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Toe Jam II Rocktoberfest Coming to Spruce Pine

The Mitchell County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the 2nd annual Toe Jam: Toe Jam II: Rocktoberfest! The oneday, all-inclusive music festival takes place Saturday October 24 at Riverside Park Spruce Pine, NC. Located in...Read More

Semi-Annual Carport Sale

The Burnsville Lions Club will conduct their semi-annual carport sale on Friday, August 7th and Saturday August 8th from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm each day.  The address is 217 Ramsey Street.  Phone 828-682-7498 for more information. ...Read More

The Orchard Partners With Penland School

If you drove by Keith Moir’s Spruce Pine studio during the last month, you would find him with either a jigsaw or paintbrush in hand. It’s all part of a collaboration between the Orchard at Altapass and...Read More

Rural Transportation Meeting

The Rural Transportation Coordinating Committee (RTCC) and the Rural Transportation Advisory Committee (RTAC) of the High Country RPO will hold virtual Zoom meetings on Wednesday, August 19, 2020. The RTCC will meet at 10:00 AM and the...Read More

2nd Annual Founder’s Day Golf Tournament

It is almost time for the 2nd Annual Founders Day Golf Tournament at the Grassy Creek Golf Course. This tournament is a Fundraiser for the Billy Graham Evangelical Association and Samaritan’s Purse Ministries. Dr. Graham played the...Read More

Artists Can Apply for Grants

Artists in all disciplines are eligible to apply for grants to support their professional and artistic development through a program of the North Carolina Arts Council. North Carolina’s statewide network of local arts councils is accepting applications...Read More

Yancey Cattleman’s Association Meeting

The Yancey County Cattleman’s Association will meet on July 21st at 6:30 pm in the Yancey Senior center parking lot. A light meal will be provided. Following the meal David Davis Yancey County Cooperative Extension’s Director will...Read More

Presentation of Hero Quilts on Town Square

The Mountain Piecemakers Quilt Guild honored our local veterans by presenting them with a quilt in patriotic colors and machine quilted by the members.  Due to the need for social distancing, the quilt presentations were on July...Read More

Celebrate the 4th Safely and Responsibly

As we prepare to celebrate our nation’s birth, keep in mind this holiday may be difficult for those who struggle with alcohol use. If any friends or family who struggle with alcohol use are joining you for...Read More

Toecane Peeps Show Judges Announce 2020 Winners

Silvia Ferrari-Palmer and Andy Palmer, owners of InTandem Gallery in Bakersville, NC, and judges of the Toecane Peeps Show 2020, have announced the winners of the show which closed May 9. “Peeps with a Purpose,” was held...Read More

Free Reusable Face Coverings for Some Organizations

In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the federal government launched “Project America Strong” to distribute reusable cotton face coverings in support of critical infrastructure areas across the country. The face coverings provided by FEMA are 100% cotton and...Read More

Carolina Mountains Literary Festival Cancelled

he 2020 Carolina Mountains Literary Festival scheduled for September has been cancelled. What makes the Festival special is the small venues which allow conversations. For the safety of the authors, attendees and our community, the Board made...Read More

Rural Transportation Meeting

The Rural Transportation Coordinating Committee (RTCC) and the Rural Transportation Advisory Committee (RTAC) of the High Country RPO will hold virtual Zoom meetings on Wednesday, June 17, 2020. The RTCC will meet at 10:00 AM and the...Read More

The Rhododendron Cruisers Car Shows 2020

The Rhododendron Cruisers have announced the schedule for their 2020 Season. As always, free admission. Cars, trucks, jeeps and bikes are all welcome. Rhododendron Cruisers Car Shows will again this year be at: Mineral City Oil Company...Read More

Yancey County Hyper-Reach

Hyper-Reach connects citizens to Emergency Announcements and Alerts.  You must register to receive alerts. When registering you can choose how alerts are received, by email, text, phone call.  Use this link to sign up. ...Read More

Update from Mitchell Yancey Substance Abuse Task Force

Good morning all, hope you are looking forward to a restful weekend! Below are some important updates on virtual services: Home Remedies – Community Options Addressing Pain and Stress:Classes continue this Saturday, May 16 at 10am with Margot Rossi...Read More

Spruce Pine Cancellations & Closures

Yesterday afternoon (05/13/2020) the Town of Spruce Pine and Spruce Pine Main Street announced on social media a number of Cancellations and Closures of activities planned for this summer in Spruce Pine. The Town announced that there...Read More

COVID-19 and Library Services Update

The AMY Regional Library System will remain closed to the public until further notice. Library staff will be available by phone and email beginning May 11, 2020. We are taking a cautious step forward, following all necessary health...Read More

Don’t Forget the Census

Since most folks are spending more time than usual at home it may be a good time to fill out the 2020 Census information that should be in your mailbox. If you haven’t received Census information or...Read More

Real Time Access to Veterans’ Healthcare

VA Video connect allows veterans and their caregivers to quickly and easily meet with health care providers through live video on any computer, tablet or mobile device with an internet connection.  You can learn more at the...Read More

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