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The library is now open to the public. Library hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday 9a.m. to 7p.m. Saturday hours are 10a.m. to 1p.m. If you are feeling sick...Read More

Food Giveaway at Mount Pleasant Food Pantry

The Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Food Pantry will be hosting a food giveaway Friday June 18th from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church at 129 Scronce Creek Road in Burnsville.  Anyone who wants...Read More

Free Food, Games, Inflatables & Devotion

Bear Creek Baptist Church invites you to come join them on Saturday July 10, 2021 for FREE Food, Devotion, Inflatables and Games. 12-2:30pm at two different locations. Riverside Park in Spruce Pine OR Gouge Elementary-Bakersville. Hosted by: Bear...Read More

Book Club Begins at The Orchard

The Orchard’s Book Club resumes. Beginning in June, the club, which was halted during the pandemic, will meet on the pavilion (adjacent to the red barn) on the third Wednesdays of every month at 11:00 AM. Books,...Read More

Parkway Playhouse Sumer Camps and Classes

Parkway Playhouse will be offering a variety of in-person summer camps and classes that cover a wide range of theatrical interests for the summer of 2021. Our Parkway Playwrights class will be held virtually. All in-person courses...Read More

The Orchard at Altapass Extends Hours

The Orchard at Altapass is now open five days a week, from Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with engaging orchard experiences and free, live music every weekend into October. All are invited to take...Read More

The Orchard at Altapass Begins Music and Dancing

Beginning on Saturday, June 5, the Olin Hefner Pavilion will become the “new” venue for music and dancing at the Orchard. Although the available accommodations are sparse, renovations will start this season and continue into next year....Read More

Wieland Awarded Toe River Arts Scholarship

Toe River Arts awards art scholarships each spring in amounts that range from $500 to $1000. Awards are given to a graduating high school senior or an adult continuing their education. Applicants must be from Yancey or...Read More

Parkway Playhouse 2021 Summer Camps and Classes

Parkway Playhouse is proud to announce our 2021 summer camps and classes! Parkway Playhouse will be offering a variety of in-person summer camps and classes that cover a wide range of theatrical interests. Our Parkway Playwrights class...Read More

Operation Fan Heat Relief

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ Division of Aging and Adult Services is partnering with the N.C. Area Agencies on Aging and local service providers to distribute fans to eligible recipients through Operation Fan Heat Relief May 1–Oct. 31. People...Read More

Judith vonRosen Carson

Judith vonRosen Carson, aged 81, of Little Switzerland, passed away on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at home with her husband by her side. Born on July 4, 1939 in Oakland County, MI, she was the daughter of...Read More

Sustainable Gardening Workshop Series

Home and community gardeners in Yancey and surrounding counties are invited to attend a series of free educational programs on the second Saturday of the month from 1-2 pm starting April 10th, 2021. The first workshop in...Read More

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Resource Guide

Partners Aligned Toward Health and the Mitchell Yancey Substance Abuse Task Force are happy to announce the release of the 2021 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Resource Guide. The Resource Guide contains valuable substance use and mental health resources located within Mitchell and Yancey...Read More

Grandfather Mountain 2021 Schedule of Events

Grandfather Mountain is taking outdoor fun to new heights with its 2021 calendar of events. With a mission to inspire conservation of the natural world by helping guests explore, understand and value the wonders of Grandfather Mountain,...Read More

Red Cross Needs Healthy Blood Donors

Record-breaking cold and winter storms across much of the U.S. has forced the cancellation of hundreds of American Red Cross blood drives in about 30 states and caused more than 15,000 blood and platelet donations to go...Read More

Electric Vehicle Charging on Grandfather Mountain

(PRESS RELEASE) In an effort to further its environmental stewardship, Grandfather Mountain State Park has installed two ChargePoint electric vehicle (EV) charging stations. The park announced the new installations in a press release, stating that one is...Read More

Yancey County Library Schedule

The library is now open to the public by appointment only. Only ten people will be allowed into the building at one time. All patrons visiting the library branches are required under Executive Order No. 147 to wear a cloth face covering....Read More

Sign Up Now For Christmas Trail of Lights

The Mitchell County Chamber of Commerce has Christmas on their minds these days.  The Chamber is excited to announce the second annual Mountain Christmas Trail of Lights The Trail of Lights will go from the Blue Ridge...Read More

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