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The Toe River Health District posted signs like this one in Riverside Park in Spruce Pine along the banks of the North Toe River after the water was contaminated with around 20,000 gallons of sewer.

SPRUCE PINE – A section of the North Toe River was contaminated after a broken pipe on Altapass Road allowed an estimated 2

A line of people watch as Terrence McRae, of NC Ribs on Wheels, prepares food during the 6th annual Spruce Pine BBQ & Bluegrass Festival.

SPRUCE PINE – Barbecue and bluegrass, country, folk and Americana music come to the Blue Ridge Mountains from 4-10

SPRUCE PINE – The Spruce Pine Town Council at its regular meeting this past week received department updates, heard



The winds of change have been blowing for Mitchell Mountaineer football.

Abby Cook, left, and Carter Hoyle, right, were named Harris Middle School’s female and male athletes of the year, respectively.


Most Valuable Cheerleaders: Cassidy Gentry, Ellagrace Taylor



All-Conference: Brody Miller, Connor Warren

LEDGER – George Tasedan is eager to get started as Mitchell High School’s newest head boys’ soccer coach. 

For Tasedan, a native of Romania, soccer has always been a big part of life. 


Maxine Brown Pendley, 83, of Spruce Pine, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, July 11, 2018.

Russell Ellsworth Macomber Jr., 74, of Feldspar Street, Spruce Pine, died Friday, July 13, 2018, at Blue Ridge Regi

Charles “Chuck” Hudson Jr., 83, of Burnsville, went home to be with

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