Solomon is a full-blooded Smoke Persian. He allows Mary Marsh
to live with him and take care of him.
Brandon Yelton and Byrne Tinney adjust an antenna in preparation
for local Amateur Radio Field Day. The Mayland Amateur Radio
Club, KK4MAR, were at the Mitchell County Emergency
Operations Center in Bakersville June 26-27. Radio Amateurs all
across America were on the air practicing emergency
Caught in a rare moment of
inactivity, Kason is the youngest son of Chris and Misty Hall.
Shadow was found hiding under a
truck bedliner when he was just a tiny kitten. Eighteen pounds
later he rules the household.
The grand finale at the Red Wilson
tribute that Hospice of Mitchell County held as a fundraiser
on May 24, 2004. Photo by Jim Hite.
The Spruce Pine Business Association inducted their new officers on
Thursday, July 8 during their monthly meeting. Pictured left to
right is new President David Niven of DT's Blue Ridge Java, Vice
President Donnie Beard of Southwest Trading Company and Secretary
Robin Beard, also of Southwest Trading and outgoing President Dave
Lindsey of Breaktime Billiards and Ice Cream.
Bill Smith, who has recently moved to
Spruce Pine, shares this fun photo with us. This is Bill parachuting
with a little help from his friends.
Tracy and Kayla Cox, honoring their
ancestor Pvt. John Cox, Co. K 58th North Carolina Infantry by
placing a headstone, which was provided by the Col. John B.
Palmer Camp 1946, Sons of Confederate Veterans.
Work continues on the sidewalks in downtown Spruce Pine. The
sidewalks are being replaced all the way from Bank of America to
Blue Moon Books.
A Baptist Builders Group from
Hinesville, GA recently came here to help complete a building
project for MY Meds Medication Ministry. MY Meds operates a
medication assistance program in both Spruce Pine and Burnsville
and has moved to this Spruce Pine site that required some
modifications. The volunteers worked for a week plus donated
$500 towards the building supplies and paid their expenses while
WTOE's Steve Murphy (left) and Jim Hite
(center) visit with Oscar (center front) and Vern Coulter.
Vern is a big fan of "Murphy In the Morning" and the Bad Joke of the
(Left to right) Bob Hensley, Jack
Brooks and Carol Owens welcomed everyone to the Mineral and Gem
Festival. For more pictures
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