Fernald Named To Habitat Board


By Robin Warden
Mitchell Yancey Habitat for Humanity recently named Jo Ann Anderson Fernald as a member of their Board of Directors.  She will serve as the chairperson of the Family Support Committee for the affiliate.   Her duties will include: assisting in the selection of partner families for Habitat homes; working with families to help prepare them for home ownership: and once (more)

Rotary Recognizes Mitchell Seniors


On November 20, at the weekly meeting of the Rotary Club of Spruce Pine, Grant Sparks, counselor of Mitchell High School presented three outstanding seniors: Samantha Ledford, Marissa Trull, and Devon Hoyle. Samantha Ledford began her presentation with a quotation that merits repetition: “Failures are a part of life. If you don’t fail, you never learn. If you never learn, you (more)

Cannon Memorial Honors Volunteers


Cannon Memorial Hospital volunteers were honored for their dedicated service at a luncheon recently. Eighteen volunteers were presented with hourly recognition pins to recognize each individual’s service to the hospital, ranging from 100 to 11,000 hours.  Special recognition was given to twelve volunteers for five years of service, five volunteers in recognition of ten years (more)