The new skate park was built through a community effort. To see more
Rhododendron Queens were crowned at the Rhododendron Festival
Pageant June 19th. Amelia Wilson (left) of Bakersville, was crowned Junior
Queen and Chelsea Wilson, of Bakersville was crowned the 2005 North
Carolina Rhododendron Queen.
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Live broadcast held at Heritage Lumber
on June 16 for Father's Day. Here Miss Makita signs autographs. For
This antique Ford won first place in its
category. It belongs to Ralph and Jean Gresens of Burnsville.
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the Mayland Car Show.
Picture taken by Alan Scott from his home on Sang Branch.
Brandon Yelton and Byrne Tinney adjust an antenna in preparation
for local Amateur Radio Field Day. The Mayland Amateur Radio
Club, KK4MAR, were at the Mitchell County Emergency
Operations Center in Bakersville June 26-27. Radio Amateurs all
across America were on the air practicing emergency
Edna Koonts with her great-great grandchild, Adalyn Jarrett.
These three Yancey
County couples enjoyed a two-week vacation in Italy the last week of
April and first week of May. Pictured here at the Coliseum in Rome
are (left to right) Marvin Holland, Jim Swaim, Keitha Swaim, Mary
Tom Aldridge, Charles Aldridge and Sue Holland. They "winged it" as
they visited Rome, Florence, Senia, Pisa, Luca, the Tuscany area and
Naples. Would they go back again? In a heart beat. They thoroughly
Miss Priss and Sugar Bear
eagerly await arrival of their "mom", Peggy Bailey of Haircutter
& Co. in Burnsville.
CD cover of local musical artist, Michael Higgins, a.k.a.
Carolina Cracker. He recently recorded and is now in the
process of selling and distributing his self-titled debut album.
He has received lots of support from his hometown of Burnsville.
Lots of people enjoyed
the July 4th festivities held Saturday, July 3rd on the Burnsville
town square. Entertainment went on all day, along with arts and
crafts booths on the square. The day was topped off with a beautiful
Tyler gives Cameron a kiss. They are the grandchildren of Mr.
and Mrs. Tom Coppley of Lexington, NC. The Coppleys have
relatives in the Burnsville area and enjoy keeping up with local
events through this web site.
Although this photo doesn't show Muffy Taylor's beautiful blue
eyes very well, she still aspires to her own movie and TV
career. Move over Morris!
The roses this year continue to "out do" themselves here at the WKYK
building. Our "rose professional" on staff is Dennis Renfro. For
more information about Dennis go to the "Meet the Staff" button at
Ginger Sineath and Dave Fletcher,
community consultants at Mountain Air Country Club have earned the
National Association of Home Builders National Sales and
Marketing Council Million Dollar Circle Award for excellence in home
sales during 2003. Sineath received the Platinum Million Dollar
Circle Award. She was also the Mountain Air Salesperson of the Year
for 2003. Fletcher received the Gold Award for sales. Both Sineath
and Fletcher reside in Burnsville.
Precious and Butterscotch, a couple of local puppies enjoy a
game of tug-of-war.
Shadow was found hiding under a
truck bed liner when he was just a tiny kitten. Eighteen pounds
later he rules the household.
A Baptist Builders Group from Hinesville, GA recently came here to
help complete a building project for MY Meds Medication Ministry. MY
Meds operates a medication assistance program in both Spruce Pine
and Burnsville and has moved to this Spruce Pine site that required
some modifications. The volunteers worked for a week plus donated
$500 towards the building supplies and paid their expenses while
here. Rev. Harvey Sharpe, Director of Yancey Baptist association and
MY Meds board member arranged for the volunteers. Chairman of MY
Meds Marvin Holland expresses his and the board's sincerest
gratitude to the volunteers.
This pretty girl actually needs a new home! Maggie is a two year
old basset hound. She's been spayed and recently had her shots
updated. She is very loving--and is free--to the right people!
Call 284-3377 if you can give Maggie a good home.
This little cutie was born 7-26-04 and is named Logan Wade
Thomason. Logan is the son of Kevin and Jennifer Thomason, the
grandson of Donna Huskins of Burnsville and Danny and Janice
Huskins of Hendersonville, Guy and Debbie Thomason of
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