Business News

Heritage Lumber Annual Father’s Day Tool Event

Thursday, June 14 Heritage Lumber held their annual Father’s Day tool event featuring Makita tools. Also this year Heritage introduces the new wood-fired Traeger grill. Makita reps were on hand for demo day where people could try...Read More

Western Sizzlin in Burnsville to Close

On Monday, May 21st Western Sizzlin Steakhouse of Burnsville announced the closing of the restaurant as of Thursday, May 24th. They posted the following on Facebook: “Good afternoon on this beautiful spring Monday. We have a official...Read More

Blossman Gas Shares Summer Grilling Tips

Grilling is popular this time of year, bringing family and friends together to enjoy the great outdoors, whether for a simple summer dinner or a holiday weekend picnic bash. Blossman Gas & Appliance has five top Safety...Read More

Buchanan & Young Celebrates 50 Years

Pictured left to right: Thomas Buchanan III, Maxi Buchanan, David Hooten-FCA Area Manager Service and Parts, Tommy Buchanan and Susan Buchanan.   Local Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, RAM dealer, Buchanan & Young is celebrating 50 years of service...Read More

Mission COO Among Top 25 in Nation in Healthcare

Jill Hoggard Green, PhD, RN, Mission Health’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) and President of Mission Hospital, has been selected by Modern Healthcare as one of 2017’s Top 25 COOs in Healthcare.  This prestigious recognition, given by the leading healthcare...Read More

Coaches vs. Cancer Fundraiser at Subway

 Eleven Division 1 head men’s basketball coaches from North Carolina wrapped up a special Coaches vs. Cancer fundraising campaign and the net result was $18,213 in donations to help fight cancer. The contributions were collected in January...Read More

Local Salvation Army Stores to Close

Much to the surprise of Salvation Army store employees and customers, the three Salvation Army store locations in our area will be closing.  All three thrift stores, Burnsville, Spruce Pine and Bakersville will close. According to Major...Read More

NAPA Customer Appreciation

Bailey’s NAPA Auto Parts has spent three days thanking their customers at several of their locations. Beginning on Monday the Rock ‘n Roll Tool trailer was in Banner Elk at that location. Then on Tuesday the celebration...Read More

Smith Joins Yancey Hospice and Palliative Care

Yancey Hospice and Palliative Care is thrilled to announce a new addition to our family.  Carrie D. Smith, DNP, FNP-BC, RN has joined our team of end-of-life professionals as a Family Nurse Practitioner.  Carrie received her BSN...Read More

Calvin Hall Retires from Fortner Insurance

  A reception was held Thursday, February 1st in honor of Calvin Hall’s retirement after 60 years with Fortner Insurance Agency in Spruce Pine. Calvin began his career with Fortner in 1958 as a producer for the late...Read More