News Stories

BAKERSVILLE – The Mitchell County Board of Commissioners this past Tuesday discussed the opening of a group home with Carolina Therapeutic Services and unanimously approved the 2017-18 energy outre

SPRUCE PINE – The Spruce Pine Town Council at its recent regular meeting received department updates and a report from Town Manager Richard Canipe.

A line of people watch as Terrence McRae, of NC Ribs on Wheels, prepares food this past weekend during the 6th annual Spruce Pine BBQ & Bluegrass Festival.

SPRUCE PINE – Nearly 2,000 people this past Friday and Saturday attended the purposely scaled-down Spruce Pine BBQ & Bluegrass Festival.



Oh, boy! Look at what is just around the corner. I can hardly believe the 2017 football season is set to begin statewide July 31.

After a quite long and exhaustive amount of time, we now are through all the past Mitchell Football teams and top performers on each of those teams.

SPRUCE PINE – The 2017 Summer Splash 10K and 5K Trail Races take place Saturday, Aug. 12, at Springmaid Mountain.



Corinne Callahan Canipe


Charles W. Carpenter



Elsie Sparks McKinney

June 6, 1923 – June 21, 2017

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