Avery County Artists Featured at Burnsville TRAC Gallery


Stop by the Burnsville Toe River Art's Gallery beginning Saturday, June 27 and running through August 8 for an exhibition of the several of Avery County’s best artists. Featured are Barbara Aycock (paper), Pam Brewer (clay), Joe Comeau (clay), Patti Connor-Greene (clay), Heidi Fisher (fiber), Craig Franz (painting), Alan Hollar (wood), Rodger Jacobs (wood), Gaylene Petcu (painting), and (more)

McNeely Receives Michael Emory Award


While most college students are enjoying time off from classes during the summer months, Mars Hill University student Meagan McNeely is spending the summer between her junior and senior years helping to care for abandoned infants at the Door of Hope ministry in Johannesburg, South Africa.  The choice of how to spend her summer says something about the kind of young woman she is, and why she (more)

Alzheimers Care at Brian Center


 In observance of CART (Coins for Alzheimer’s Research Trust) Awareness Month, members of the Rotary Club of Spruce Pine, received a program on Alzheimer’s Care Capabilities available at the Brian Center. Rotarian Bing Crosby introduced Star Gardner, Director of Admissions and (more)