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Kendra Wilson submitted this photo of a beautiful rainbow that formed over the Parkway.


Martin Plamondon captured this picture of ducks enjoying an early morning swim.


This sunrise over Roan Mountain, from the Buladean side was taken by Martin Plamondon.


This little guy wasted no time when his family woke up to this snow back on January 13th.
 

MCC’s President Dr. Suzanne Owens, left, presents an American flag in honor and memory of Ralph Gwaltney to child care center director Liz Silvers, right. Also pictured from left to right are Phillips-Gwaltney Child Development Center students Taylor Silvers, Kaeleigh Buchanan, and Lane Letner.


Roan Mountain blanketed with snow, taken Sunday, February 5th by Martin Plamondon.


This pair of doves found food and shelter in a country feeder. Photo by Martin Plamondon.


GE Freeman sent this picture of this weekend's snow covering the woodpile.


This sign at Trinity Episcopal Church "points the way".  The sign was painted by accomplished artist and church member, George Bennett. Photo by Doug Sudduth.


MCC’s President Dr. Suzanne Owens, left, presents an American flag in honor and memory of Ralph Gwaltney to child care center director Liz Silvers, right. Also pictured from left to right are Phillips-Gwaltney Child Development Center students Taylor Silvers, Kaeleigh Buchanan, and Lane Letner.

Linda Brown's cat, Smokie loved this weekend's snow!


The Mitchell High School Quiz Bowl team, along with Mountain Heritage and Avery High School teams, participated in the local Quiz Bowl tournament sponsored by the Avery, Mitchell, and Yancey Library. Quiz Bowl is an academic competition with questions covering current events, history, science, English and other topics test team members knowledge. The winning team advances to the regional Quiz Bowl competition, then that winner advances to the state finals in Raleigh. The Mitchell High team won the local tournament, but due to scheduling conflicts will not be able to attend the next level of the tournament. Mountain Heritage High School will compete in the regional tournament. Pictured from left to right are Seth McClellan, Danielle McLain, Maria Walker, Bobby Brandl, and Garrett Schlesinger.


Another outstanding picture taken by Martin Plamondon. The sunset glow on the trees made the moon stand out. This was taken on February 9th.


Ann Whitson of Spruce Pine took this picture of a bush during the recent snow.


Daffodils--there are lots of them around this time of year, Vicky Hoilman took this picture of these in Spruce Pine at the beginning of Lower Street.


WTOE's "Murphy In the Morning" celebrates St. Patrick's Day. As best we can determine "Irish Time" adds an extra 3 working hours to the day!


Vicky Hoilman found these lady slippers in the woods near her home.

Timothy Whitson with his 5 month old puppy, Mississippi. Photo by Ann Whitson.


Mike Bennett took this beautiful photo of Toccoa Falls.


There was not as much snow on Friday, March 24th as was forecast and most of it did not stick to the roads. It was however enough to close the schools and it did stick to trees and power lines as you can see in this photo taken by Ann Ross


Mayland Community College Student Government Association president Elisabeth Stapleton, secretary Moran Sparks and advisor Lynn McKinney participated in a state conference.

Daffodils blooming in the snow on the first day of Spring. Photo by Melissa Miller.
 


Martin Plamondon took this picture of Roan Mountain Sunday afternoon, March 26th, as it came out from beneath the clouds.


Pretty flowers make us think Spring! Photo by Vicky Hoilman

 

 


MCC instructor Sandy Pierce’s photograph will be on display the remainder of 2006 at the President’s Art Exhibition in Raleigh.


Allen Young spotted these wild turkeys in a field.

This cute little fella's name is Taz. Photo by Ann Whitson.

 

 


Martin Plamondon took this picture of a "Rowdy Sunset" prior to a storm on April 2nd.

Retired Mayland Community College Basic Skills faculty member Maisie Howell received a North Carolina state signet ring with the State of North Carolina Seal located on the top for 25 years of service with a state agency. Howell was one of the first tutors in Mayland’s Basic Skills Department. She helped with the GED testing, tutored students in math, and helped others learn computer skills. Howell worked at the college for 27 years. Pictured from left to right are Mayland Community College President Dr. Suzanne Owens and Howell.


Vicky Hoilman took this picture of a dandelion in her front yard.
                                  

Pictured are MCC Cosmetology students, left Tonya Campbell, and right Sheila Hughes who brought home trophies from competitions the students attended this year.


Apple blossoms caught in rain. Photo by Marin Plamondon. 


Looks like it is going to be a good year for the dogwood blossoms. This pretty pink dogwood was captured by Linda Brown.

A new exhibition at Penland Gallery runs thru June 4th. It is for animal lovers, with animal imagery in a variety of media.

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