News Stories

Experts say this coming Monday’s solar eclipse is one of those “where were you when …” moments and tens of millions of people are expected to watch, many of them in Western North Carolina.

Mission Health announced in a press release this past Thursday its intent to protect options for consumers who participate in the North Carolina health insurance exchange and stay in-network and ac

David Martinez, left, and Stacey Lane, center, pose with Jeff Vance of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension after being announced as winners of the Governor’s Volunteer Award.

BAKERSVILLE – The Mitchell County Board of Commissioners during its regular meeting this past week recognized two local Governor’s Volunteer Award winners, received an update from tax collector Bri



NEWS-JOURNAL PHOTO/CORY SPIERS – Mitchell sophomore running back Noah Pitman eludes Erwin's Kendric Weaver on a 15-yard touchdown run this past Friday in the first quarter of the Mountaineers' 21-14 win. Pitman finished with 102 yards on 12 carries.

ASHEVILLE – If “Time is on my Side” as The Rolling Stones say, it was especially true this past Friday for the Mitchell Mountaineers.

LEDGER – The Mitchell High School Junior Varsity football defeated Erwin 40-28 this past Thursday in Ledger.

LEDGER – Mitchell High School’s boys’ soccer team lost both of its games this week.



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Marie Buchanan Sparks


Bonnie Lou Elferdink

Dec. 25, 1948 — July 15, 2017

The MItchell News

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