Great job Parkway Fire & Rescue for rescuing this dog who was stranded on a ledge above the old McKinney Mine (Emerald Village). After a heroic climb, a very happy dog was paddled across the lake to safety. Mitchell Animal Rescue volunteer Chrissy McVay was able to get this photo.
The Rotary Club of Spruce Pine sponsored a Four-Way Test essay contest for students at Harris and Bowman Middle Schools. The Four-Way Test is one of the mottos that Rotarians worldwide live by of the things we think, say and do. The students were asked to write about how these (more)
Friday, May 17th was Customer Appreciation Day at United Community Bank in Burnsville, Spruce Pine and Bakersville. Lots of people came out to enjoy the entertainment. Each of the banks gave away thousands of tomato plants, free hotdogs and hamburgers and also an array of prizes. (more)