Rescue: Lost hikers found with GPS tracking

  • A map of the area in Northwest Mitchell County where the couple was lost. Their location was the blue dot and their car was parked at the NC/TN border on Highway 197.
POPLAR — A couple out for a hike was rescued on Sunday, July 5 after getting lost near Unaka Mountain in Northwest Mitchell County. Mitchell County Sheriff’s Department Detective Ashley Beam said…

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