News Stories

Mayland Community College LifeWorks student entrepreneurs Daniel Whitson, left, Krishelle Pearson, center, and Patricia Hughes at their booth during the program’s Sweetheart Sales Event Tuesday, Feb. 12, at the SafePlace Thrift Store in Spruce Pine. (Photo by Brandon Roberts/Mitchell News-Journal)

SPRUCE PINE – Students in Mayland Community College’s LifeWorks service learning program were at the SafePlace Thri

LEDGER – The Mitchell County Board of Education at its regular meeting Thursday, Feb.

SPRUCE PINE – A new festival in downtown Spruce Pine has officially received the green light from the town council.

Sports

Mitchell High School freshman forward Chandra Jenkins, right, plays defense against Polk’s Kristen Hall as sophomore Paige Johnson looks on Friday, Feb. 15, during the Lady Mountaineers’ 59-39 win in the first round of the Western Highlands Conference Tournament. Jenkins scored 10 points in the game. (Photo by Brandon Roberts/ Mitchell News-Journal)

LEDGER – The Mitchell High School Lady Mountaineers had three players score in double figures Friday, Feb.

Mitchell sophomore Caius Peterson scores two of his 10 points Friday, Feb. 15, during the Mountaineers’ 75-50 win over Polk in the first round of the Western Highlands Conference Tournament in Ledger. (Photo by Brandon Roberts/Mitchell News-Journal)

LEDGER – The Mitchell High School Mountaineers boys’ basketball team jumped out to an 11-0 lead and didn’t let up F

Mitchell High School wrestler Dylan Lowery battles Granville Central’s David Garcia in a 120-pound division quarterfinals match Friday, Feb. 15, at the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Individual Wrestling Championships in Greensboro. Lowery finished as state runner-up. (Photo by Marie Duncan)

GREENSBORO – Mitchell High School wrestler Dylan Lowery finished second in the state in the 120-pound weight divisi

Obituaries

Bea Burleson White

Bea Burleson White, 96, of Sunshine Hill Street, Spruce Pine, passed away Saturday, Feb.

Karen Pruitt

Charlotte Jo Jones

Charlotte Jo Jones, 82, of Kings Mountain, passed away Wednesday, Feb.

The MItchell News

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