Liberty Hill Back to School Bash Big Success


Liberty Hill Baptist Church, located in the Estatoe community of Mitchell County, held its third annual Back-to-School Bash on Saturday, July 26, and approximately 1,500 people attended. Over 400 students from Mitchell, Yancey, Avery, McDowell, and surrounding counties received (more)

The Quilters of Higgins Church


by Robin Warden
The legacy of the Ugly Quilt Group of Higgins United Memorial Methodist in Burnsville is far reaching.  These women have donated approximately 80 handmade quilts to members of our (more)

Noah's Blankets for Hugs


Noah's Blankets for Hugs is taking new or gently used blankets for V.A. hospital, Nursing homes, the infusion labs at Asheville and Spruce Pine, etc., now through November 28th. Donations can include: Quilts or Blankets, fabric to make quilts or a donation to buy items needed.  Everything is greatly appreciated. This is a non-profit group who just wants to show love and help for those in need.  If you have questions on where to donate please contact either Cindy Williams 828-208-2144 or Sarah Ray at 828-208-5551 or any member of Bible Baptist Church. 

Benefit Singing for Sid Honeycutt


There will be a Benefit Singing for Sid Honeycutt at Beans Creek Freewill Baptist Church Sunday October 26th at 2:00pm.   Singing will be The Strings of Faith and others. Everyone is welcome.

Fall Singing Jubilee


The Fall Singing Jubilee, hosted by Madison Health & Rehabilitation, will be held Sunday October 26th from 2:00pm-4:00pm and will feature The Fox Family, The Whitsons, The Thankful Hearts, and  The Loftis Family.  This is a free event. They will be accepting paper product donations for those families who are seeking a safe place to lifve through My Sister's Place. Madison Health & Rehabilitation is located at 345 Manor Road in Mars Hill.  For more information call 689-5200.

Revival with Rev. Dale Owens


New Hope Baptist Church will be having Revival beginning Monday Oct 27 with Rev Dale Owens preaching. Special singing each night everyone welcome. Services begin at 7:00 pm each night. Church is located 5 miles out of Spruce Pine off Hwy 19E on Hanging Rock Rd in the Ingalls community of Avery County. For more information call 765-2826.

Clothing Giveaway


There will be a clothing giveaway at Cub Creek Baptist Church in Bakersville Friday and Saturday October 31st and November 1st from 9:00am-1:00pm.

Donate Dresses for Low Income Girls at "Dream Makers" (Details)


Mitchell-Yancey Parrish Food Pantry New Schedule


The Mitchell-Yancey Parish Food Bank at Tipton Hill will be switching to their Winter Hours, 10:00am-11:30am, beginning Saturday, November 1st.

Potluck Supper for the Widow's Oil Fund


Pensacola Freewill Baptist Church will be having a Potluck Supper Saturday November 1st at 5:00pm.  There is no set price.  Donations are appreciated with proceeds going towards the Widow's Oil Fund.  For more information or directions call 208-1541.

Fall Mars Hill Homecoming Gospel Singing


It's time again for our fall Mars Hill Homecoming Gospel Singing sponsored in part by Yancey Funeral Services.  The singing will be held at 6 PM on Saturday, November 8th in the Moore Auditorium on Mars Hill University's Campus.  The singing will be featuring: The Primitive Quartet, Mountain Faith, The Simple Faith Quartet and Mountain Joy.  General admission will be $10.00 in advance if you come by the funeral home for tickets or you may get them at the door for $15.00.  Remember, children 12 and under are free!  Don't worry about parking because there will also be a shuttle service from the Builder's Express parking lot below the college and concessions will be available also at the singing.

Operation Christmas Child National Collection Week


The Operation Christmas Child National Collection Week will be November 17-24, 2014. Spruce Pine First Baptist Church, 125 Tappan St., Spruce Pine, NC, will be a Relay Box Drop-Off Center once again. The hours will be from 8:00 am - 6: pm each day.The Church Phone number is 828-765-9411 to contact for any further information or questions. Rodger and Nancy Hinshaw are the Co-Coordinators of the Center once again this year.

Full Gospel Food Pantry for Those In Need


The Full Gospel Food Pantry at South Toe Old Presbyterian Church will be open on Saturdays from 9:00am-12:00pm for those in need of food.  South Toe Old Presbyterian Church is located just past South Toe School Road. For more information call 284-0375.

The Full Gospel Food Pantry is asking for monetary dontations to help them buy the food from Manna Food Bank to help them feed hungry people in Yancey County.  Churches and individuals wishing to help with funding may send donations to Donna Randolph, Treasurer, P.O. Box 1832, Burnsville, NC 28714.

Food Closet


Mt. Carmel Baptist Church in Spruce Pine is now offering a Food Closet, open the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 1:00pm-3:00pm for people in need.  For more information call 765-4966

Food Ministry for the Needy of All Counties


 Paint Gap Baptist Church is doing a food ministry for the needy.  The only requirement is that you or someone you know needs food.  All counties are welcome.  Please call ahead for pickup time at 828-689-4841 or 828-206-4841.