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4-H Beekeeping Club Interest Meeting

A 4-H Beekeeping Club Interest Meeting will be held Saturday November 9th from 9:00 am – 11:30 am at the Mitchell Senior Center. Are you interested in learning more about honey bees? Ever wondered how honey is made or the inner workings of a hive? Come join us for an information session with games, crafts, light refreshments, honey testing, and door prizes. Families will attend sessions ...(more)

Bomb Threat Tuesday at Madison Middle School

Students from two Madison County schools were moved Tuesday morning, October 14 to the Madison County Sheriff’s office due to a “safety concern.” According to reports,  the students were moved after a bomb threat was found written on a wall in the Madison  Middle School’s  girl’s bathroom. Authorities acted to move the students from both Madison Middle School ...(more)

Poor Man’s Supper

Mount Zion United Methodist at 12 Franklintown Road in Spruce Pine across from the entrance to Mayland Community College will be having a Poor Man’s Supper Saturday, October 19th from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm.  Dine on soup beans, mashed potatoes, corn bread, cole slaw, and dessert. Cost is a donation. ...(more)

Liberty Chapel Church To Honor Veterans

We at Liberty Chapel Church,  would like to invite all veterans and their families, to attend service in your honor, on Saturday November 9th, 2019 at 5pm, at 722 Lower Browns Creek Rd Burnsville NC 28714. We have prepared a barbecue supper with sides and desserts immediately following.  This is our way of saying thank you! ...(more)

Aldridge Eye Institute Welcomes An Additional Doctor

Aldridge Eye Institute welcomes Dr. Thuc Moore, who will be joining Dr. Charles Aldridge and Dr. Jennifer Smith in providing excellent eye care for their valued patients! Dr. Thuc Moore was born in Melbourne, Australia and grew up in the town of Fort Mill, SC. She received her undergraduate degree at the College of Charleston in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She graduated summa ...(more)

Spruce Pine Man Arrested in McDowell County

Lt. Jason Cook of the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office charged 45 year old Bryan Shawn Ollis, of Phillips Road in Spruce Pine, with possession of methamphetamine. At 1:20 a.m. on Tuesday, October 1st, Cook was on U.S. 70 West when he spotted Ollis driving a vehicle. Lt. Cook knew Ollis didn’t have a valid driver’s license. Cook stopped the automobile, and a search revealed 1.9 grams of ...(more)