Free Class on Business Side of Artists Life


Join Jon Ellenbogen of Barking Spider Pottery for his takeaway from 40 years of running a successful pottery business in the Toe River Valley. Class will be held at the Arts Resource Center (above the Spruce Pine TRAC Gallery at 269 Oak Avenue) on Tuesday, May 10, from 10am until noon. The workshop is free but you must register. Please call 828-766-1295, or email Allen Cook at tcook@mayland.edu. (more)

McGuire Teaches Polymar Clay Class at MHHS


Last week, Mountain Heritage High School art students got a hands-on experience using polymer clay. The Toe River Arts Council, in response to a request from MHHS arts teacher, Christy Edwards, brought Marshall teaching artist, Barbara McGuire into the art classroom for (more)

Pruitt Health Home First Honors Marie Styles


Pruitt Health Home First Yancey has announced that the April partner of the month is Marie Styles. Marie has worked with them as a certified nursing assistant since 1996. She has a caring and kind personality and makes a difference in the lives of others. She is pictured receiving her pin with her supervisor, JoAnna Biddix, RN.