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Brock Duncan – New Mitchell Track Coach

Press Release from Mitchell Athletics Brock Duncan has been officially hired as the new M.H.S. track coach.  He has replaced Charlie Snyder who has been the head track coach for several years.  Duncan had been the assistant...Read More

MLK Day Events Planned for Mars Hill University

Mars Hill University has scheduled a full day of events to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 21, 2019. Classes are canceled for students, with a series of educational and service activities happening...Read More

New Trustees for Mars Hill University

Mars Hill University rings in the new year with new leadership on its governing body. The university’s board of trustees begins 2019 with a new chair in Linda Judge-McRae and new vice-chair in Mike Kelly. The slate...Read More

Yancey BOE Votes to Close Bee Log Elementary

At a specially-called meeting on March 19, the Yancey County Board of Education made the decision to close and consolidate Bee Log Elementary School into Bald Creek and Clearmont Elementary Schools. After reviewing the impact study as...Read More

Student Art Exhibit at TRAC in Spruce Pine

Art work created by students from pre-K through high school in Mitchell County is currently showcased at the Spruce Pine TRAC Gallery, located at 269 Oak Avenue, until March 17. A free reception is planned from 4 to 6pm on Friday, March...Read More

Cane River 8th Graders Tour MHU

The eighth grade from Cane River Middle School in Burnsville, N.C., visited Mars Hill University today. The students spent some time on campus, ate in the cafeteria, toured the Rural Heritage Museum, and even browsed the MHU...Read More

Roan Readers Part of Rural Education Partners

For this rural community to thrive, our children must thrive. Rural Education Partners builds relationships throughout our community.  We help our partners bring their resources together in creative ways so our children can thrive in the place we...Read More