center. Tickets are $20 for the evening and can be (more)

Sutton Receives Spruce Pine Rotary Scholarship


At its weekly meeting on Thursday, June 15, the Rotary Club of Spruce Pine presented
a $500 scholarship to Davis Sutton, a member of the Mitchell High School Class of 2017. Pictured with Sutton is Rotarian Elaine Percival, who presented Sutton with the scholarship.
Photo and information provided by Rotarian Brandon Roberts.

Cannon Receives Grant to Expand Behavioral Health


The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services  has selected Charles A. Cannon, Jr. Memorial Hospital (Cannon Hospital) in Avery County,   to receive a $6.5 million grant award, to expand the availability of behavioral health beds in the western region of North (more)