August, 2014: Back to School

August, 2014 IssueWell, anothe rsummer has come and gone. School starts back shortly and attention turns to lessons, homework, Football Fridays, and after-school activities.

This month, we invite you to learn about an upcoming tractor show at Mountain Heritage High School and the efforts to begin after-school Bible clubs in Mitchell County.

There's plenty more in our August issue. Make sure you pick up a copy or download a PDF copy of the paper below.

As always, we welcome your news. Send your stories to info@brcnews.com

Remember to contact us with events, activities, or ministries you'd like us to publicize.

You can also download a copy of the August BRCN here. (a PDF file, requires the free Adobe Reader, available for download here).

 

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Tractor Show August 16

With the help of Tractor Boys (and Girls) Heritage Club, on Saturday, August 16, the Mountain Heritage High School FFA will bring classroom instruction to life by hosting the first Mountain Heritage FFA Tractor Show. FFA members will be active participants in every area of the event, from planning and soliciting sponsors, to exhibitor registration, helping with live demonstrations and even trash detail.
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Jeanne Robertson

After School Bible Clubs

We hear it all the time, “If only we hadn’t taken God out of our schools…!” Well, friends, YOU have an opportunity to put Him back where our children spend most of their days! So what are you waiting for…come on down!

“Come on down!” is a phrase made popular by the TV show “Let’s Make A Deal”. When the contestants’ names are called they usually run, leap and squeal as they approach the stage. The main goal for each contestant is to spin the big wheel and win the grand prize which is often introduced by the exuberant announcer as a “New Car!” Jesus offers a much greater prize to all who will hear His voice and follow Him and children are no exception.
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Clint's Chronicles on the Funny Farm

Doug HarrellWherever I go, folks ask me if my tales of adventure at Harrell Hill Farms are true. A couple things you should know: clearly the Lord protects me from myself and the myriad monsters and events that seek to snuff me out; and these stories are absolutely true (not to say I don’t exaggerate a teeny tiny bit).

I am constantly amazed, and more than a wee bit concerned, that so many of you seem to take great pleasure in my foibles, misadventures and near–misses with danger. Well, you’ll likely get a slight chuckle from this late-night horror story!
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  • Area Churches
  • Area Ministries

First Advent Christian
Morganton, NC

Grassy Creek Baptist
Spruce Pine, NC

Horizon Church
Morganton, NC

Pleasant Grove
Church of the Bretheren

Bakersville, NC

Plumtree Presbyterian
Plumtree, NC

Roan Mtn. Missionary
Bakersville, NC

Spruce Pine
United Methodist Church

Spruce Pine, NC

The Bridge Church of WNC
Spruce Pine, NC

West Burnsville Baptist
Burnsville, NC


Altapass Baptist
Spruce Pine, NC

Banner Elk Methodist
Banner Elk, NC

Bear Creek Baptist
Ledger, NC

Berry Chapel Baptist
Spruce Pine, NC

Burkemont Baptist
Morganton, NC

Burnsville 7th Day Adventist
Burnsville, NC

Central Baptist
Spruce Pine, NC

Faith Fellowship
Micaville, NC

East Marion United Methodist
Marion, NC

 

 

J.C. Shoaf
Valdese, NC

 

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Animal Shelter
Appliances

Jonathan's Used Appliances
Spruce Pine, NC

Audio/Video

Audio/Video Enterprises
Morganton, NC

Auto Dealers

Burnsville Chevrolet
Burnsville,NC

Creekside Auto Sales
Bakersville,NC

Crossroads Ford
Morganton,NC

John Greene Chrysler
Morganton,NC

Marion Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep
Marion, NC

Mike Brown Ford/Subaru
Spruce Pine, NC

Spruce Pine Chevrolet
Spruce Pine,NC

Auto Parts

B & J Auto Parts
Bakersville,NC

Blue Ridge NAPA
Banner Elk, Burnsville,
Newland, & Spruce Pine, NC

Auto Tires

Spruce Pine Tire
Spruce Pine, NC

Woodlawn Tire
Marion, NC

Bookstores

Off The Beaten Path
Burnsville, NC

Building Supplies

Summit Building Supply
Burnsville, NC

Camping
Car Washes

Water Worx
Ledger, NC

Cell Phone

Cell Phone Connection
Marion, NC

Chiropractic

Cruz Chiropractic
Burnsville, NC

Cleaners

Jordan's Cleaners
Morganton, NC

Concrete Products

Explosive Supply
Spruce Pine, NC

CPAs

Jamie Miller, CPA PLLC
Spruce Pine, NC

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Pleasant Grove Church
Bakersville, NC

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Superior Construction Repair
Spruce Pine, NC

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Asheville, NC

Crossnore School
Crossnore, NC

Helping Hands
Burnsville, NC

Tipton Hill Foundation Spaghetti Supper
Tipton Hill, NC

Valdese Tourism
Valdese, NC

 

Finance

Allied FInancial
Marion, NC

Florist
Funeral Homes

Webb Funeral Home
Spruce Pine, NC

Furniture

Buck Stove
Spruce Pine, NC

L & B Furniture
Marion, NC

People's Furniture
Spruce Pine, NC

Health Care

Bakersville Community Medical Clinic
Bakersville, NC

Blue Ridge Regional Hospital
Spruce Pine, NC

Carolina Home Care
Spruce Pine, NC

McDowell Hospital
Marion, NC

Psalms Urgent Care
Morganton, NC

Toe RIver Health DIstrict
Spruce Pine, NC

Housing

Clayton Homes
Morganton, NC

Insurance

Andrews & Andrews
Newland, NC

Fortner Insurance
Spruce Pine, Burnsville, Newland, & Banner Elk, NC

McDaniel Insurance Agency
Marion, NC

McDowell Farm Bureau
Marion, NC

Miller Insurance Group
Spruce Pine, NC

Mitchell County
Farm Bureau

Bakersville & Spruce Pine, NC

Premier Insurance
Marion, NC

Mulch
McCl;ure Construction
Spruce Pine, NC
Nursing Homes

Brian Center
Spruce Pine, NC

Lifecare
Banner Elk, NC

Pharmacies

Bakersville Pharmacy
Bakersville, NC

Prescription Pad
Burnsville, NC

Plumbing/Heating

Burleson Plumbing
Spruce Pine, NC

Pools

Ken Ray Pools
Morganton, NC

Realtors

Whitson Realty
Marion, NC

Restaurants

Abele's
Morganton, NC

Bantam Chef
Marion, NC

Bubba's Good Eats
Burnsville, NC

DT's Blue Ridge Java
Spruce Pine, NC

Moondoggy's
Marion, NC

Switzerland Inn
Little Switzerland, NC

Tropical Grill
Spruce Pine, NC

Western Sizzlin'
Burnsville & Spruce Pine, NC

Retail

Frisbee's Galaxy
Marion, NC

Habitat for Humanity -
Avery

Newland, NC

Habitat for Humanity - Mitchell/Yancey
Burnsville & Spruce Pine, NC

TJ's Discount
Marion, NC

 

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Transportation
Tree Service

Ray's Tree Service
Spruce Pine, NC