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People often say the media likes to stir the pot, and although that’s certainly not true with the Mitchell News-Journal, frequently the pot stirs itself. 

Students from the self-contained exceptional children classroom at Gouge Elementary got hands-on with fire safety Monday, Oct. 7 during a special visit to Bakersville Fire Department. (Submitted photo)

BAKERSVILLE – Students from the self-contained exceptional children classroom at Gouge Elementary got hands-on with fire safety Monday, Oct.

Pictured at the Mitchell County Toys for Tots fundraising motorcycle ride are, from left, Shelia Miller, Stacie Huffman, Amanda Thomas, Santa Claus, Mitchell County Toys for tots Assistant Coordinator Christy Bryant, Mitchell County Toys for Tots Coordinator Mark Thomas and Ashley Beam. (MNJ photo/Brandon Roberts)

SPRUCE PINE – More than 60 bikers rode in the Marine Corps Reserve’s Mitchell County Toys for Tots motorcycle ride fundraiser Saturday, Oct.

Sports

Mitchell senior receiver Tyler McKinney hauls in a 22-yard touchdown pass from senior quarterback Noah Pitman in the first quarter of the Mountaineers' 41-7 win over Owen Friday, Oct. 11 in Black Mountain. (MNJ photo/Cory Spiers)

The Mitchell High School football team now turns its attention to its toughest test yet – a road matchup against rival Mountain Heritage, which enters the game with a 5-1 overall record. 

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After a week off, the Mitchell Mountaineers picked up right where they left off. They showcased a potent offense and a stingy defense.

Mitchell senior lineman Lathan Adkinson (No. 77), junior linebacker Tanner Duncan (No. 4), senior defensive back Garrison Phillips (No. 11) and senior lineman Kade Hoilman (No. 80) converge on senior Owen receiver Geordon Haggins Friday, Oct. 11 during the Mountaineers' 41-7 win over the Warhorses in Black Mountain. (MNJ photo/Brandon Roberts)

BLACK MOUNTAIN – Mitchell High School’s varsity football team keeps rolling. 

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