Special Memorial Exhibition Honors Miles Dreyer


Toe River Arts Council will present a memorial exhibition of glass and neon work by Alexander Miles Dreyer at the Burnsville TRAC Gallery from December 17th through the 27th with an opening reception from 4 to 6PM on Saturday, December 20. The show will include Miles’ one-(more)

Stevens Senior of the Month


On Thursday, October 16, the Rotary Club of Spruce Pine honored Nick Stevens, as the Mitchell High School Senior of the Month. Grant Sparks, counselor at MHS, introduced Nick. Grant said he has known this young man since Nick was in the second grade, and watched him grow into the capable, articulate student he is today. (more)

French Broad Bright Ideas Grants Awarded


For twenty-eight teachers in twenty schools in the area, Christmas came in early November in the form of a check.  These teachers were awarded funding for the Bright Ideas project proposals they submitted earlier in the Fall.  They were selected from applications submitted to French Broad EMC for consideration.  These grants, in amounts ranging from $200 to (more)