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Give Kids a Smile Event

Ever have a toothache so painful it was hard to sleep? Many North Carolina children face this reality each day and can’t smile, pay attention in school or even sleep because of tooth decay. February is the...Read More

Food Insecurity Open Discussion

The AMY Wellness Foundation will be hosting an open discussion about food insecurity Tuesday, February 4th from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm in the banquet hall at the Cross Street Commerce Center at 31 Cross Street in...Read More

Congressional Candidate Visits Yancey County

Republican candidate for North Carolina’s 11th Congressional District in the US House of Representatives, Wayne King, who served as Congressman Mark Meadows’ Deputy Chief of Staff & District Director for the past seven years, held a meet...Read More

Vegan Supper Club

Vegan Supper Club is hosted by the Seventh Day Adventist Church, meets at 6:00 pm on the first Monday night of each month.  It is a newly formed small group of people seeking other folks who are...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

Dentist Coming to Mtn Heritage High

Mountain Heritage High School will have a dentist come to school February 12. There is no cost if the student has Medicaid or CHIP. Private insurance and affordable self pay options are also available. Parents can sign...Read More

Free Radon Test Kits Available During January

In conjunction with National Radon Action Month, the North Carolina Radon Program is distributing 3,000 radon test kits at no charge this month. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that is invisible, odorless and tasteless. It...Read More

Benefits for Older Americans

The beginning of the year brings many financial challenges to working families and especially older adults. Much of our aging population is on a fixed income and struggle month to month. But there are billions of dollars...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

Medicare Advantage Plan Open Enrollment Period

January 1 through March 31 is the Medicare Advantage Plan Open Enrollment Period.  During this time, Medicare Advantage Plan members can disenroll and return to Original Medicare and obtain a Medicare Part D Plan OR switch to another...Read More

Mitchell Chamber to Host Candidates’ Forum

The Mitchell County Chamber of Commerce will host a Candidates’ Forum on Tuesday, February 18th at 6:00 PM at the Historic Courthouse in Bakersville, NC. The forum is open to the public. Participating candidates will be presented...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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