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.

Phillips 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 winners click here.

Bobby Proffitt enjoys a little Halloween fun. We've been told he is "President Bush's new campaign manager".

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 Sam Sirois.

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 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

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.

Pictured from 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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