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

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

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