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Benefit to Save the Yancey Theatre


Save the Yancey Theatre! "A benefit to keep our historical theatre alive! "the theater opened in1939 and has many memories for people in our town." On December 6th from 4:00 to 8:00pm at Mountain Heritage High School (gym and cafeteria.) we're trying to raise money to buy a digital projector to replace the 35 millimeter projector we have now. If this transaction (more)

Mitchell Chamber Annual Awards Dinner


The Mitchell County Chamber of Commerce held its Annual Awards Dinner on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at the Cross Street Center.  Over 160 members were in attendance to celebrate the nominees and winners of the Chamber’s Annual Awards. (more)

Mission Health Launches Online Store


Mission Health makes shopping for health- and wellness-related products convenient and affordable with the launch of a new online store. Customers can easily navigate the site and choose from hundreds of items from Mission Health’s retail pharmacies, retail departments and gift shops, all at the same time.  (more)

Premier Insurance Opens Spruce Pine Office


Premier Insurance Services held their official grand opening and ribbon cutting for their Spruce Pine office on Friday, November 7th. Premier Insurance is a local agency with 15 years experience to answer all your questions about health care. If you need someone to talk to about (more)

Quartz Corp., US Cellular Support Literacy


Thanks to a generous donation by the Quartz Corp., English teacher Melora Bennett was able to create a young adult reading library at Mayland Early College HIgh School.  Students submitted the titles of novels they were interested in reading and Quartz Corp. purchased the books for the students.  The next step was to build a reading center for all students to enjoy, so Mrs. Bennett wrote a grant on DonorsChoose.org and was fully funded by donations from private individuals and US Cellular.  Students at MECHS now have a wide variety of books and a comfortable reading area to read and discuss the works. Congratulations to Kishia Moore at Greenlee Primary School who received a $800 Learning Links grant for inquiry experiments and leveled readers on force and motion. 

ARHS Regional Cancer Center Accreditated


The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) has granted Three-Year Accreditation to the cancer program at  Seby B. Jones Regional Cancer Center. To earn voluntary CoC accreditation, a cancer program must meet 34 CoC quality care standards, be evaluated every three years through a survey process, and maintain levels of excellence in the delivery of (more)

Miller Insurance Supports MCC Program


Pictured from left to right are Miller Insurance Group Insurance Agent Joe Miller accepting the "Partner-in Education-and Employment" certification signifying the valued partnership between the local business and the Mayland Community College Adult Education/GED® program from MCC’s Adult Education Recruiter Joyce Boone. (more)

Mitchell Teacher of the Year Picks Up Car from Mike Brown Ford Subaru


On Tuesday, September 30th, Mike Brown Ford-Subaru of Spruce Pine  announced that Mrs. Donna Hickman from Bowman Middle School, Mitchell County’s 2014/2015 Teacher of the Year has taken delivery of a new 2015 Subaru Outback as the recipient of the Mike Brown Ford-Subaru Mitchell County Teacher of the Year ‘Ride With Us Award.’ (more)