Yancey 6U All Star Team after winning the District All Star
Championship. They travel to Etowah to play in the regionals. Coach
is Tracy Evans. Photo by Tom Tipton
Haley Atkins is the 13 year old daughter of Ricky and Tammy
Atkins. Haley has been taking aquatic therapy through Spruce
Pine Hospital. She hopes to one day have her own spa or pool.
Haley has cerebral palsy and is very involved in Special
Olympics. She has one big brother, Jeremy, who is now also her
CAPS worker. Haley is home schooled by her mother and brother.
Sometimes it's good to just forget about the grass needing
mowing, the mice that need to be caught.... all those summer
time chores. Take it from "Figi"--just kick back and relax.
WKYK's Michael Ardell interviews Luther Thomas at the Crafts Fair. Luther has been a part of all 48 Crafts
Fairs. For more pictures, Click.
Hollyhocks are in full bloom right now.
Christina Hanks and Jacob Jarrett were married August 7th in an
outdoor ceremony. The couple honeymooned in Gatlinburg.
Here's a picture you probably weren't expecting. This was taken
several weeks ago at Holden Beach by Taylor Dellinger.
Dallas and Drake Biggs enjoying riding go-carts in Pigeon Forge, TN.
Della Jarrett at the old Hall place on McKinney Road. On the
right this is a 12 foot tall and 12 foot wide tomato plant that
came up by itself. The photo to the right is of some more
of Della's flowers.
One of several beautiful beds of flowers at Della Jarrett's
This big pretty bed of marigolds spotted in Mitchell
County actually came from the free packets given away from
United Community Bank during Customer Appreciation Days.
"Snake Killer" is what they're calling her now after a sneaky
little snake (12 inch garden variety) slithered into the house.
The alert "Miss Ginger" chased him into a plant. Her brother
Buzz ran (taking the advice of his cousin, Muffy). Fizzy,
another cat on hand for the event, quietly observed. Ginger is
the hero. The snake is dead. End of story.
Allison Robinson (far left) is a part of The Good News Quartet. Allison lives in
our area, the rest of the group is from Fletcher.
Mountain Heritage JV
volleyball team huddles up during game against North Buncombe
Monday, August 16th.
Mountain Heritage Cougars
warm up prior to opening game against North Buncombe.
Opening night of the Mountain Heritage Cougar football season was
Friday night, August 20th. The Cougars took on North Buncombe and
came away with a 28-2 win. Go Cougars!
A group of local residents work together
at a Healthy Yancey sponsored community meeting this past spring.
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