Haunted House to Benefit Parkway Playhouse Jr.

The air is crisp, pumpkins are everywhere, and Halloween is right around the corner. This fall, Parkway Playhouse will be creating its first ever haunted house fundraiser to benefit the theatre’s educational programming and support students attending the Junior Theatre Festival. This family-friendly spook fest will be taking place just off the Burnsville square at Mountain Medical Arts, 2 (more)

Students Learn Through SUCCESS Program

At the recent Yancey County Board of Education meeting, Micaville Elementary School Principal Michele Laws presented several good news items from her school including a new Leader in Me - SUCCESS Program for students.  Available in the program is an application, interview, and selection process for 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders who want to “apply” for nine-week positions throughout (more)

Smoky Mountain MCO is now Vaya Health

Smoky Mountain MCO, which manages public funds for mental health, substance use and intellectual/ developmental disability services in 23 western North Carolina counties, today announced the organization will now operate under the name Vaya Health (Vaya). The new name reflects the organization’s expansion and evolving mission over the past four decades. Originally serving the (more)