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Yancey Fund Grant Program Open for Applications

The 2021 cycle of The Yancey Fund grant program is now open for applications. The Yancey Fund seeks to improve the quality of life in Yancey County by supporting projects that benefit its communities and residents. Grants of $2,500 to $10,000 are available to nonprofit organizations and public agencies for charitable purposes, including programmatic and capital needs, as well as equipment and ...(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) January 19, 2021 For Sale:     2014 Chrysler 300, dark red, tan leather interior, V6, 90,000 miles. Car is in very good condition. Runs great. Gets great gas mileage…call 828-385-3085 Wanted:      To ...(more)

Mitchell Sheriff’s Report 1/8 – 16/21

Arrest: David Williams, 31 of 14080 Hwy 215, Fort McCoy, FL. Deputy A. Duncan, arrested Williams for misdemeanor larceny and resisting public officer. He was issued $3,500.00 bond and scheduled to appear in court on 2/24/2021. Heather Hoilman Cormican, 44 of 15 Boone St. Spruce Pine, NC. Deputy M. Hylemon arrested Cormican for misdemeanor larceny, larceny by price tag changing. She is scheduled ...(more)

Lost: English Shepherd Dog

An English shepherd is missing, last seen in Hamrick, South Toe area,. Its tan and white, looks like a collie, and is a bit skittish around strangers, but then very friendly. Its name is Scout and its wearing a collar and is micro-chipped.  A $250 reward is being offered. Call Catherine at 828-318-2235. ...(more)

Yancey and Mitchell County COVID-19 Deaths

TOE RIVER HEALTH DISTRICT PRESS RELEASE Ledger, NC: Mitchell County Health Department, a part of Toe River Health District, was notified of two CoVID-19 associated deaths. This brings the total number of deaths in Mitchell County to twenty-five. The individuals were in their 90’s. To protect the family’s privacy no further information about the patient will be released. Yancey County ...(more)