Latest Updates

Season Passes Available at Mitchell High School

Season passes to all sports events at Mitchell High School are now available to purchase at Mitchell High School and at all football games.  Cost is $65 for Senior Citizens, $85 for adults or $80 each if purchasing for 2 adults, and $40 for students. This allows access to all regular season games for all sports at Mitchell High School (playoffs require separate ticket purchase as per NCHSAA ...(more)

Bike Night Now at Rio’s Mexican Restaurant

Bike Night is held every Friday night at Rio’s Mexican Restaurant, near the South Main Street/19 E  intersection, from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm.  For more information call Travis Briggs at 828-317-7946 or Kyler at 828-317-7961. ...(more)

Swap Shop Items

b (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)

Found: Male Mixed Breed Dog

A small male mix breed dog has been found on Possum  Trot Road in Yancey County. For more information call Joey at 828-678-0782. ...(more)

August at The Orchard

August is in full apple mode right now. The first apples have ripened and are rapidly disappearing, second picking just begun, and then there’s no stopping until all the apples are gone in late October. Guided U-Pick continues Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday, 10 to 4. One of the highlights of the season happens this month—a special book signing in the red barn on Saturday, August 13, from ...(more)

More Internet Funding for Avery County

According to Carolina Public Press, internet access is officially on its way to nearly 2,000 homes in Western North Carolina that currently lack a stable connection.  Clay and Avery counties have been officially awarded funding through North Carolina’s Growing Rural Economies with Access to Technology, or GREAT, grant. A total of more than $23.4 million in state grants will go to 12 North ...(more)

Yancey EDC Entrepreneurship Grant for Faith, Family, Health PLLC

“I’m pleased to announce a grant made through Yancey EDC’s Downtown Entrepreneurship Assistance Program was awarded to Faith Family Health, PLLC, a new family healthcare clinic located in downtown Burnsville on Academy Street” said Yancey County Economic Development Director, Jamie McMahan.  Since its inception the Yancey County Economic Development Commission’s Downtown ...(more)

SIZZLIN’ SUMMER SERIES – Inflatable Waterslide and Community Clinic

Summer is heating up, but you can cool down Saturday the 13th at the next Sizzlin’ Summer Series event on the Town Square from 10 am to noon!  The Sizzlin’ Summer Series brings active, entertaining, family-friendly events to town every Saturday to enjoy community and camaraderie throughout the summer. This week we’re bringing back a crowd favorite to beat the heat. Slide, cool off, and ...(more)