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Mitchell Youth Wrestling

Mitchell Youth Wrestling is NOW REGISTERING for the 2021-22 Season! Boys and girls grades K-5 are invited to come join us for FUN, FITNESS, and FRIENDSHIP ! Session 1 practices will begin October 28th at Mitchell HS. Practices will be Mondays and Thursdays 6-7:30pm. CLICK HERE to print the form here online, or pick one up at local area schools. ...(more)

Rice Sentenced As Habitual Felon

DISTRICT ATTORNEY PRESS RELEASE In May of 2019, Donia Rice was charged with Larceny from Price’s Creek General Store.  When the District Attorney’s Office reviewed the case, the charges were upgraded to Felony Habitual Larceny and Habitual Felon because of Ms. Rice’s prior criminal record.  Ms. Rice had 15 prior convictions for larceny and 24 prior felony convictions. On Easter Weekend ...(more)

Yancey County Felony Arrest Report 9/23 – 10/20/21

Jennifer Nicole Fowler, 33 of Burnsville was arrested on 09/24/2021 and charged with (3) Counts Felony Failure to Appear on Felony. Justin Morgan Barr, 29 of Morganton, NC was arrested on 09/25/2021 and charged with Felony Possession Schedule I Controlled Substance. Eric Andrew Webster, 22 of Burnsville was arrested on 10/03/2021 and charged with Felony Larceny of Motor Vehicle and Felony ...(more)

Found: Gray Heritage Cougar Pullover

A gray Under Armor Mountain Heritage Cougar pullover was found after the Mountain Heritage JV football game at Madison. It appears to be a coaches jacket.  Contact Tim at 284-0491. ...(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)

Laura Herndon to Join CFWNC

The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina is pleased to announce that Laura Herndon, an attorney and skilled advancement officer, will join the staff as Vice President, Development, on November 1, 2021. Since 2013, Herndon has worked for UNC Asheville in a variety of roles, most recently serving as Associate Vice Chancellor, External and University Relations, a leadership position with ...(more)

New Owner for Spruce Pine Chevrolet Buick GMC

Congratulations to Ali Talebi on the purchase of Spruce Pine Chevrolet Buick GMC in Spruce Pine, NC! Ali is shown here (from left) with Jay Palassis with GM Financial, General Motors Zone Manager Edward Bailey (Ali) and Ralph Vines, President of Advanced DMS who Co-Brokered the transaction. ...(more)