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The body of Jennifer Gail Martin, of Coeburn, Virginia, was recovered Saturday, Aug. 11, near Forbes Bridge on Highway 197.

Editor's note: This story has been updated to include Ms.

 The Town of Spruce Pine ordered 36 new chairs, six umbrellas and three tables before the pool at Brad Ragan Park opened for the summer. CORY SPIERS PHOTO/Mitchell News-Journal

SPRUCE PINE – Visitors to the pool at Brad Ragan Park in Spruce Pine this summer have enjoyed plenty of comfortable, new seating options. 

BAKERSVILLE – The Mitchell County Board of Commissioners has a full agenda this past week during its regular meetin



LEDGER – It was almost the season that wasn’t for the 2018 Mitchell High School boys’ soccer team.

LEDGER – The 2018 version of the Mitchell High School Volleyball team could not look more different than 2017.

LEDGER – Things will look a bit different for Mitchell High School’s varsity football team when it takes the field


Bobby J. Kennard, 86, of Spruce Pine, went home to be with the Lord July 30, 2018.

Steve Lamar Earwood, 68, passed away Saturday, July 28, 2018, at his home.

Billy Sanford Whitson

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