Spruce Pine: Landing Zone

A Landing Zone is being established at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital. MAMA is inbound.  This is in reference to a medical call at Mountain View Correctional.

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Grassy Creek: Alarm Activation

Report of an alarm activation on Galax Trail.  Reported as kitchen/dining room motion.

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Weather Forecast for Saturday, March 21, 2015

Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. West northwest wind 7 to 9 mph. Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. Northwest wind around 6 mph.

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2015 High Country Basketball League Tournament Schedule

2015 High Country Basketball League Tournament Schedule Monday 3/23/2015 Harris 5:30- McKinney v. Hodges 6:30- Wynkoop v. Greene 7:30- Blevins v. Boles (5/6 Girls Champ) Bowman 5:30- Ellis v. Young 6:30- Hoilman v. Honeycutt 7:30- Hileman v. Cass (7/8) Tuesday 3/24/2015 Harris 5:30- Winner Wynkoop/Greene v. Murphy (3/4 Girls Champ) 6:30- Shane Buchanan v. Riddle 7:30- Winner Ellis/Young v. Winner Hoilman/Honeycutt (5/6 Boys Champ) Bowman 6:30- Cass (3/4) v. Winner McKinney/Hodge 7:30- Winner Hileman/Cass (7/8) v. Vance (7/8 Boys Champ) Thursday 3/26/2015 Bowman 6:00- Winner Shane Buchanan/Riddle v. Winner McKinney/Hodge/Cass (3/4 Boys Champ) MITCHELL COUNTY CHAMPS WILL PLAY AVERY COUNTY […]

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Welcome, Tonya!

Hello friends and faithful followers, I would like to introduce you to a new admin for Mitchell County Alerts, Tonya Hughes. You may already know Tonya from M-Y Communications, as she was a computer technician and provided customer service and technical support to their customers. Tonya will be providing us with technology-related news as well as other news that concerns our local area. She will also be assisting with page moderation. Any posts she removes or people she bans will be final! She will also be assisting me with setting up the next phase of Mitchell County Alerts, which I […]

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Weather Forecast for Friday, March 20, 2015

Today: A 50 percent chance of showers. Patchy dense fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 52. Calm wind becoming west northwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. Tonight: Patchy fog between 11pm and 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

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Loafer’s Glory: Road Hazard

Report of a road hazard on North NC226 near Bonnie and Clydes. Fire department response requested. DOT has also been notified.  Reported as rocks partially blocking the roadway.  Update: There has been a traffic accident at the road hazard. No injuries reported.

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Bakersville: Motor Vehicle Accident

Report of a motor vehicle accident on NC261. Fire department and state law enforcement response requested.

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Weather Forecast for Thursday, March 19, 2015

Today: Rain. High near 41. Southeast wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. Tonight: Rain. Low around 35. Southeast wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

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Ledger: Motor Vehicle Accident

Report of a motor vehicle accident with entrapments on South NC226 across from Snow Hill Store. State law enforcement, fire department, and medical emergency response requested.  Four ambulances were dispatched to work this accident, and three helicopters (Two from WINGS and one from Wellmont) were flown into a landing zone established at Mitchell High School.

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Arrests booked between March 15 and March 18, 2015

These are arrests as obtained from records from the McDowell County Jail between March 11, 2015 and March 18, 2015. Dayshawn Blackman – Arrested on: March 11, 2015 – Court Date: March 31, 2015 – Bond: $250,000.00 * 2 counts Statutory Rape/Sex Offense Defendant >= 6 yr 14-27.7A(A) Jeffrey Kirk – Arrested on: March 12, 2015 9:04PM – Court date: March 31, 2015 – No bond * Assault on a female * Criminal contempt Makayla Marlowe – Arrested on: march 12, 2015 – Bond: $25,000.00 * Breaking and or entering Greg Johnson – Arrested on: March 15, 2015 12:14AM – […]

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Hello Mitchell County!

Welcome to Mitchell County Alerts! I hope you find this page very informative!

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