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Mike Brown Ford Subaru Grand Opening Celebration

Mike Brown Ford-Subaru would like invite you to their Grand Opening Celebration, which runs thru August 2nd.  A Grand Opening Reception and Facility Tour was held Tuesday with a ribbon cutting featuring local dignataries. EDC Chairman Bill Slagle praised Mike Brown for the (more)

Pine Valley Motel Partners with MCC

The Pine Valley Motel is participating in Mayland Community College’s Adult Education/GED® program Partner-in Education and Employment Program. The College appreciates the dedication and professional partnership developed between the local business and Mayland. Each community partner assists Mayland in sharing the word regarding Adult Education Programs and supports Mayland (more)

Wine Tasting Friday

Burnsville Wine and… will be having their regularly scheduled wine tasting Friday July 18, 4-7 pm sponsored by PNC Bank of Burnsville.  Come by and visit with Leigh or one of the bank employees to find out what services they offer. They will have some great snacks and they will be tasting some awesome wines!   The tastings are fun and informative. They are always trying new wines.  Bring your friends and start your weekend at the wine tasting. Tastings are free, but you must be 21 to attend.  The decks are open and ready for business.  They are located at 525 West Main, across from TD Bank. There is ample parking at the rear of the shop or the bank parking lot.  Shop hours are 11-7 Tuesday-Friday and 11-6, Saturday.  Check their webpage or Facebook for more information.  They can also accommodate small gatherings.  Let them help you plan your get together.  For more information, call 682-3456 or

ARHS Offers New Surgical Options

Watauga Medical Center (WMC), part of Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS), has recently added several new surgical options - hip arthroscopy, facial reconstruction (plastic surgery), spine and complicated hernia repairs. Joan Messner, BSN, MHA, CNOR, Director of Surgical Services at ARHS said "I am proud to work for a (more)

Advanced Auto Partners with MCC

Pictured from left to right are Advanced Auto Parts in Spruce Pine Assistant Manager Steven Frahm accepting the "Partner-in Education-and Employment" certification signifying the valued partnership between the local store and the Mayland Community College Adult Education/GED® program from Mayland recruiter Joyce Boone.Advanced Auto Parts in Spruce Pine is participating in (more)

Mike Brown Ford Subaru to Provide Car for Mitchell Teacher of the Year

The administration, faculty and staff of the Mitchell County School system would like to congratulate the following instructors for being named Teachers of the Year.  These individuals exemplify excellence in education and MCS is very fortunate to have them.  They were chosen (more)

Green Mtn Man Exhibits Invention at Trade Show

 InventHelp’s INPEXâ, America’s Largest Invention Trade Show, announces that Dane Rote, from Green Mountain, N.C., has invented a redesigned household rolled paper holder. This patent-pending invention will be exhibited at INPEX 2014, June 18-20, in downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Rolled paper is a common household item and oftentimes, users like to place (more)

Baker Named Manager of Blue Ridge Regional Hospital Foundation

Blue Ridge Regional Hospital (BRRH) is pleased to announce that Richard “Dick” Baker has been named Foundation Manager for Blue Ridge Regional Hospital.  He will be assuming the role of retiring Director Nancy Lindeman. Baker comes to Blue Ridge Regional Hospital with many years of resource development experience.  He has served as a non-profit consultant (more)

Timberlake and Buck Stove Part of Pinehurst Experience

The distinctive Bob Timberlake design and furniture brand will be prominent throughout the Pinehurst area this month as  the community prepares to host the 2014 U.S. Men’s and Women’s Open Championships, especially at the Moore County Airport, which will be a gateway to Moore County and Pinehurst for the championships. (more)

WNC Rentals Expanding To Mars Hill and Weaverville

WNC RENTALS and Property Management is expanding its operation into Mars Hill, Weaverville area. Currently based in Spruce Pine, WNC RENTALS is operating successful and groundbreaking “Rent to Sell” real estate model. (more)

Two New Family Physicians Join BRHS

Blue Ridge Regional Hospital was pleased to host two new family physicians that will be joining the Blue Ridge Regional Hospital team this summer.  Dr. Alex Chappelear and Dr. Timothy Seneker visited the area recently and met with a team of Blue Ridge/Mission staff at the Knife and Fork Restaurant in downtown Spruce Pine.  Drs. Chappelear and Seneker will begin accepting new patients (more)

Bob Timberlake Recognition Day (more)

Mitchell County EDC and Buck Stove Corporation has a "Day of Recognition" for Bob Timberlake on Tuesday