SPRUCE PINE – Avery County’s Missy Lyons was the winning teacher in the annual Mike Brown Ford-Subaru Teacher of the Year “Ride With Us” award.
LEDGER – Matthew Sanders loves the band. Marching in it, watching it or even talking about it. But especially, directing it.
SPRUCE PINE – Spruce Pine Police Chief Billy Summerlin said his department is receiving an abnormally high amount of calls from people claiming they have been the subjects of attempted phone scams.
BAKERSVILLE – Mitchell County Schools spent More than $630,000 over the summer on capital and other projects to prepare for the beginning of the school year.
BAKERSVILLE – Spruce Pine resident Katie Callahan was on an evening run Sunday, Aug. 21, through the English Woods neighborhood when she was viciously attacked by a loose pit bull.