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Basics of Christmas Tree Production Meeting

Christmas trees have been a mainstay for the local agricultural community for decades.  In recent years the demand has outpaced the supply and the future of the industry looks bright.  Yancey County Cooperative Extension will be conducting...Read More

Task Force Update; Home Remedies Session Link

Tomorrow, Saturday, April 4 at 10am, Home Remedies is hosting  “Surfing the Winds of Change—Resources to be Resilient in challenging times.” Margot Rossi, M.Ac and Mindfulness Educator and Jeff Spargo, MDiv and Substance Prevention Educator, will be hosting...Read More

Parkway Playhouse Responds To Crisis

As an organization whose heart and soul is about bringing people together, the pandemic is challenging us in many ways and we are adapting to those challenges as best we can. In times like these, it is...Read More

Burnsville Town Center Event Update

We would first like to send out our hope that everyone is safe and healthy.  We’re extremely grateful to all of the promoters, families and individuals that have been so kind and understanding as we work through...Read More

Yancey County Courthouse

Yancey County Courthouse Services will be by appointment only beginning on Monday, April 6, 2020. The Yancey County Courthouse will operate on a normal schedule and staff will be available to assist you. ***Please call and make...Read More

How to Help Feed-A-Child WNC

Feed-A-Child Yancey provides  healthy snacks to kids who are on free or reduced lunches during the school week but then have little or nothing to eat over the weekends. They package the snacks in grocery-type bags and...Read More

Task Force Updates

Below are few important announcements: 1. Just In: The President’s proposed budget request reduces the amount of funding for the Drug Free Communities Grant and the recent transition of DFC from the Office of National Drug Control Policy...Read More

Substance Abuse Task Force Update

Good morning Task Force Members, Thank you to all who attended our meeting yesterday in Spruce Pine. We are truly thankful to Toe River Arts for hosting us last minute after the HCA room cancellation. Task Force...Read More

Riddlefest 2020!

The Traditional Voices Group is pleased to announce that singer-songwriter Amythyst Kiah will headline the 2020 RiddleFest Concert on June 20. The Griffith Chapel Singers begin the evening with a few old-time gospel songs followed by the...Read More

Apple Tree Pruning Workshop

Want to learn how to prune and train those apple trees in your yard or brush up on your pruning skills? If so, then come out to Shady Lane Farm, 311 Arbuckle Road, Burnsville, NC at 1:00...Read More

Grandfather Mountain 2020 schedule of events

A new decade brings new experiences for guests to enjoy at Grandfather Mountain in 2020. With a mission to inspire conservation of the natural world by helping guests explore, understand and value the wonders of Grandfather Mountain,...Read More

Kid’s for Christ Food Pantry

The Neighbors Feeding Neighbors Food Ministry has started a “Kids for Christ” food pantry.  Any child or family with children can now stop by the ministry at 1353 Roan Road in Spruce Pine any Monday or Tuesday...Read More

Burnsville/Yancey Chamber of Commerce Seeking Volunteers

Burnsville/Yancey County Chamber of Commerce is seeking Volunteers!  We are currently seeking volunteers to assist at the reception desk at the Burnsville/Yancey County Visitor Center. These individuals will have one half-day set schedule each week.  Volunteer will...Read More

Park Ranger Program on Building a Fire

Grandfather Mountain State Park will be offering free Park Ranger Program called “To Build a Fire” Saturday, December 21st from 2:00 pm -3:00 pm in the Profile Parking area at 4198 Highway 80 South in Banner Elk,...Read More

Arthur Morgan School Scholarship Benefit

AMS Scholarship Benefit is Friday, November 22, 2019 at the Burnsville Town Center starting at 6 pm. Some highlights of the event include: The Holiday Marketplace with over 170 art objects priced under $100, plus certificates for...Read More

2019 Tree of Life Ceremony

The 2019 Tree of Life Ceremony will be held on Tuesday, October 29th at 6:00 pm on the campus of AB Tech in Marshall, NC.  The Tree of Life Ceremony is hosted for the community by Madison...Read More

2020 WNC AgOptions Informational Session

A 2020 WNC AgOptions Informational Session will be held Tuesday October 1st from 6:00 pm -7:30 pm at the Avery County Cooperative Extension Center at 661 Vale Road in Newland, NC. This is an informational meeting about...Read More

Double Island Band Perform Free Concert

The Double Island Band will be performing Friday August 23rd from 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm at the Ice Cream Deck in Micaville.  People are welcome to bring their classic cars and a lawn chair and enjoy...Read More

57th Annual Fall Naturalists Rally

The 57th Annual Roan Mountain Fall Naturalist Rally will be held a little before Labor Day this year, from Aug. 30 to Sept. 1 at the state park and surrounding grounds. Reservations are now being accepted. Registration...Read More

Feed-a-Child Event in Burnsville

Yancey County Feed-a-Child held a food and fund raising event at Beverly-Hanks in Burnsville on Thursday afternoon.  If you would like to help Feed-a-Child here are some  Suggested items: Microwave popcorn. Microwave instant oatmeal. Microwave mac and cheese....Read More

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