Parkway Playhouse Adult Acting Classes


Parkway Playhouse will offer an acting class for adults starting  on Saturdays from 11am-1pm.  The class will meet for ten sessions starting on March 21.   Tuition for the class is $150.  A $50 deposit is required to secure enrollment. The class is being taught by Ralph Redpath, a professional actor based in Asheville who has worked extensively with Flat Rock (more)

MHU Receives Funds for Documentary


The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Partnership has announced an award of $5,000 to the Liston B. Ramsey Center for Regional Studies at Mars Hill University to support a documentary film about Madison County master fiddler Roger Howell. (more)

Hospitalist Program Started at Blue Ridge Regional


Blue Ridge Regional Hospital (BRRH) recently initiated a hospitalist program to provide patients with a hospital-based physician to coordinate their care while in the facility. Hospitalist programs are a common fixture in many hospitals today, allowing specially trained physicians to treat patients in the inpatient setting. This allows primary care physicians the option to focus on treating (more)