News &

Here are the latest news and announcements from Mitchell County Government. For additional information or to get answers to questions, please contact us.


Mitchell County Comprehensive Transportation Plan Public Survey

Mitchell County, the towns of Bakersville and Spruce Pine, the High Country Rural Planning Organization (HCRPO), and the North Carolina Department of Transportation – Transportation Planning Division (NCDOT TPD) are working together to develop a Comprehensive Transportation Plan (CTP) that will identify transportation needs and long-term solutions for the next 25 to 30 years. The study includes alternative modes of transportation (bicycle, pedestrian, and public transportation).

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State of Emergency Declaration – September 15, 2018

WHEREAS, Hurricane Florence, and;
WHEREAS, as a result of the above-described disaster, I have determined that there is an imminent threat of, or existing conditions have caused or will cause, widespread or severe damage, injury, or loss of life or property, and;
WHEREAS, declaring a State of Emergency and imposing the restrictions and prohibitions ordered herein is necessary to maintain order and protect public health, safety, and welfare, and to secure property…

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Roadside Litter in Mitchell County

There have been questions about litter pickup in the county and the North Carolina Department of Transportation has shared the following information about how roadways are currently being kept clean.

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