Penland Community Open House March 4th


The Penland School of Crafts Community Open House will take place on Saturday, March 4 from 1:00 – 5:00 PM. This is an afternoon of fun and education for all ages with hands-on activities in most of Penland’s teaching studios. No admission is charged. Many activities are messy, so don’t wear your fancy clothes. (more)

TRAC Annual Art Scholarships


The Toe River Arts Council announces the availability of its annual art scholarships. Awards will be given to graduating high school seniors or adults continuing their education, from Yancey or Mitchell County, and pursuing a higher education degree majoring in any of the arts or arts education. The application deadline is April 1, 2017 at 5pm. (more)

Spargo Joins Graham Childrens Health Services


Jeff Spargo has joined the Graham Children's Health Services team as the new full-time Mitchell Yancey Substance Abuse Task Force Coordinator! Jeff has worked previously in prevention, outreach and advocacy around sexual violence in South Carolina -- most recently at Mars Hill University. He continues to serve as Youth and Children Minister at   (more)