Category: News

Mitchell County Mourns the Loss of Deputy Chris McClintick

BAKERSVILLE, N.C. — Yesterday was a day filled with tragedy for Mitchell County citizens, law enforcement, and the family of Deputy Chris McClintick.

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Prepare for the Storm. Get Your Pets Vaccinated and Microchipped!

GRASSY CREEK, N. C. — Get your pets vaccinated and micro-chipped before the storm arrives at an upcoming rabies vaccination and microchip clinic.

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Ledger Woman Arrested for Harboring Fugitive

SPRUCE PINE, N.C. — A Ledger woman has been jailed after being accused of harboring a fugitive.

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9/11 Established Officially as “First Responder Day” in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C.  – September 11th was officially established as an annual legal holiday called “First Responder Day” by the North Carolina General Assembly.

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Asheville Woman Arrested for Selling Methamphetamine in Spruce Pine

SPRUCE PINE, N.C. – County deputies recently charged an Asheville, North Carolina woman for allegedly selling methamphetamine.

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Statement from Medical Providers Associated with Blue Ridge Hospital

SPRUCE PINE, N.C. — Medical providers associated with Blue Ridge Regional Hospital gathered to discuss the discontinuation of Labor and Delivery Service.

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South Toe Man Arrested in Estatoe Acres Shooting

ESTATOE, N.C. – A South Toe man was arrested and jailed after he allegedly shot another man in the back.

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Sheriff’s Activity Report: June 25 through July 2, 2017

Mitchell County Sheriff’s Office Activity Report For the period of June 25 through July 2, 2017 Mitchell County Deputies arrested 8 suspects and issued 2 citations during this period. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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Bakersville Man Arrested After Firing Gun at Officers

BAKERSVILLE, N.C. — One man was jailed after allegedly firing a gun at law enforcement officers who responded to a domestic disturbance complaint.

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Sheriff’s Activity Report: May 31 through June 4, 2017

Mitchell County Sheriff’s Office Activity Report For the period of May 31 through June 4, 2017 Mitchell County Deputies arrested 2 suspects and issued 0 citations during this period. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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Yancey County Woman Jailed for Escaping Custody

BAKERSVILLE, N.C. – A Newdale woman is jailed after escaping law enforcement custody while being served arrest warrants.

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Sheriff’s Activity Report: April 23 through April 30, 2017

Mitchell County Sheriff’s Office Activity Report For the period of April 23 through April 30, 2017 Mitchell County Deputies arrested 9 suspects, issued 1 citation, served 21 civil papers, and responded to 208 calls for service during this period. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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Upcoming Color Run at Gouge Elementary School

BAKERSVILLE, N. C. — Gouge Elementary School invites the public to their annual Color Run. 

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Sheriff’s Activity Report: April 16 through April 23, 2017

Mitchell County Sheriff’s Office Activity Report For the period of April 16 through April 23, 2017 Mitchell County Deputies arrested 2 suspects, issued 2 citations, served 10 civil papers and responded to 181 calls for service for this period. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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Support Group to be Hosted for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Victims

SPRUCE PINE, N. C. — A local non-profit will be hosting weekly support group meetings for domestic violence and sexual assault victims and their families.

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