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Pictured, from left, is current Toe River Arts Council Executive Director Denise Cook, future executive director Nealy Andrews and first executive director Susan Larson.

Culminating a six-month search process that including vetting a significant number of highly qualified candidates,

Mitchell County Board of Elections members Greg McKinney, left, Shane Biddix, center, and Luther Stroup, right, unload an M100 tabulator at the Board of Elections office Tuesday, May 8, after the polls closed. Ballots are fed through the M100 and votes are counted. The board members are removing the card containing the final count.

Two people seeking their first term on the Mitchell County Board of Commissioners and one incumbent won the May 8 Primary in Mitchell County while another incumbent lost his seat.

The Quartz Corp. mine manager Rolf Pippert puts down topsoil Friday, May 4, at the Brian Center in Spruce Pine.

SPRUCE PINE – Residents of the Brian Center looked on in excitement this past Friday as the management team from Th

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CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association 1A and 3A Track and Field State Championship Meet, originally scheduled for Friday, May 18, has been postponed to Sunday, May 20.

PHOTO BY BRANDON ROBERTS/Mitchell News-Journal Mitchell High School senior Ben Robinson attempts to field a ground ball Wednesday, May 9, during the Mountaineers’ 8-0 home loss to North Moore in the first round of the state baseball playoffs.

LEDGER – The Mitchell High School baseball team saw its season come to end Wednesday, May 9, with a first-round los

The Mitchell High School track team will be well-represented this coming Friday at the 2018 State 1A Championship m

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