The Corona TimesThe COVID-19 virus and Mitchell County, North Carolina's response to it.
A look at how COVID-19 has affected events this year, including the Rhododendron Festivals. We also review the current state of infection in NC.
Chris Hollifield, a retiring teacher from Harris Middle School, shares his thoughts about the end of his last class due to COVID-19.
More photos from the graduation for the Class of 2020 at Mitchell High School held Saturday, June 6th at Lavonia Crest in the Glen Ayre Community north of Bakersville in Mitchell County, North Carolina.
The Mitchell High Class of 2020 graduated on June 6 with a special, unique ceremony that celebrated a class which has overcome several hardships. We take a photo tour of the event in today’s post.
The wearing of face masks in public is a contentiou issue. Brandon Roberts, the editor of the MItchell News-Journal, shares facts about this controversy.
The Corona Times - June 1, 2020Mitchell High’s Class of 2020 is having a unique ending to their public school career. COVID-19 has forced them to finish classes online, and they have missed out on signing senior yearbooks in person, the senior trip, and...
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.