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Wanted Info on Armed Robbery; Cash Reward

Detectives with the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office need the public’s help identifying the trio of men that held up a Sugar Hill store on Wednesday, Nov. 14. At approximately 10:30 p.m., deputies responded to Dollar General, at 9180 Sugar Hill Road, where it was reported that three males entered the store near closing time. One brandished a gun and forced the two employees to open the safe ...(more)

Bailey Mountain Cloggers To Hold Christmas Performance and Silent Auction

Fresh off their 27th national championship, Mars Hill University’s Bailey Mountain Cloggers are preparing for their annual Christmas performance and silent auction. The dance troupe will take over Moore Auditorium for the events on Saturday, December 1, 2018. The auction begins at 3 p.m. and the performance at 5 p.m. Tickets for the performance are five dollars, with proceeds going to ...(more)

Connect @ Your Library

ONGOING EVENTS: BOOK CLUB: The club meets every 3rd Wednesday of the month @ 10am. The book for December is Wild Comfort by Kathleen Dean Moore. STORY TIME: Now on Thursdays at 11:00AM with stories and movement activities for the kids. No Story Time this week due to Thanksgiving. The next session is on Nov.29. LEGO BLOCK PARTY: Thursdays @ 3pm and Saturdays @ 10am. We supply the LEGOs. Kids ...(more)

Lost: Low Rider Pit Mix

A Red Low Rider Pit cross is missing from Pilgrims Lane off Shoal Creek in Yancey County.  It’s very friendly with white marking on his chest, neck and face. It’s name is “Rudy”, and it’s wearing a medium Blue Collar. Last seen 11/14/18.  If you’ve found him or have any information please call Jacqui at 239-289-1189. ...(more)