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Drive-Up Food Giveaway

The drive up food distribution will be held again at Micaville Presbyterian church on Friday, June 2 from 10 am to 11am.  This is a joint mission of  Grassy Creek, Newdale, and Micaville Presbyterian Churches.  No paperwork is required, just drive up to the side entrance and we will load a box of food. ...(more)

Sizzlin’ Summer Series Rock Climbing Adventure

Adventure calls at this weekend’s Healthy Yancey Sizzlin’ Summer Series event. The series has 12 weeks of fun, family-friendly, free physical activity opportunities. We invite kids, families, and community members of all ages and skill levels to join us on Saturday, June 3rd from 10:00 am-2:00 pm on the Burnsville Town Square. Come try your hand at rock climbing on the Town Square! ...(more)

High Peaks Leads Yellow Mountain Hike June 2

Join the NC High Peaks Trail Association for a strenuous hike over a spectacular section of the Appalachian Trail between Carvers Gap and Yellow Mountain on Friday, June 2. This 7-mile outing is only for fit, experienced hikers. The route traverses Jane’s Bald near Carver’s Gap, and the group will take a side trip to Grassy Ridge Bald to enjoy the stunning views. Meet at the Rose’s ...(more)

Mountain Piecemakers Meet June 13

Mountain Piecemakers Quilt Guild will meet in the Burnsville Town Center on Tuesday  June 13 at 6 pm for social time, with business meeting at 6:30. Our speaker for this meeting is Carole Carter, who writes a creative arts and lifestyle blog called From My Carolina Home. Her program is called “Scrap Dancing.”  Carole is the pattern designer of the Scrap Dance series, and she also creates ...(more)

Give Keith A Good Leg To Stand On

We are a small community, but when one of us falls we pick them up. One of ours, Keith Stewart, needs our help. Many of you know Keith. His family goes back generations in Mitchell County. His Dad, Carl “Moochie” Stewart had strong ties to the Moose Lodge, and Moochie and Keith’s stepmother, Sue, ran the Mountain View for years. Keith survived throat cancer last year. He met that ...(more)

Mitchell Sheriff’s Report 5/21 – 5/28/23

(Press Release from Mitchell County Sheriff’s Department.  Everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty.) Arrest: William Dyer, 43 of Spruce Pine, NC. Deputy D. Keppers arrested Dyer for felony probation violations, felony drug charges and misdemeanor drug charges. He was issued $45,000.00 bond and scheduled to appear in court on 5/31/2023. Adam Stewart, 33 of Bakersville, NC. ...(more)

Swap Shop Items

(If you would like to submit an item for the “Swap Shop” use the form here To submit an item by phone call 828-682-3510 ext. 442) (Lost and Found Items page is here) Submitted items stay on the website for one month unless deleted by the person who submitted the item. All submitted items are in rotation on the radio programs for one week and expire one week from the air date ...(more)

Found: Cat

Found: Orange cat. Very friendly. Green Mountain/ Ridge Road area. Call 828-200-9012 and leave a message. ...(more)