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Connect @ Your Library

Library hours are Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9a.m. to 5p.m. Tuesday and Thursday 9a.m. to 7p.m. Saturday hours are 10a.m. to 1p.m. Donations: The library is accepting donations of relatively new, clean books. Please DO NOT leave donations...Read More

8th Annual Mayland Black Jar Honey Contest

Come out and help decided the best tasting honey in Mitchell, Avery and Yancey counties and help support the association’s mission to help bees and beekeepers in our tri-county area. WNC honey has won numerous international awards...Read More

13th Annual Justice Forum

Watch Party will be held at Cross Street Commerce Center, 31 Cross Street, Spruce Pine, NC 28777. This will be Pisgah’s 13th annual Justice Forum featuring Matthew Desmond, Pulitzer Prize Winner-Poverty Abolitionist-Bestselling Author OCTOBER 17, 2023- 6:30...Read More

Free Help with Wills & Powers of Attorney

FREE LEGAL SERVICES in AVERY, MITCHELL & YANCEY COUNTIES Free Help with Wills & Powers of Attorney For Low-income Homeowners & Low-Income Parents of Minor Children and Seniors who rent a home TO APPLY: Apply online at...Read More

Empty Bowls Tickets On Sale Now

Dig In! Yancey Community Garden invites everyone to celebrate another abundance-filled season of growing and sharing together at the annual Empty Bowls fundraiser on Friday, October 6 from 4 – 7pm at the Burnsville Town Center. Since...Read More

Community Resource Fair Held in Mitchell County

AMY Regional Library Director Amber Westall Brings shared books and resources for families available at the libraries in Mitchell County at the Community Resource Fair held at TRACTOR Food and Farms on September 14. TRACTOR Associate Director Michael...Read More

Get Quilt Tickets Now!

The 2023 MPQGOpportunity Quilt tickets are on sale now. You can purchase online at or from any guild member. The quilt is being displayed at Five Little Monkeys Fabric shop in Weaverville. This will be the...Read More

MEAD Making Workshop

The winner of the American Homebrewers Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award, Chris Frey, will be at the Center for Pioneer Life to teach others how to make the honey mead he loves. The workshop occurs from 1 to...Read More

Dig In! Annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser

Dig In! Yancey Community Garden invites everyone to celebrate another extraordinary season of growing and sharing together at our annual Empty Bowls fundraising dinner on October 6 at the Burnsville Town Center. Tickets to the event can...Read More

United Community Bank Gives Yancey Humane $1000

Christy Shuford, Assistant Branch Manager of United Community Bank, presented the Yancey County Humane Society with a check for $1000. The check was awarded by The United Community Foundation in recognition of World Animal Day grant....Read More

Farm City Day

This year N.C. Cooperative Extension, Yancey County Center will be hosting a Farm City Day Celebration. The event will take place October 7th from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on the Burnsville Town Square. Come out, bring the whole...Read More

2023 Yancey County 4-H Christmas Craft Show

The fourth annual Yancey County 4-H Christmas Craft Show will be held on Saturday, November 18th, 2023 from 9:00am – 2:00pm at the Burnsville Town Center. Get an early start on your Christmas shopping while supporting local...Read More

Toe Cane Beekeepers Meeting

Beekeeper Ashby Miller of Ashby Farms in Burlington, N.C., will speak to the Toe Cane Beekeepers Association about how he is developing what he calls “a better bee.”  He defines that as a line of varroa sensitive...Read More

Blankenship Family Thanks Public

We want to thank everyone for their help and support through this hard time of losing a loved one. We greatly appreciate the monetary donations, flowers, food, and most of all the prayers and continued prayers that...Read More

Old Timey Fall Festival

The Old Timey Fall Festival returns to the Burnsville Town Square on Saturday, September 30, 2023 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Residents and visitors alike can expect a good old-fashioned festival celebrating local heritage, just as...Read More

Benefit Singing for Celia Fox

There will Benefit singing for Celia Fox and family Saturday October 14 at 7pm at Patterson Branch Freewill Baptist Church. If you or your church would like to come sing please contact Tracie Wilson at 828 208...Read More

We Have a Winner!

This past weekend, we hosted our first-ever Appalachian Playwriting Festival featuring staged readings 3 scripts, directed by 3 directors, and performed by 14 actors. We also partnered with the Carolina Mountains Literary Festival for a special playwriting workshop they hosted...Read More

Conor Knighton To speak at Grandfather Mountain

randfather Mountain, the not-for-profit nature park run by the Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation, has announced that it is adding an additional Grandfather Presents speaker event to the 2023 series. Conor Knighton – CBS “Sunday Morning” correspondent and...Read More

Old Timey Fall Festival

The Old Timey Fall Festival will be held from 10 AM to 4 PM on Saturday, September 30, on the Burnsville Town Square. This family friendly festival will feature heritage crafts & demonstrations, kids’ rides and games,...Read More

Appalachian Playwriting Festival This Weekend!

Happening here at Parkway Playhouse on September 8-10, 2023, the Appalachian Playwriting Festival is a celebration of Appalachian Culture. It is a preservation of the stories, people, and traditions that make our community so wonderful. This festival is an...Read More

Connect Church 2024 Applications Now Open

Connect Church is a program offered by the NC Rural Center’s Faith in Rural Communities aimed at helping churches renew their faithful witness and connect with opportunities to improve the health and prosperity of their communities. It...Read More


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