New eBook Sharing Service Specifically for Children


 A first of its kind statewide eBook consortium specifically for children has launched in the Tar Heel State. The North Carolina Public Library Directors Association (NCPLDA) together with OverDrive and the state of North Carolina has created a new digital resource sharing service for kids’ pre-K through 4th grade, NC Kids Digital Library. Over 3,700 eBooks, audiobooks, videos and (more)

SP Rotary Recognizes Mitchell Seniors


The Rotary Club of Spruce Pine recognized its February “Seniors of the Month” at the Feb. 16 meeting. Maggie Austin, Brinkli Burleson and Davis Sutton were presented certificates by Rotarian Glen DeVos recognizing the Mitchell High School students. Austin told the club she loves art and she was saved in fifth-grade after her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. She brought several (more)

Erin Dalton Joins Toe River Arts


The Toe River Arts Council is pleased to announce Erin Dalton as their new intern for the Toe River Arts branding initiative. Part of the marketing strategy of Toe River Arts is recognizing Mitchell/Yancey counties as home to hundreds of artists. Erin will be interviewing selected artists, writing articles, taking photographs, and shooting short videos for promotional use of the Toe River Arts in (more)