Fund for Mitchell County Announces $50,000 in Grants


The Fund for Mitchell County is pleased to announce $50,000 in People in Need grants to local nonprofit organizations providing critical services for economically disadvantaged people. The grants were made in partnership with The Community Foundation of Western (more)

Mars Hill University President to Retire in 2018


Mars Hill University President Dan Lunsford announced today that he will retire next year from the position he's held for 15 years. The exact timing of his retirement will depend on the completion of a successful search for a new university president, but Lunsford said it will be in the first half of 2018. Lunsford became president on an interim basis in January 2002, following the (more)

Subway Teams Up with Coaches to Fight Cancer


Eleven of the state’s head men’s basketball coaches -- including two Western North Carolina coaches -- are not only wanting to win games this season, they are also hoping to win the fight against cancer. For the six-week campaign Coach Hunter and Coach McDevitt are coming together to participate in an effort to raise awareness and money for something that has affected each of (more)