The Corona Times

The COVID-19 virus and Mitchell County, North Carolina's response to it.

Brian Center Parade

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.

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We’re Back!

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.

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The Spanish Flu Podcast, Part 2

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.

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A COVID-19 Wedding

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.

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Celebrations Despite COVID-19

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.

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A Way to Help Others

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...

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Support Local Business

Local businesses have been greatly impacted by COVID-19. The Mitchell County Chamber of Commerce and Spruce Pine Main Street are working to support them.

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