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Positive Case #14 in Mitchell County

The Toe River Health District Announced another Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Mitchell County yesterday.  The individual is in isolation. This makes a total of 14 positive cases in Mitchell County. Out of those 14 positive cases...Read More

Drive-Thru Testing At Clinics Open To All

Mountain Community Health Partnership (MCHP) is excited to offer drive through COVID-19 testing. Initially, MCHP will hold two events across Mitchell and Yancey County. The first of these events will take place on June 3, at Celo...Read More

Three More COVID-19 Cases in Yancey County

The Toe River Health District has announced that three more Yancey County residents have tested positive for (COVID-19) This brings the total for Yancey County to 18 positive cases. Of the 18 positive cases 11 have recovered....Read More

One Stop Voting Begins Thursday

One stop voting starts Thursday for the runoff election for the 11th Congressional seat between candidates Lynda Bennett and Madison Cawthorne. Registered Republicans and those registered unaffiliated who voted during the first primary may vote in the...Read More

Water Pipeline Work in Burnsville

(Burnsville Public Works Departments has issued the following Notice to the Public) Hyatt Pipeline will be conducting overnight road work on Meadow Road June 3rd through June 6th From June 3rd through June 6th, Hyatt Pipeline will...Read More

Another COVID-19 Case for Mitchell

The Mitchell County Health Department, part of Toe River Health District, was notified today that a Mitchell County resident has tested positive for novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The individual is in isolation. This makes a total of 13...Read More

Mitchell Sheriff’s Report 5/23 -30

Charles R. Brown, 54, of 46 May Dr. Nebo, NC. Deputy N. Bowman arrested Brown for felony possession of Methamphetamine and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. He was issued $5,000.00 bond and scheduled to appear in court...Read More

Number 12 For Mitchell

Positive case number 12 in Mitchell County. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toe River Health District Announces Another Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Mitchell County Ledger, NC (May 31, 2020). The Mitchell County Health Department, part of Toe River...Read More

Mitchell County Industrial Site Has Been Purchased

The Mitchell County Economic Development Commission has announced that Krantz Industries, of St. James, New York, has purchased the Mitchell County Industrial Site. The 14.71 acre site is located at 291 Cisco Drive in Spruce Pine. Krantz...Read More

Mitchell Has Another Positive

  Ledger, NC (May 29, 2020). The Mitchell County Health Department, part of Toe River Health District, was notified today that a Mitchell County resident has tested positive for novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The individual is in isolation....Read More

Burnsville Town Offices Reopen

The utility billing window at Burnsville Town Hall will reopen on Monday June 1st  for customer payments. Due to the ongoing COVID 19 crisis they still encourage customers to make payments via mail, electronically on the Town’s...Read More

County Coronavirus Relief Funds

Counties are starting to receive coronavirus relief funds. Ninety-seven of North Carolina’s counties will receive funding through the state’s 2020 COVID-19 Recovery Act, which established a $300-million Local Government Coronavirus Reserve. Half of the reserve is being...Read More

9th Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Mitchell County

The Mitchell County Health Department, part of Toe River Health District, was notified today that a Mitchell County resident has tested positive for novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The individual has been and continues to be in isolation. This...Read More

Positive Case #12 in Yancey – #9 in Mitchell

Yancey and Mitchell Counties each registered another positive case of COVID-19 yesterday.  In a report from the Toe River Health District, this was the 9th positive case in Mitchell County and the 12th positive in Yancey County....Read More

Notice of Public Hearing

A copy of the proposed 2020-2021 Yancey County Budget has been submitted to the Board of Commissioners and filed with the Clerk to the Board of Commissioners on May 4, 2020.  A copy of the proposed budget...Read More

Blue Ridge Healthy Families Receives Grant

The WNC Bridge Foundation has awarded $4000 to Blue Ridge Healthy Families. The funds will be used to provide essential items such as diapers, wipes, formula, bottles, baby food, cleaning supplies and personal hygiene products for families...Read More

One More Case in Yancey (11 total)

  Ledger, NC (May 26, 2020). The Yancey County Health Department, part of Toe River Health District, was notified today that one Yancey County resident has tested positive for novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). This brings the total for...Read More

McDowell County Man Disrupts Church Service

Lt. Derrick McGinnis, of the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office, said Joshua Adam Taylor of Marion, was arrested for showing a weapon and disrupting an outdoor church service. Deputies were called at about noon on Sunday, May 24th...Read More

They’re Back….Cicadas Coming Soon

Just when you were starting to think it is safe to go out it is time, after 17 years for the cicadas to make an appearance. The 17-year periodical cicada Brood IX will emerge across North Carolina, Virginia, and...Read More

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