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Safe Shopping Tips For The Holidays

The holiday season is right around the corner and shoppers are crowding stores and shopping online for the latest gadgets and to find the best deals,” said Sheriff Shane Hilliard of Yancey County. Shoppers also need to consider their...Read More

Pisgah Legal Services Offers Help to Mitchell Residents

Staff Attorney Joe Mouer, (left) of Pisgah Legal Services visited the staff of Mitchell County Department of Social Services, including Assessments/Investigations Social Worker Lisa Scott (right) to share how he and his colleagues can help Mitchell, Yancey...Read More

SHIIP Counseling about Medicare Plans

SHIIP can help find the best Medicare Prescription Drug Plan or Medicare Advantage Plan for you! There’s still time to evaluate your plan and see what’s new for 2023!  The deadline for assistance is December 7, 2022....Read More

Friends of the Library Pizza Party

Please join us for the Friends of the Library Pizza Party! Free for Friends, and yearly membership is just $10. Come by to learn more about how you can support the Spruce Pine Public Library through fundraising,...Read More

Holly Jolly Christmas Extravaganza

West Burnsville Church of God will be hosting A Holly Jolly Christmas Extravaganza on December 9th, 5pm-9pm, at the Burnsville Town Center. (Free) The Holly Jolly Christmas Extravaganza will feature a toy shop, hot chocolate, candy bar,...Read More

Toys for Tots Local Collection Site

Edward Jones office at 117 West Main Street in Burnsville is the local drop off location for the Marine Corps Reserves’ Toys for Tots Program toy drive.  Drop off a new, unwrapped toy during regular business hours...Read More

Annual Gingerbread House Contest

Mitchell County Public Library is hosting their 9th annual Gingerbread House Contest. Entries will be accepted from November 21 through December 12. Each house must be made from edible materials....Read More

Meet Us at the Manger Exhibit

“Meet Us at the Manger” will be presented at Burnsville First Baptist Church Friday December 9th from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm.  “Meet Us at the Manger” is a candlelight nativity exhibit that will be held in...Read More

Shop Small Saturday in Yancey County

Saturday, November 26 is Shop Small Saturday. Businesses all over Yancey County will have special sales to kick off the holiday shopping season. The Burnsville-Yancey Chamber of Commerce reminds you to Shop Small, Shop Local, Shop Yancey...Read More

Senior Center Yard Sale

Mitchell County Senior Center will have a yard sale in their library from 9 am til 1 pm on Thursday  November 17. One day only, most clothing items are $1, some Christmas decorations too. Senior Center is...Read More

20th Annual West Burnsville Christmas Pageant

Don’t miss the story of Jesus presented in music and drama December 1-4 at West Burnsville Baptist Church. Mark your calendars! The West Burnsville Christmas Pageant is back! Plan now to attend “Noel”, the 20th Annual West...Read More

New Exhibit By Artist Kent Paulette

Artist Kent Paulette has a new exhibit of artwork at Burnsville Health & Nutrition.  Paulette is known for his large colorful paintings of wildlife and nature. His 10-foot-wide by 7½-foot-tall bear painting hangs permanently on the wall...Read More

Food Pantry Blessing Box

If you or someone you know is in need of food, you are invited to visit the Blessing Box located beside Micaville Presbyterian Church to get some non-perishable items.  You may come any time. This is a...Read More

Time Change This Weekend

Daylight Savings Time comes to an end this Sunday, November 6th, at 2 am. Before you go to bed Saturday night turn your clock back one hour and you will be on the correct time Sunday morning....Read More

Trick or Treaters Safety Tips

Halloween is just days away. Fast becoming one of the most popular holidays in this country, masses of little superheroes, cartoon and television characters will soon be out in their neighborhoods for trick or treat fun. The...Read More


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