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Alzheimers Care at Brian Center


 In observance of CART (Coins for Alzheimer’s Research Trust) Awareness Month, members of the Rotary Club of Spruce Pine, received a program on Alzheimer’s Care Capabilities available at the Brian Center. Rotarian Bing Crosby introduced Star Gardner, Director of Admissions and (more)

BRP and MCC Join to Purchase 3D Metal Printer


Mayland Community College announces a joint investment opportunity with BRP of Spruce Pine. The funds given to the College by BRP helped purchase Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS) technology for the College’s newly opened Anspach Advanced Manufacturing School at (more)

Buck Stove Main Sponsor of BBQ and Bluegrass Festival


In 1975 Robert Bailey and Alvin Barrier were operating Minpro Supply in Spruce Pine selling gasoline and refurbished appliances. They were approached by an Asheville businessman with a request. He had built a new wood-burning stove with a three-speed motor and he needed someone who could manufacture the stove he called “Regular Buck”. Due to the energy crisis of the mid 70’s (more)

State Farm Joins With NCDOT for Safety Program


The N.C. Department of Transportation today announced it has a new sponsorship agreement for its Incident Management Assistance Patrol program (IMAP), a service that offers free roadway assistance to motorists in need. The agreement is with State Farm® and will rename the program the NCDOT State Farm Safety Patrol. “A primary  (more)

Bubba's Rents Yard Sale Space for Donation


Looking to have a yard sale? Bubba's Good Eats has plenty of space available this summer for yard sales on Saturday mornings. They ask for a $5 donation that goes to Feed-a-Child Yancey County. Bubba's is located on East Main Street in Burnsville. 

New Products at The Market on Oak


The Market on Oak welcomes several new artists and their amazing products to the store this Spring.  Laura Haberneck with hand made braided rugs, Jessica Honeycutt with handmade jewelry, Gaylene Briggs and her handmade fabric birds...and several others! Come check out the new products that are now in the store! The Market on Oak is located on Oak Street in downtown Spruce Pine. www.themarketonoak.com

Foods Class Visits Stuarts on the Green


The Mitchell High School Foods II class visited Stuart's on the Green on Wednesday, May 12th.  The field trip allowed the students to experience a real world example of concepts they learn in Foods II including:  proper food preparation and storage, how a commercial kitchen is organized and operates, as well as aspects of business management and entrepreneurship.  The students were given an tour of the restaurant and kitchen by the owner Stuart Jensen.  During the visit student's also had the opportunity to enjoy lunch at Stuart's on the Green. 

Mike Brown Ford Subaru Donates Stadium Seats


The Mitchell High School Athletic Dept would like to send a special thank you to Mike Brown and his staff for donating  these stadium seats to us.  These are high quality, portable seats that includes our logo and The Mike Brown Ford Subaru logo. Thanks again Mike Brown! The Mitchell High School Athletic Dept will be selling them in the near future.

Altec Industries, Inc. Receives Highly Protected Risk Award


Altec Industries, Inc. has received a Highly Protected Risk (HPR) award from Affiliated FM, a division of FM Global, one of the world’s largest commercial property insurers. The award recognizes Altec for taking extensive measures to protect its Burnsville (more)

Subway Caters Lunch for Habitat Crew


During National Volunteer Week, April 12-18, approximately 2,000 Habitat for Humanity volunteers working across North Carolina were catered boxed lunches by local franchise owners and employees of SUBWAY restaurants.   The initiative, in its second year, aimed to show appreciation to the volunteers assisting Habitat for Humanity with the many builds it has each (more)

Bakersville Comm Health Ctr Earns National Recognition


The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has announced that Bakersville Community Health Center of Mitchell County has received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long-term, participative relationships. The NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home is a model of (more)

Mitchell EDC Hires The Goss Agency


Mitchell County Economic Development Commission has hired The Goss Agency from Asheville to distinguish it among all the other counties in the Western North Carolina region, as well as within North Carolina and the Southeast. Mitchell County Chamber of Commerce and Development Foundation Director Patti Jensen said, “Mitchell County’s selection of The Goss Agency was based on the incredible amount of experience, success and genuine understanding of our needs that Goss brought to their presentation. We appreciated their enthusiasm to partner with us to ensure that the project succeeds and that our results move Mitchell County ahead.” The Goss Agency has been tasked with reaching and exceeding Mitchell County’s objectives in all the areas of economic development opportunities. The Goss Agency, headquartered in Asheville is a full-service advertising, marketing and public relations agency with over 19 years in the travel/tourism industry. 

Healthcare System Offers Summer Health Talk Series


This summer, Appalachian Regional Healthcare System will host a 3-part community Health Talk series at the Paul H. Broyhill Wellness Center.The series is free and open to the public.
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