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BAKERSVILLE – A man was arrested this past Friday after a domestic dispute resulted in his allegedly pointing a gun at police officers.

The 2018 North Carolina Rhododendron Festival Pageant Queen and her court are, from left, junior division first runner-up Kaylyn Fairchild; senior division first runner-up, swimsuit and evening gown winner Laura Miller; 2018 Junior Rhododendron Queen and interview, talent and evening gown winner Madelyn Duncan; 2018 Rhododendron Queen, interview and talent winner Anna-Claire Musick; senior division congeniality winner Madisen Evans; and junior division congeniality winner Olivia McKinney.

BAKERSVILLE – Scattered showers this past weekend couldn’t stop the 71st annual North Carolina Rhododendron Festival.

LEDGER -- The Mitchell County Board of Education at its regular meeting this past Thursday unanimously approved several minor budget amendments, honored its central office employees and approved th



Two years into the 21st Century, Mitchell Mountaineer football welcomed Charlie Snyder as the eighth coach in the school’s history.

The Mitchell Mountaineer football “Hall of Fame” and “Teams of the Decades” is rolling along.

Mitchell basketball camps are June 26-28

A pair of basketball camps are set for June 26-28 at Mitchell High School.


Spruce Pine


April 1, 1935 – June 13, 2017


James Attaway

Dec. 30, 1935 – June 3, 2017


Bobby Birchfield

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