This picture of a pine tree with
pine cones makes one think of Christmas--won't be long--only about
two months. Photo by Linda Brown.
Zoe is all dressed up and ready for
Halloween. Photo by Melissa Mathis.
Dr. Suzanne Owens will become
Maylandís fifth president, and the second female president in
the collegeís 34-year history.
Cooling off during the Mitchell game Friday night. Photo
by Randy Ward.
Gwaltney Child Development Center celebrated Halloween with a
parade of princesses, football stars, cartoon characters and
more on Mayland Community Collegeís Main Campus on Monday,
October 31. Pictured returning from the parade from left to
right leading the group are Sada Hall, PGCDC director Liz
Silvers, and Dystani Frisbee.
Randy Hall of Burnsville is the lucky winner of the 50th
Anniversary trip to Gatlinburg, $50 cash and $50 for gas. He
registered at People's Furniture in Spruce Pine. For a list of
Bobby Proffitt enjoys a little
Halloween fun. We've been told he is "President Bush's new
Tex Woody took
this picture of a bear. He has named it "Mother of Peek-A-Boo".
And here is "Peek-A-Boo", a cute
little baby of the bear above. Photo by Tex Woody.
It took two years for Sandy Hite to grow this pineapple in her
home. Husband Jim said it tasted great!
Mike Bennett took this beautiful
sunrise in Patio, Kentucky.
WTOE's Steve Murphy (center back)
joins Veterans and Junior/Cadette Troop # 112 and Brownie Troop
# 390 on Veterans' Day. The troops in the photo (in alphabetical
order) are: Caitlin Blevins, Devon Fero, Anna Glenn, Haley
Goldblatt, Autumn Hollifield, Abby Kuchta, Sarah Kuchta, Anika
Larkins, Danielle Robinson, Sarah Robinson, Brianna Sheehan,
Pixie Sirois, Gabby Sirois, Mary Beth Thomas, Olivia Varney,
Alexis Vencill, Mollie Westall, Emily Willis, Nicole Willis.
Leader of Troop # 112 is Lisa Kuchta, Leader of Troop # 390 is
Ribbon cutting for the new business,
The Fragrant House, was held on Wednesday, September 21st. The
Fragrant House is located on Locust Avenue (lower street) in
Spruce Pine. Owners are Norma and Bill Ure (both are in red in
picture). Photo by Cindy Lindsey.
A colorful display of metal art
captured by Jim Hite.
It was extremely chilly at the football game Friday night, for
more pictures of the game, click
here. Photos by Randy Ward.
This picture was quite obviously not
taken this morning...it was maybe a few months back when the
rhododendron were in bloom, when Harold S. Self snapped this picture
of Stone Haven at Little Switzerland
Avery County High School Jr. ROTC Golf
Tournament was held on September 17th. There was a great turnout and
$2000 was raised.
Vicky Hoilman got a picture of all
these deer in her backyard. She said the buck on the right stood
watch while the two does on the left were eating acorns.
|The Spruce Pine Christmas Parade was held
Saturday evening, November 26th. Above WTOE's "Murphy In The
Morning" rode in the WTOE plane in the parade. Right Grand
Marshall for the parade was WTOE, in honor of its 50th
Anniversary. Representing WTOE were its owners, Remelle and
Ardell Sink. Photos by Jim Hite. Send us your Christmas Parade
photos, email email@example.com.
Now this picture helps to get us in
the Christmas spirit. This was actually taken during the ice
storm of 2003 by Harold S. Self. It was taken at Lake Laurel,
Little Switzerland, N.C., on Emerald Mine Road. Beautiful.
left to right are Mitchell County residents who were honored at
Mayland Community College's Board of Trustees Recognition Awards
Ceremony: Carol Westveer, Karen S. Duncan, Nell and Joe Young.
Former Mitchell High School student,
Christopher Horvat is excelling at UNC-Chapel Hill. His parents
said, "We here in Mitchell County are very fortunate to have
dedicated and effective teachers; a group that is second to none
that I know of."
The Horvats second son, Mathew also excelled in Mitchell
County and is now a freshman at Chapel Hill.
Sunset on the Unaka Mountain, viewed
from the Beauty Spot Look Off. Photo by Mike Bennett.
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