March 23 Update

Mitchell News Journal – The Mitchell News Journal will be closed to the public through April 3. They will be able to be reached by phone from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Blue Ridge Parkway- Blue Ridge Parkway Announces Modifications to Backcountry Camping Permits (NC/VA) – The Blue Ridge Parkway is announcing additional modifications toContinue reading “March 23 Update”

March 20 Update

Mitchell County Health Department- Today there was a change in the status of disease transmission that affects the enforcement of public health control measures. In light of new information today regarding the presence of community spread of COVID-19 in North Carolina, local jurisdictions should enforce the more stringent Order of Abatement of Imminent Hazard issuedContinue reading “March 20 Update”

March 18 Update

The Mitchell County Board of Commissioners met for a special session Monday, March 16, to discuss and proclaim a state of emergency due to the coronavirus pandemic. To read the proclamation click here Clarification for executive order on restaurants and bars: The Governor’s Executive Order suspending dine-in service and allowing for take out only inContinue reading “March 18 Update”

March 17 Update

NC Government: Governor Roy Cooper and members of the Coronavirus Task Force are holding a media briefing today at 2 pm. At that briefing, Governor Cooper will announce a new executive order in response to COVID-19 that closes restaurants and bars for dine-in customers but allows them to continue takeout and delivery orders. The executiveContinue reading “March 17 Update”