Latest Updates

Death Investigation Underway

The Burnsville Police Department received a call around 11:30 p.m. Sunday night to perform a welfare check at an apartment at 20 Green Mountain Drive.   Officers had difficulty getting a response from anyone at the residence for several minutes although they could detect signs that someone was present inside the apartment.  After several minutes a male subject exited the apartment alone.  ...(more)

Yancey Advancement Foundation COVID Grants

On 25 February 2021 the Yancey Advancement Foundation, Inc. (a 501(c)(3) Community Development Nonprofit affiliated with the Yancey County Economic Development Commission) announced further investments made from its COVID-19 Relief Fund to support efforts to combat the pandemic in our community and to support the ongoing vaccination effort. A supply of 2,000 masks purchased by the Yancey ...(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) Free:             3 washer boxes full of dry kindling, free to anyone who’ll come get it and haul it away themselves…call 208-1552 March 1, 2021 For Sale:     GE upright freezer, 14 cu.ft., ...(more)

Mitchell Sheriff’s Report 2/20 – 2/28/21

Arrest: Betty Jo Webb, 54 of 4076 Three Mile Rd., Spruce Pine, NC. Deputy W. Hobson arrested Webb for misdemeanor probation violation and defrauding a drug screen. She was issued $5,000.00 bond and scheduled to appear in court on 3/24/2021. Justin Michael Carpenter, 31 of 10 Smiley Way, Bakersville, NC. Deputy J. Masters arrested Carpenter for Felony simple possession. He was issued $5,000.00 ...(more)

North Carolina Tops in Nation for Vaccination People 65 & Older

Kaiser Family Foundation ranks North Carolina as first in the nation for vaccinating the largest share of its 65 and older population at 49%. This rate does not include those in long-term care facilities. “Our goal is to administer vaccine quickly and equitably and I’m proud of the work our providers are doing to protect North Carolina’s most vulnerable population,” said ...(more)

Burnsville Town Meeting Agenda 3/4

Comprehensive Land Use Plan,  can be found at:  https://townofburnsville.org/wp-content/uploads/Burnsville-Comprehensive-Land-Use-Plan-Draft.pdf.   3-4-21-Council-Agenda-Packet ...(more)