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Dig In! to Compost This Year

This month, Dig In! Yancey Community Garden announces the launch of a new community composting initiative. The local nonprofit organization is best known for growing and sharing food so that everyone can eat well. Thanks to a grant by the Mountain Air Community Fund, this spring they will build composting infrastructure at the primary Dig In garden in West Yancey. The system will be a place to ...(more)

Mountain Community Health Partnership Announces Acquisition of 105 Acres for Expansion Project

Mountain Community Health Partnership (MCHP), a leading healthcare provider in Mitchell and Yancey Counties, announces the acquisition of 105 acres for its expansion project. The newly acquired land will be the future site of an integrated health clinic providing expanded primary care, behavioral health, and dental services and will serve as MCHP’s headquarters. Anticipated to break ...(more)


News From Congressman Chuck Edwards

Secretary Mayorkas has failed to fulfill his oath of his office and has failed the American people. I receive calls from concerned WNC citizens every day regarding our nation’s border crisis. Border states aren’t the only places suffering the consequences of an open border. The growing crisis is affecting our whole country, including communities in our mountains. Impeaching a cabinet ...(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. 0246) (Lost and Found Items page is here) Due to liability we are no longer posting gun sales. 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 ...(more)

Charges Filed Following Spruce Pine Walmart Incident

The Spruce Pine Police Department is reporting a person was charged with trespassing and resisting arrest after an incident at Walmart in spruce Pine, this past Friday. Officials said police were called to the store about 8 p.m. but they provided few details other than to say an individual was arrested and charged with one count of trespassing and three counts of resisting arrest. In a Facebook ...(more)