Proud Paw-Paw and his two boys! 1470, WTOE's own Steve
Murphy shown above with his two grandsons, Chandler (left) and baby
Cute little Anna Hicks poses for a picture.
This photo of a doe and her baby was taken by
by Martin Plamondon.
Many locals are now
enjoying a time to relax and vacation. Floyd and Patricia Miller submitted this
photo of Horseshoe Falls (the photo was taken from their hotel room) while
vacationing in Niagara Falls Canada.
Burleson (shown right), age 25, recently won
the 2008-2009 Sunburst Pageant. Sandra is originally from Yancey County and now
lives in Mitchell
County. She would like to dedicate this to her loving
Mamaw that just passed away. She would like to thank all of her friends and
family that was there for her along the way, and her very special
husband Andy Burleson and parents Doug and Fonda Thomas . She would like to
thank her sponsors Western Sizzlin, Mountain Air Pro Shop, Mitchell County
Sheriff dept, Steve Miller, Vision Mortgage, Wade Hughes, Mitchell Mountain Real
Estate, Richard and Barbara Bow, and everyone else that was there and helped
out. Sandra would just like to thank everyone for making a dream come true.
The above photo was taken by Laura
Phillips of an overlook looking down on the Nolichucky River.
Brian Staton took
this photo of a daisy at his home
Vicky Hoilman submitted this picture of her two granddaughters, who now, after attending the rodeo May 24th on Arbuckle Rd, want to be future Rodeo Stars!
The staff at the WTOE radio station are enjoying the many rose blooms outside of the stations office. We wanted to share this beautiful yellow rose with all of you!
I guess we should
welcome these summer visitors (though I am a bit reluctant to
welcome any kind of bugs) since they only come every 17 years. This
photo of a cicada was taken by G.E. Freeman.
Ann Whitson sent in this photo of her son,
Timothy Whitson and a few of his friends. Timothy recently celebrated his birthday at Chucky
This photo was taken by
Larry Gortney in Pigeon Roost back on April 30th.
A hummingbird back
after a long Southern
Winter, a sure sign of Spring!
Tammy Loftis took this
photo of butterfly enjoying an azaela bush
Amy Brown Welch submitted
this photo she took of the sun and clouds.
Shannon Roberts submitted this photo of spring flowers.
||Coco, the cat on the left came from the Mitchell County Animal Shelter. As you can tell, she is doing well, likes her new friend, Thumper, and enjoys sitting on the table looking out the window.
Beautiful peach roses, a ray of hope
that spring is here to stay
Philip Summons took this picture on
April 14th on the Top of Beech Mountain.
flowers, a sure sign that spring is in the air (for now)!
photo taken by Randy Ward
Family Shot: Clara
(left) and Ava (right) with little brother Max.
SEANC members who helped with the food and fundraising event. From
left to right on the front row are SEANC members Vicky Greene,
District 3 membership,
chairwoman Rhonda Robinson, Kay Goins, Reta Greene, and Andy Kirby.
On the back row from left to right are SEANC member Janice Smith,
SafePlace of Spruce Pine representative David Pike, and SEANC member
Bob Hite. SEANC members not pictured include Doris Greer, Teresa
Canton, Bob Gibbard, and Julie Young
ready for a sunny day!
Riddle and Jennifer Erin Atkinson were married on
Saturday April 5 at Shuford Memorial Gardens in Hickory.
Only a Chimney left!
Photo by Martin Plamondon
One of the first sure signs that Spring isn't too
far away is seeing the yellow daffodils.
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