Rhododendrons in some areas have reached
full bloom. This is the native purple, hybrids are red in
Where did the birdie go? Muffin was just a little too late this
by Harvey Yoder.
Jeff and Teresa Hicks were married May 14, 2005.
Jeff is the owner of B & H Used Auto Parts in Marion.
This deer, called "Clairece" was captured in this photo by Linda
L. Brown in March.
Carolina Road performing in Bakersville during a recent
fundraiser for the CreekWalk Arts Festival that is coming up in
Bakersville in September. Photo by Keith McKinney.
The Rhododendron Cruisers held a big "Cruise-In"
Saturday, May 28 in downtown Spruce Pine with over 80 vehicles
on display. For pictures click
Linda Brown interrupted this goldfinch during its dinner.
If it wasn't for that screen......photo by Jim Hite
The 8th Grade History Enrichment Class at Harris Middle School
at the dedication of the state highway historical marker on May
27th. The class, led by teacher, Chris Hollifield, requested
that the State Legislature recognize the Spruce Pine Mining
District with this Highway marker.
Blue eyed eight
month old Boston Terrier, Oreo in his protective attack mode!
Photo by Suzy Whitson.
"Untitled Study" by Kim Cridler. This piece is included in
"Metals 2005", the current exhibition at the Penland Gallery.
This exhibition continues at the Gallery through July 31st.
This shot of the moon was taken early Wednesday morning, June
the radio station.
This photo taken by Linda Brown
captures one of the many beautiful roses now in bloom.
Kaylee is always happy to pose with Steeda. Kaylee is the
daughter of Rhonda and Larry Peterson. Steeda belongs to Kim and
How cute is this little girl? Jim Hite captured this picture at
the Arts and Crafts Fair, part of the Rhododendron Festival in
Lee Penland took this picture of her dog, Joey
one morning right after he had been groomed. As you can see Joey
is very proud of his physique and loves posing for a picture.
Clara with her new baby sister Ava. Ava was born May 16th.
Clara turned 3 on June 5th.
Linda Brown captured these water lilies in full bloom.
After thunder and rain storms on Monday night, July 11th, it was
good to see this sunrise on Tuesday morning. Photo by Linda
Whitney Mitchell and Adam Brown exchange cake at
their wedding on June 11th.
ten month old Boston Terrier is completely worn out after seven
days of vacationing in Tampa, and Daytona FL., so tired he just
couldn't keep his head out of his traveling water dish, so he
simply closed his eyes before finishing off his water! Photo
submitted by Suzy Whitson
Thank you to the many people who came out for the FREE night at
the movie, Monday night, July 18th, sponsored by WTOE. The crowd
had filled the Theatre by 6:15 pm so The Yancey Theatre kindly
agreed to have another FREE showing at 9 pm. The crowd above
lined up about 8:15 to get in the second showing. Our
apologies to anyone who was unable to get in at the 7 pm show.
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