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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)

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)

Fox Country Store Front Porch Contest


Fox Country Store takes pride in our hometown and believes in supporting our local businesses.  This contest will give everyone a chance to show off their front porch for fall and have a chance to win prizes from our store.  First place winner will get a $50 gift certificate, garden flag, and a bird feeder.  Second place winner will receive a $25 gift certificate and a free (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)

Wine and Whiskers for Mitchell Animal Rescue


MCAR’s Fourth Annual Wine and Whiskers fundraiser is scheduled for Saturday, November 1 from 2-4PM at the Pizza Shop and Dry County Brewing Company, 585 Oak Street, Spruce Pine. Admission is a $10 donation for the purchase of shelter pet needs. Complimentary wine (more)

4th Annual Kids Costume Contest 10/25 at Edwards (details)


The Pizza Shop & Dry County Brewing Partner with MCC


Pictured from left to right are Chad Mohr, owner of The Pizza Shop and Dry County Brewing, 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)

BRHS Explains Healthcare Changes to Spruce Pine Rotary


Members of the Rotary Club of Spruce Pine received a very interesting program on Thursday, August 14, presented by Blue Ridge Regional Hospital Chairman of the Board, Courtney Mauzy, and Becky Carter, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Nursing Officer. They were introduced by (more)
 

Subway Helps Schools


Local SUBWAY® restaurants in Western North Carolina have teamed with Huddle Inc. High School Ticket Program for the 2014-2015 school year. Through the partnership, SUBWAY® restaurants will help 30 high schools in a 15-county area* save more than $20,000 in school event ticket printing costs (more)

Mitchell Teacher of the Year


Donna Hickman from Bowman was awarded Mitchell County's Teacher of the Year.She was selected from seven extraordinary teachers for the award. She has also won a new vehicle for one year from Mike Brown Ford.

State Employees Credit Union Continuing Ed Scholarship Program


The State Employees Credit Union Foundation in 2012 established a Continuing Education Scholarship Program to help remove financial barriers for students seeking to gain new and/or upgrade current job-related skills. This scholarship is available to assist students who enroll in certain Economic and Workforce Development Program classes at Mayland Community College. These programs (more)