Look closely because there are
bunches of little puppies in this basket. These little cuties
are a mix of Jack Russell/Mountain Fiest.
Three year old Erin Ward playing
tennis. Photo by Vicky Hoilman.
Vicky Hoilman caught this picture with a yellow jacket as he stopped
by some Queen Anne's Lace.
Butterfly on a lilac bush. Photo by Kenny Burleson.
We believe this pretty little
kitty's name is "Mouse"--we don't know if that's because of his
"mousing" abilities or maybe he's one of those cats that likes
to "help" with the computer mouse.
Judge Phil Guinn (right) presented a flag with the names of 9-11
victims on it to the County at the Mitchell Commissioners meeting on Monday
evening, Sept. 11th. Commissioner Phil Byrd (left). Guinn also presented a flag
to the Town of Spruce Pine at their meeting earlier that evening.
|The Mitchell Chamber of Commerce held their
quarterly meeting on Thursday evening, September 14th in
Bakersville as part of the "kick off" for this weekend's
Bakersville Creek Walk Arts Festival. (Above) Chamber members
enjoy the good food and (right) The Wisemans perform during the
event. Photos by Steve Murphy.
|The 2nd Annual Bakersville Creek Walk was
held Saturday and Sunday, September 16 and 17th. Picture above
shows the beginning of the booths along the Walk. At the right
is the table covered with the entries for the baking contest.
Muffy Taylor takes a nap in her favorite spot. She keeps a
picture of her "heart throb", Buzz nearby.
Spruce Pine Kiwanis Vice President David Pike, J. Ardell Sink and
Kiwanian David Blevins. The Spruce Pine Kiwanis Club recently
enjoyed a motivating speech by Mr. J. Ardell Sink, President and
CEO of local radio stations WTOE and WKYK, during which he praised
local community leaders who have improved the quality of life in our
region. Additionally, Mr. Sink talked about changing
circumstances being a constant in our lives.
Phillip and Garret Buchanan standing beneath Grassy Creek Falls. Photo by Vicky
Zinnias. Photo by Kenny Burleson.
These two, though "cat and dog" are
the best of friends. Photo by Peggy Bailey.
Here's what we can expect over the next few weeks as the leaves begin to turn.
This photo was taken at the end of last year by Gwen Tracy.
This biker girl is little but she's dreaming big!
Melissa McCurry took this picture of the some leaves as they begin to change
Several years ago
Jim Hite of Spruce Pine submitted a photo of Rex Robinson and his granddaughter to a photo contest sponsored by the National Hospice and
Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO). The picture was chosen as
first place winner in the amateur photographer's category. This
year NHPCO is using this picture on an ad slick that they have
produced and are sending to all hospices nationally. The ad is to
promote November as National Hospice Month. Jim Hite was also
chosen post humorously as Mitchell Chamber of Commerce Volunteer
of the Year .
Mayland Community College employee, Rhonda Robinson, Membership
Chairperson on the Executive Committee for the State Employees
Association of NC, pictured left, delivers canned goods to the
Shepherd Staff in Spruce Pine for the SEANC District 3. Shepherd
Staff ‘s Executive Director Willis Botney is pictured at right.
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