A blanket of snow covered the area Sunday night, February 27 and
by Monday morning it ranged from 2 to 10 inches depending on
where you were. The WKYK-WTOE building is in an area that
received about 4 inches before it started melting.
This snow-covered view of Celo Knob was taken by Sandra Matheny
on Wednesday March 2nd.
Yancey County United Way is headed toward its goal of $60,000.
The campaign continues through April. If you would like to make
a contribution or for more information about United Way call
Todd Capps at 682-2529.
Blue skies and a snow capped mountain make for a beautiful
picture. Photo by Steve Hall.
Joey recently paid a visit to Yvette,
his Bichon Frise mate who lives in Clinton S.C., in order to meet
his three sons and one daughter who were born February 2nd.
...and here are Joey's three sons and a daughter.
Whew--sends a chill through your bones just to look at this
photo. It was taken in the Green Mountain area shortly after the snow began to
fall Tuesday morning March 8th. Photo by Linda Brown.
Lots of people have been enjoying watching this little fellow in a field along Hwy 80. Steve Hall got this picture of him last week
during the snow.
This "little" puppy belongs to Whitney Mitchell.
She's a Great Dane and at 5 months old she weighs in at 75 lbs.
national spotlight will shine on Western North Carolina beginning
March 21 when Mountain Air, an award-winning, private
residential community located just north of Asheville, will be
featured on a national airing of The Travel Channel's
Million Dollar Planes television show.
segment on Mountain Air will be one of four featured during the
hour-long show dedicated to luxury air travel. The segment will
center on the lives of Tom and Toni Oreck, Mountain Air property
owners who access the community via a sleek and speedy,
fact, the original focus of the show was to be on the
Pilatus, but when the production
company arrived at Mountain Air they shifted the focus over to the
lifestyle amenities at the community, and how the airplane becomes
the facilitator for the Oreck family's retreat to the magic of the
Another focus of the segment will be Mountain Air's uncommon and
dramatic private runway. Perched nearly a mile in the sky at an
elevation of 4,500 feet above sea level, the runway is the highest
in the country east of Denver Stapleton Airport.
Million Dollar Planes show is scheduled to air on Monday,
March 21 at 8pm and 11pm EST. Additional airings are scheduled for
Sunday, March 27 at 5pm; Monday, May 23 at 8 and 11pm; and Sunday,
May 29 at 5pm.
are deeply indebted to the Oreck family for taking a full day out
their busy schedule to spend time with the Travel Channel film crew,
says Randy Banks", President of Mountain Air. "They are consummate
ambassadors for the community and we're grateful for the goodwill
they continually spread around the country."
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Col. John B Palmer Camp
1946 Sons of Confederate Veterans recently honored local soldiers from the 58th
North Carolina Infantry Regiment who died from disease during the winter of 1862
and were buried in Jacksboro TN. The John B. Palmer Camp along with other SCV
Camps from NC and TN spent the day placing 50 headstone markers.
This birdfeeder looks like it is decorated for
Christmas. The picture was taken during the recent bad weather
by Sandra Matheny
Steve Hall caught this large striper on Lake Hartwell a couple
of weeks ago.
This picture, taken by Linda
Brown, is appropriate for Easter, it is titled "Jesus Is Coming
Beverly Mitchell snapped this picture of a cardinal playing in
the snow on March 17th. Send your photos to
Another beautiful picture by Linda Brown. This one she calls
"Street of Gold into Heaven". It was taken in the Green
Galen McMahan being sworn in March 24th
as new Chief of Police for Town of Burnsville. Galen's mother, held
the Bible as Clerk of Court Warren Hughes read the Oath of Office.
Photo by Alicia J. McMahan.
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