Mitchell County Newswire

Mitchell County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Mitchell County, NC.

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  1. Jennings Bryan RobinsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | Watauga Democrat

    He was born in rural Mitchell County on May 11, 1922, the fifth of eight children born to Grace Hughes Robinson and William Jennings Bryan Robinson. In 1938, after graduating from high school in Bakersville, N.C., he entered Berea College at the age of sixteen, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in agriculture in 1942.


  2. Thanks McCrory for keeping us safe by signing House Bill 2Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 8 | The Robesonian

    In Mitchell County, which is in Western North Carolina, the local newspaper, the Mitchell News Journal, regularly runs an editorial feature called "Rants and Raves." It is open to anyone and for the most part opinions sent in are tasteful and constructive.


  3. Guards find WNC inmate 'lifeless' in cell; SBI investigatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    ... himself, he was not on suicide watch," the release said. He was being housed in the McDowell County jail for Mitchell County, where he was charged early Thursday morning with assault on a female, assault by strangulation and kidnapping, deputies ...


  4. The Ballad of Frankie Silver debuts in BurnsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | Mountain Xpress

    ... It's a true story that goes back to the 1830s and has been told through the generations: In what is now Mitchell County, an 18-year-old woman named Frances "Frankie" Silver was convicted of murdering her 19-year-old husband. The crime was brutal. ...


  5. Smart bets: Toe River Studio TourRead the original story

    Tuesday May 31 | Mountain Xpress

    The Toe River Arts Council prides itself on attracting visitors from faraway states to the creative nooks of Mitchell and Yancey counties - and then sending those travelers off "with packages in their back seats or in the overhead compartment," according to a release on the Toe River Studio Tour. Artwork at the biannual event meets functional and fanciful needs using many mediums: painting, drawing, photography, ceramics, glass, jewelry, wood, fiber, soap, basketry, metal and more.


  6. Town of Damascus, VA swells to 20,000 for 2016 Appalachian Trail Days FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Tomahawk Online

    ... on the trail. People come from all over to enjoy the variety of festivities, including Connie Pruett from Mitchell County, North Carolina. Pruett runs Greasy Creek Friendly Hostel in Bakersville, North Carolina. Pruett said that she loves to see the ...


  7. Showers and storms return before sunshine arrives SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | FOX Carolina

    Another round of showers accompanied by a few isolated thunderstorms will push into the Carolinas this evening. Expect the wet weather to linger overnight as lows fall into the mid-50s across the Upstate and upper 40s in western North Carolina.


  8. Prayer beforemeetings arein our fabricRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2016 | Bladen Journal

    ... year before that as pastor of Galeed Baptist Church in Bladenboro, will soon be leaving us for a pulpit in Mitchell County. He and his wife Wendy, who has also been a mainstay with the BBA, will be returning to the North Carolina mountains they ...


  9. Cannon leaving county for pastor positionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | Bladen Journal

    Bruce Cannon, missions director for the Bladen Baptist Association, recently resigned his position and will be returning to the pulpit in the North Carolina mountains of Mitchell County. "The Lord put it on my heart to get back to a pastoral position," Cannon said Thursday, "so that's what I'll be doing."


  10. Sleet, ice continue during afternoon with snow coming tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | FOX Carolina

    So far several inches of snow has fallen in western North Carolina, causing major issues on roadways while the Upstate has seen brief snow in areas, but the majority has been sleet and freezing rain. Some trees and limbs have gone down causing power outages for parts of the Upstate.


  11. Water line break closes 3 Mitchell County schools earlyRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2016 | WMBF

    Officials with the Mitchell County school system say a water line break has forced them to close three schools early. Local media outlets report Assistant Superintendent Chad Calhoun said Greenlee Primary, Deyton Elementary and Harris Middle schools closed around 11 a.m. Tuesday.


  12. Heated rivalry: Huskies ground EaglesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2016 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    ... three points each and Jones rounded out the scoring with two points. After Avery's win on Friday night over Mitchell County, the Vikings moved to 15-2 overall and are currently ranked third in the state rankings of 1A teams behind Mount Airy and ...


  13. Water line break closes 3 Mitchell County schools earlyRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2016 | WLOS

    Officials with the Mitchell County school system say a water line break has forced them to close three schools early. Local media outlets report Assistant Superintendent Chad Calhoun said Greenlee Primary, Deyton Elementary and Harris Middle schools closed around 11 a.m. Tuesday.


  14. State agency encouraging Panthers fans to take train to gameRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2016 | WLOS

    ... ves in Raleigh at midnight. BAKERSVILLE, N.C. -- Firefighters are working on getting a fire under control in Mitchell County. The county Fire Marshal said a single-wide mobile home along Snow Creek Road in Bakersville is a total loss. He also said


  15. HS basketball roundup: Kings Mountain girls win, Crest teams fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | The Star Online

    ... pair of crucial SMAC encounters beginning at 6 p.m. The Shelby boys step out of league play with a visit to Mitchell County at 6:30.


  16. Wallace-Rose Hill beats Mitchell County 48-28 for 1-AA titleRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2015 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Johnnie Glaspie rushed for five touchdowns and Wallace-Rose Hill beat Mitchell County 48-28 on Saturday in the Class 1-AA North Carolina High School Athletic Association championship game. Glaspie finished with 261 yards rushing and scored on runs of 11, 4, 3, 59 and 76 yards to help Wallace-Rose Hill claim its second straight state title.


  17. ACHS wrestling season underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    ... the first three weeks of the season. The year started with a road match at defending 1A state champion Mitchell County. Mitchell came away with a 64-15 win. Ashe had wrestlers in seven of the 14 weight classes and came away with three wins. ...


  18. Horns Maul MountaineersRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2015 | Tomahawk Online

    Johnson County's 'super-ball' like performance allowed them to bounce back against Mitchell County, North Carolina in a 'big' way on Saturday.


  19. Obituaries - Brianne Kirschner, Eula JohnsonRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2015 | Southwest Florida Online

    ... away November 15, 2015, in Lakeside Medical Center in Belle Glade, Florida. She was born March 22, 1940, in Mitchell County, NC, to the late Braxton and the late Decima (Meredith) McKinney. Mrs. Johnson married Charles Johnson. Mrs. Johnson worked ...


  20. Search for remains at Caldwell landfill endsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... Bailey. Last week, the authorities uncovered what was believed to be human remains at Iron Mountain in Mitchell County. Sheriff Donald Street described those remains as "bone fragments," but it's not clear whose they are. Byrd has been charged by ...