News Stories

BAKERSVILLE – Mitchell County Economic Development Commission Executive Director Laura Verla has resigned.

NEWS-JOURNAL PHOTO/BRANDON ROBERTS Quality Plus Apparel in Bakersville recently donated this 15-by-25-foot American Flag to the Bakersville Fire Department. Pictured, from left, is Bakersville Fire Department Captain Brian Brewer, assistant chief Andy Brewer, chief Ashley Beam and Quality Plus Apparel Vice President and co-owner Wes Brewer.

When the Bakersville Fire Department needed a new American Flag, a local business owner took it upon himself to get one.

Mitchell County Commissioners Vern Grindstaff and Jacob Willis attended the N.C.

Sports

Mitchell High School junior Eden Phillips finished second in the girls’ 400-meter dash this past Saturday at the Track and Field Championships at North Carolina A&T in Greensboro. Phillips ran the 400 in 59.89 and finished behind West Montgomery’s Araybian Lilly.

Mitchell High School junior Eden Phillips finished second in the girls’ 400-meter dash this past Saturday at the Track and Field Championships at North Carolina A&T in Greensboro.

Mitchell High School junior Brody Smith takes off from the block in the boys’ 400-meter dash this past Saturday at the North Carolina State Track and Field Championships at North Carolina A&T in Greensboro. Smith won the state championship in the event with a time of 50.20.

Mitchell High School junior Brody Smith won the boys’ 400-meter dash this past Saturday at the North Carolina State Track and Field Championships at North Carolina A&T in Greensboro.

The open nominations for the Mitchell Mountaineer Football “Hall of Fame” and “Teams of the Decades” are underway and continuing.

Obituaries

SPRUCE PINE

Robert ‘Bob’ Broadwater Sr.

Jan. 28, 1961 — May 10, 2017

INGALLS

Henry Sanford Hughes

 

Lillian Grindstaff Dees

July 1, 1920 — April 20, 2017

 

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