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Yancey County 4-H Christmas Craft Bazaar

The Yancey County 4-H Christmas Craft Bazaar, Christmas craft show, will be held in the Burnsville Town Center parking lot Saturday, December 5th from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm featuring local crafts, vendors, Christmas gifts, fresh wreaths...Read More

Connect @ Your Library

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

Burnsville Holiday Trash & Recycle Schedule

The recycle normally picked up on Wednesday, November 25th will be picked up on Tuesday, November 24th. The trash normally picked up on Friday, December 25th will be picked up on Monday, December 28th. The trash normally...Read More

Spruce Pine Thanksgiving Garbage Pickup

The Town of Spruce Pine reminds you the week of Thanksgiving garbage pickup will be on Wednesday, November 25th. If you have any questions please contact the Spruce Pine Town Hall at 765-3000...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

Substance Abuse Task Force Update

1. Prescriber Training: The Mitchell Yancey Substance Abuse Task Force in partnership with the Governor’s Institute of NC, RHA Prevention Services and Mountain Area Health Education Center is hosting a FREE training for prescribers in the region. The training will...Read More

The Orchard Closes for The Season

On November 1, the Orchard at Altapass closed for the season. It’s been a strange year, but we count ourselves as lucky in that we live and work in the Blue Ridge Mountains with its fresh air,...Read More

Halloween Festivities Planned

Several places in our counties will be having Halloween festivities. Buladean Community Foundation kicks off the events with Trunk or Treat Friday evening from 4:30-7:00 at Buladean School. Bakerville, Burnsville and Spruce Pine will all feature downtown...Read More

2020 Mountain Christmas Trail of Lights

From Mitchell County Chamber of Commerce: We could all use an extra dose of Christmas spirit this year! A Mountain Christmas Trail of Lights 2020 is kicking off with plans to make our communities shine this year....Read More

Medicare Open Enrollment/Changes Start 10/15

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey reminds Medicare beneficiaries to compare and evaluate their current plans and make necessary changes during the annual Open Enrollment Period, Oct. 15 – Dec. 7, 2020. Medicare plans and prices change. It is...Read More

Medicare Open Enrollment Assistance

We are fast approaching the annual Medicare Open Enrollment Period (October 15th through December 7th) to review your options for 2021.  As you can imagine, COVID-19 pandemic presents significant challenges to the ways that SHIIP has traditionally...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

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

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

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