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)

First Annual Mitchell County History Bee


The Mitchell County Historical Society announces its First Annual History Bee, scheduled for Thursday, April 6th, 2017, at 7:00 pm at the Historic Courthouse in Bakersville.  The goal of the History Bee, and the mission of MCHS, is to help Mitchell County residents, especially young people, become more aware of our rich heritage. There will be two divisions of (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)