The Corona TimesThe COVID-19 virus and Mitchell County, North Carolina's response to it.
The Corona Times - May 29, 2020by Steve GunterEven though I have made my career in education and have seen teachers do amazing things every day, I am still astounded—yet not at all surprised—at the resourcefulness and compassion of teachers in response to...
The Corona Times - May 28, 2020by Jan Cavanaugh GrahamTrue, I have everything I need right here. I have my husband and our two dogs. I have 20 acres of land to roam, equipped with all the spring ramps I can possibly consume. I have a view that still...
Non-profit agencies in our region are feeling the sting of COVID-19 as events and fundraising activities have been cancelled.
The Brian Center in Spruce Pine, a nursing facility, held a parade May 14 to give residents and their families and friends a chance to see one another.
It’s been three weeks since you’ve heard from us here on The Corona Times, and it has been a busy three weeks for me, but we are getting started back with stories and images from the COVID-19 pandemic in Mitchell County.
Stories, A History of Appalachia, is a podcast that shares Appalachian history. Today, hosts Steve Gilly and Rod Mullins return for a second episode on 1918’s Spanish Flu.
Making the best of a bad situation is not unique to COVID-19. A Mitchell County couple had their wedding in the midst of the pandemic.
Rhonda Gunter talks about how celebrations and other events go on no matter the COVID-19 crisis and social distancing in today’s Corona Times.
The Corona Times - April 25, 2020The Spruce Pine Rotary Club placed the following ad in the Mitchell News-Journal to raise awareness of needs in our community during the COVID-19 pandemic and to suggest a way for residents to help.If you are receiving the...
Former Spruce Pine Presbyterian Church minister Bill Sweetser shares his thoughts about the COVID-19 pandemic in today’s post.