Cameron Pumpkin Harvest

Someone sent us this cute picture of Cameron amongst the pumpkins. Makes for a really cute fall photo. We welcome your photos of all kinds. Send to or or use the button on the right. Click on headline to see full size.

Mitchell Seniors of the Month Honored

On Thursday, September 18, the Rotary Club of Spruce Pine recognized and honored two Mitchell High School Seniors of the Month. Grant Sparks, MHS Counselor, introduced two outstanding Seniors, Zach Boone and Marianna Von Brederode. Recently named Homecoming King, Zach Boone spoke of his journey from being a self-doubting middle school student to his being a self-confident and capable (more)

Sharyn McCrumb Book Signing of Holiday Novella

Area residents and fans of Sharyn McCrumb are invited to a book signing for her Christmas novella “Nora Bonesteel’s Christmas Past” Saturday, Oct. 25,  at The Market on Oak in Spruce Pine, NC. The event will be held from 11 am-1 pm and will feature readings and stories by McCrumb.  A book signing will follow. McCrumb is known for her Appalachian “Ballad” (more)