News Stories

The Musical Theatre Program of the Mitchell High School Department of Fine and Performing Arts is presenting “Big Fish” March 9-11 and March 17-19. 

SPRUCE PINE – The Mitchell County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a breaking-and-entering and larceny at Shepherd’s Staff Food Bank.

SPRUCE PINE – The town’s mayor and her husband sold one downtown property and are re-investing in another. 



Mitchell's Justin Greene returns for his senior season after being named All-state and conference player of the year in 2016. MNJ/Photo David Purtell

LEDGER – Winter easing its grip on spring means baseball season is just around the corner for the Mitchell Mountaineers.

Mitchell's Todd Self, right, in the championship match this past Saturday against Thomas Yarbrough of South Stanly High School at the Greensboro Coliseum. Self won by a 3-2 decision.

The third time was a charm for Mitchell senior wrestler Todd Self.

BLACK MOUNTAIN – Heading into the state playoffs, the Mitchell girls’ basketball team is battled tested to say the least.


Clyde Bartlett, 82, of the South Toe Community, passed away Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at the Solace Center in Asheville.

GOLDSBORO -- Irene Texanna Blevins went home to be with the Lord at 1 a.m. on Christmas morning at her home in Goldsboro.

MARION -- William Scott Stockton, 46, of Marion, went home to be with the Lord Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, with a smile on his face.  A funeral service for Mr. Stockton was 3 p.m. Monday, Feb.

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