News Stories

BAKERSVILLE – It looks as though County Manager Charles Vines will be on the job a little longer than planned.

MITCHELL COUNTY – The region is finally seeing relief from dry conditions that have plagued much of the state since early spring.

To all Mitchell County students and parents, we are excited to begin a new year at Mitchell County schools. 


MILLERS CREEK – The Mitchell Mountaineers junior varsity team Thursday, Aug.

Mitchell players burst onto the field before the start of Friday's game.

LEDGER – West Wilkes scored on its first drive against Mitchell this past Friday and it was the only time the Blackhawks saw the end zone.

The 2016 Mitchell Mountaineers took the field Friday night and picked up where they left off in December.


GREEN MOUNTAIN -- Cassie S. Honeycutt, 91, of Green Mountain, went home to be with Jesus Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, at Brian Center Health and Rehab. 

BAKERSVILLE -- Thelma Whitson Street, 89, of Bakersville, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016, at the Trinity Place in Albemarle.  

ASHEVILLE -- Daisy Jean Cregger Birchfield, affectionately known as Mammo, 82, was called to heaven Saturday, July 30, 2016.

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