News Stories

SPRUCE PINE – Spruce Pine Police Chief Billy Summerlin has issued an alert after a Spruce Pine resident was the victim of a scam.

SPRUCE PINE – More than 50 Mitchell County fifth-graders got a firsthand look at the outdoors this past week during the Toe River Watershed Partnership’s Toes in the Toe Watershed Discovery Festiva

SPRUCE PINE – The Quartz Corporation this past Friday received the North Carolina Department of Labor’s Mining Star Award at the Spruce Pine Fire Department this past Friday.



LEDGER – The theme of Mitchell High School’s 2017 Homecoming was “Le9endary” and the Mountaineers’ performance against the Carolina Wildcats was nearly that.

Mitchell Middle School Mountaineer quarterback Carter Hoyle runs the ball Tuesday, Sept. 5, during a 14-6 win at East Yancey. Hoyle had 146 yards rushing on 15 attempts.

The Middle School Mountaineers traveled to Burnsville Tuesday, Sept. 5, and improved to 2-1 this season with a 14-6 win over East Yancey.

Mitchell senior running back Ben Robinson breaks loose during the Mountaineers’ 49-19 win over McDowell this past Friday in Marion. Robinson finished the game with 102 yards and a touchdown on six carries.

MARION – Mitchell High School’s football team is firing on all cylinders.



Geneva Young Boone

Spruce Pine

Ben Bonner

July 11, 2000 — Sept. 5, 2017


Mary Lee ‘Sis’ Snipes Cuthbertson

Sept 4, 1923 — Aug. 16, 2017

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