December, 2014:
Old Man Winter is Early!

November, 2014 IssueFor unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counseller, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.

-Isiah 9:6

As we enter this most glorious season, let us remember the reason we celebrate.

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Food Donations Taken December 10

The Mitchell Yancey Parish Food Pantry will hold a Holiday Food Drive on December 10th at the Bakersville United Methodist Church parking lot 12:00 – 6:00 pm. We are urgently requesting that Mitchell and Yancey families bring those same items that you will serve to your family, but especially hams, turkeys, potatoes and dressing mix, pumpkin, green beans, etc.
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Volunteers in the Tenderloin District of San Francisco

4H'ers Give To Hospice

The “Ride-It!” 4-H Club from McDowell County recently held their annual horse show at the McDowell Saddle & Bridle Club. The club decided to donate $1.00 from each show entry to Hospice of McDowell County.
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Cadeuceus

Shoes of Hope!

She gently cradled his young hopeful feet in her experienced and loving hands. Her face glowing with love, she prayed earnestly that God would guide him on life’s paths so that he could enjoy life with Him forever. The 6-year old peeked shyly from underneath eyelids bowed in prayer. Still damp from the tender foot-washing, you could tell he was absorbing impressions that he would remember for years to come.

El Bethel Baptist Church in Morganton, NC recently launched “Shoes of Hope” which links children who need shoes with Christians who long to be God’s hands and feet to the world.
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Old Rock School Christmas Show Interior

A Special Nativity Festival in Linville Falls

St. Francis of Assisi is credited with creating the first nativity scene in 1223, having been inspired by a recent visit to the Holy Land where he had been shown the traditional birthplace of Jesus. Because St. Francis wan2ted people to remember that Jesus was born in a humble stable, he asked a friend who was a farmer to help by bringing an ox, a donkey, a manger and some straw to a nearby cave. On Christmas Eve, St. Francis and the people of Greccio, Italy met in this cave and acted out the story of Jesus’ birth by candlelight. "
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Veteran's Day

Doug HarrellMitchell County Chapter 58 of the Disabled Americans (DAV) honored US Veterans on Tuesday, November 11th, at the Mitchell County Courthouse in Bakersville. The ceremony began at exactly 11:00 am with the placement of a commemorative wreath. The starting time is important because at the 11 o’clock hour, on the 11th day of the 11th month, in 1918, the armistice ending the carnage of World War I was signed by Germany and the Entente.
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  • Area Churches
  • Area Ministries

Grassy Creek Baptist
Spruce Pine, NC

Horizon Church
Morganton, NC

Pine Branch Baptist
Spruce Pine, 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

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

East Marion United Methodist
Marion, NC

Faith Fellowship
Micaville, NC

First Advent Christian
Morganton, NC

 

 

J.C. Shoaf
Valdese, NC

 

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Appliances

Jonathan's Used Appliances
Spruce Pine, NC

Audio/Video

Audio/Video Enterprises
Morganton, NC

Auto Dealers

Buchanan & Young
Burnsville,NC

Burnsville Chevrolet
Burnsville,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 Oil Change

Express Lube
Morganton, NC

Auto Tires

Phil's Tire Service
Burnsville, NC

Spruce Pine Tire
Spruce Pine, NC

Bookstore

Dellinger's Christian Bookstore
Spruce Pine, NC

Off The Beaten Path
Burnsville, NC

Camping

Tom Johnson
Marion, NC

Car Washes

Water Worx
Ledger, NC

Chiropractic

Cruz Chiropractic
Burnsville, NC

Concrete Products

Explosive Supply
Spruce Pine, NC

CPA

Jamie Miller, CPA PLLC
Spruce Pine, NC

Dentist
Employment

Pleasant Grove Church
Bakersville, NC

Equipment Repair

Superior Construction and Repair (SCAR)
Spruce Pine, NC

Events

Crossnore School
Crossnore, NC

Valdese Tourism
Valdese, NC

 

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

Groceries

Frisbees
Old Fort, NC

Health Care

Bakersville Community Medical Clinic
Bakersville, NC

Carolina Home Care
Spruce Pine, NC

Marion Wellness
Marion, NC

Mission Health
Asheville, NC

Insurance

Andrews & Andrews
Newland, NC

Eben Insurance
Spruce Pine, 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

State Farm/Chad Toney
Marion, NC

Sumra Salame
Spruce Pine, NC

Jewelry
Pharmacies

Bakersville Pharmacy
Bakersville, NC

Prescription Pad
Burnsville, NC

Plumbing/Heating

Burleson Plumbing
Spruce Pine, NC

Realtors
Rehabilitation/Nursing

Brian Center
Spruce Pine, NC

Life Care of Banner Elk
Banner Elk, NC

Restaurants

Abele's
Morganton, NC

Bantam Chef
Marion, NC

Bubba's Good Eats
Burnsville, NC

DT's Blue Ridge Java
Spruce Pine, NC

Western Sizzlin'
Burnsville & Spruce Pine, NC

Retail

Grassy Creek Clothing
Spruce Pine, NC

Habitat for Humanity -
Avery

Newland, NC

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

Southwest Trading Co.
Spruce Pine, NC

 

Retirement
Transportation
Tree Service

Ray's Tree Service
Spruce Pine, NC