Grassy Creek Gem Show marches on with pandemic modifications

  • Mitchell County resident and Rocks and Things owner Mabel Benjamin poses for a photo Friday, July 31 in her booth at the Grassy Creek Gem and Mineral Show. The show proceeded despite the ongoing pandemic by utilizing health and safety precautions. (MNJ photo/Juliana Walker)
  • Guests at the Grassy Creek Gem and Mineral Show browse the wares of one of the show’s vendors Friday, July 31. (MNJ photo/Juliana Walker)
Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Parkway Fire and Rescue Department held its annual Grassy Creek Gem and Mineral Show as scheduled this past week in the field above Spruce Pine Chevrolet.  …

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