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)

Disabled American Veterans Fundraiser

The Disabled American Veterans are doing a fundraiser to help purchase a van to transport veterans to the VA hospitals in Asheville and Johnson City. Anyone who would like to help may send donations to  DAV, P.O. Box 868, Burnsville, NC 28714 or if you have questions call Jerry Miller, Commander, at 678-9369 or 208-2486.

2014 Fall Camp Meeting (Details)

Church Yard Sale

The Estatoe Church of God will be having a yard sale Saturday, Aug. 23th at 8:00. Come out and find some great bargains.

McKinney Family Reunion

The McKinney family reunion will be held Saturday August 23rd at 11:30am at Church of God on Altapass in Spruce Pine. Enjoy a potluck lunch and fellowship with your extended family.

Bake Sale and Yard Sale at Pensacola Methodist Church

There will be a Bake Sale and Yard Sale at the Pensacola UMC on Saturday, August 23rd from 8am-1pm.  Sausage biscuits and coffee will be available as well as homemade baked goods.  All proceeds from the sale go to support the projects of the M & M’s Christian Women’s group. For more information contact 682-3896.

Barbecue Fundraiser

The Church of God of Prophecy will be having a barbecue fundraiser on Saturday August 23rd starting at 12:00 noon until all is gone.  Plates will be $10 with barbecue, coleslaw, baked beans, homemade desserts, roll and drink.  Sandwiches and a drink will be available for $5.  The church is located on Meadow Road in Burnsville beside the Holcombe Brothers Cemetery.

Birthday Celebration & Prayer Service

Little Betty Green wants to invite her family & friends to celebrate her 68th birthday at her home at 23 Twilight Way, Upper White Oak Road on Saturday August 23rd at 2:00pm.  You can drop by or stay for birthday dinner, and bring a covered dish to share.  Also Budge and Ida Deyton has a prayer meeting in the home.  Anyone is welcome to stay or come back for prayer service at 7:00pm.

4th Saturday Night Singing at Laurel Valley Church

Laurel Valley Church will be having their regular 4th Saturday Night Singing Saturday August 23rd at 6:00PM. Singing will be Living Waters, Luke Chandler and others.  All singers and listener are welcome.

Joe Willis: The One Man Quartet to Sing at Spruce Pine First FWB

Joe Willis: The One Man Quartet from Valdese, NC will be singing at the First Freewill Baptist Church in Spruce Pine, NC Saturday August 23rd at 7:00pm.  Pastor Ralph Hedrick and the congregation welcome all to attend.

Decoration Day at North Cove Baptist Church

North Cove Baptist Church decoration day Sunday August 24, 204. Potluck lunch after service.

1st Annual Charlie McKinney Family Reunion

The first annual Charlie McKinney Family Reunion will be held Sunday August 24th from 1:00pm-5:00pm at the Orchard at Altapass, hosted by The Orchard at Altapass and the Mitchell County Historical Society.  All descendents of Charlie McKinney are invited to come meet their extended family and share their family stories discuss their family tree. Lacey Stewarts Barbecue Catering Service will be there and The Orchard will have bluegrass and country music. A professional photographer will be there and shirts will be on sale.  For more information call 765-2362.

Back-to-School Bible School

Bible Baptist Church will be having a back to school Bible School Monday, August 25th through Friday, August 29th with registration Monday at 6:00pm. There will be a meal provided each night at 6:00 with classes to follow from 7:00 till 8:30. Everyone is invited to come be with us for all the activities.

Toe River Christian Homeschoolers Parent Meeting

The Toe River Christian Homeschoolers will be holding a Parent Meeting on Tuesday August 26th at 7:00pm at Shoal Creek Baptist Church in Burnsville.  If you would like information about signing up for their co-op class sessions or would like to find out more about home schooling you're invited to join them.

Wednesday Night "Live Jesus" Program

Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church on Scronce Creek Road will begin their "Wednesday Night Live Jesus Program" Wednesday August 27th from 6:30pm-8:00pm.  They meet every Wednesday night, unless school in Yancey County is closed.  Ages are preschool through high school.  Vans will run.  If you need transportation please call the church at 678-9389 and leave a message with your name and address.  Everyone is welcome.

Revival with Bro. B.P. Boyle

Sullins Branch Baptist Church in Spruce Pine will be in revival beginning Sunday August 31st at 4:00pm and continuing through the week at least through Wednesday and hopefully through the end of the week at 7:30pm.  Brother B.P. Boyle will be preaching. Pastor Ken Jenkins and the congregation welcome all to attend.

Jubilee at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church

The Pleasant Valley Baptist Church Jubilee will beging Monday September 1st at 7:00pm and continue through Thursday September 4th with services at 10:00am and 7:00pm.  Bro. Joe Arthur will preach the evening services and preachers will be called from the floor to preach the morning services.  For more information call Pastor Jimbo Seaton at (828)536-4956 or (865)382-2490.

Jacks Creek Baptist Church Homecoming

On Sunday September 7th, Jacks Creek Baptist Church will celebrate homecoming and decoration day.  All former members, friends and visitors are invited to attend.  Sunday school will begin at 10:00am, preaching will begin at 11:00am, and will be followed by a covered dish lunch in the Fellowship Building. Visits to the cemetery and decoration will follow lunch.

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

Toe River Christian Homeschoolers Fall Co-Op Class Session

The Toe River Christian Homeschoolers (TRCH) group is pleased to announce that their fall co-op class session will be held at the Burnsville Town Center starting in late September!  Their enrichment classes are open to homeschoolers in the Yancey and Mitchell County area for grades K-12. The classes will include Zoology, NC State History, Art, Geography, Literature and Writing/Grammar.  If you would like more information about these classes, the costs and their other activities, feel free to contact them at or find them on Facebook.

Octoberfest (Details)

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.

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.