The first day of the 2020-21 academic year in Mitchell County felt and looked decidedly different.
SPRUCE PINE — As restrictions regarding the ongoing pandemic ease and people are treating their cabin fever with vacations, the local hospitality industry is slowly but surely getting back on its f
SPRUCE PINE — The building that housed Mountaineer Auction in Spruce Pine has been repurposed into an event hosting space called The Event Center.
Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, children are unable to play on the playground at the park, go to public pools or have a “normal” summer with friends.
SPRUCE PINE — While a permanent location for a local YMCA still remains in question, the Williams YMCA of Avery County has implemented the first stages of expansion into Mitchell County through evi