Learn to Bake Treats for Your Dog


Continuing with the 30th anniversary celebration, the Mitchell County Animal Rescue presents the BARKERY. Chef Collette Gabrielle will lead this hands-on workshop on baking treats and making ice cream  filled with natural ingredients that your pooch will love. The BARKERY will be Saturday, October 4, from 10AM  to 1PM at Trinity Episcopal (more)

Mars Hill University Ranked 19th in Nation


Mars Hill University has ranked 19th among the top 100 baccalaureate colleges in the nation on rankings released August 25 in Washington Monthly magazine. Washington Monthly originally published its rankings as an alternative to the prestigious U.S. News & World Report rankings, and says that its rankings are based on better measures of student success. (more)

Community Yard Sale to Benefit Feed-A-Child Yancey County


Each Saturday in September Bubbas Good Eats will be having a community yard sale to benefit Feed-A Child Yancey County. You pay $5.00 for a spot to set up your merchandise. Then Bubbas will donate the $5 to Feed a Child Yancey County. You keep all the proceeds from your sales. This community yard sale will be held each Saturday morning in September from 7am until noon at Bubbas Good Eats Restaurant on West Main Street in Burnsville. Anyone interested in reserving a space for any of the Saturday mornings should call   678-3388.