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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. 

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. 

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)

Burnsville Chevrolet Live Broadcast

Mike and Bruce during the LIVE broadcast Friday morning at Burnsville Chevrolet during their "Pet Adoption Event" with the Yancey Humane Society.

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)

Mountain Community Acupuncture & Healing Arts Presentation

On Thursday, April 9, members of the Rotary Club of Spruce Pine received a presentation by Jade Pierce, of Mountain Community Acupuncture & Healing Arts , who was introduced by Rotarian Janie DeVos. Ms. Pierce has studied and practiced Chinese medicine for over twenty years. She gave a brief overview of Chinese medicine, noting that the Chinese were the first to use immunizations for smallpox in (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)

Knife & Fork Restaurant Recognized

The Knife & Fork Restaurant in Spruce Pine is once again gaining attention as a top restaurant. Knife & Fork made a couple of lists this month featuring top restaurants in North Carolina. Our State Magazine featured Knife & Fork as one of the top 7 farm to table restaurants to visit this Spring.  Check it out here: (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.