News Stories

SPRUCE PINE – The Spruce Pine Police Department has arrested and charged a Yancey County man with a Jan.

SPRUCE PINE – The Spruce Pine Town Council at its regular meeting this past week tabled a proposal to install security cameras downtown.

BAKERSVILLE – The Mitchell County Board of Commissioners at its regular meeting this past week appointed board members Jacob Willis and Keith Holtsclaw as the Department of Social Services Board Ch



GREENSBORO – Two of the five Mitchell High School wrestlers that qualified for the 2018 NCHSAA 1A Individual Wrestling Champions

LEDGER – After a strong finish to a solid season, the Mitchell High School junior varsity boys’ basketball team has earned a spot in the Western Highlands Conference JV championship game.

NEWS-JOURNAL PHOTO/ BRANDON ROBERTS Mitchell senior Zoe Cloer looks to pass Monday, Feb. 5, against Polk County. The Lady Mountaineers defeated the Wolverines 74-39 this past Monday in the first round of the Western Highlands Conference Tournament.

LEDGER – The Mitchell High boys’ basketball team closed the regular season with three-straight wins after downing visiting Owen 70-56 this past Thursday on Senior Night.


Samuel McDowell Steele Jr.

March 16, 1939 — Feb. 2, 2018


Bernice Silver Howell

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