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Market on Oak Book Signing April 26th


Local author, Haskell Davis, will be holding a book signing to promote his book, “The Unmarked Grave.”  The book is a true story of romance, love, faith, deceit, and tragedy surrounding the lives of Charlie and Frankie Silver, a young mountain couple and their families. They were a happy little family in the isolated Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina.  (more)

Yancey Hospice Named as Prestigious Hospice Honors Recipient


For the second consecutive year Yancey Hospice has been named a 2014 Hospice Honors recipient, a prestigious award recognizing hospice agencies providing the best patient care and caregiver experience. Awarded by Deyta, this prestigious annual honor recognizes the top 100 agencies in the country that continuously provide the highest level of satisfaction through their care as measured (more)

Blue Ridge Regional Hospital Receives Golden Bow Award


Joni Lisbee presents the Golden Bow Award to BRRH staff. Pictured left to right:   Jamie Pate, RN; Joni Lisenbee, Nurse Manager Mother Baby Unit and Breastfeeding Center at Mission Hospital; Teressa Neill, BRRH Director of Women’s, Nursery and Outpatient/Observation,(more)

Wells Fargo Donates to BRRH Women's Health


Wells Fargo Bank has provided a grant of $28,490 to the Blue Ridge Regional Hospital Foundation for the purchase of diagnostic and treatment equipment for the hospital’s Women’s Health services.  The urodynamic equipment will offer new treatment options for pelvic health disorders and urological conditions.  BRRH physicians indicate that they are seeing an increased (more)

Don Smith Ford Subaru Under New Ownership


Left to Right - Phil Stevens, Don Smith and Mike Brown. The Don Smith Ford Subaru Dealership in Spruce Pine has been sold and is now Mike Brown Ford Subaru.  Owned by Don Smith for many years the dealership built a reputation for integrity and customer service.  (more)

MCC Graduate at Robertson Packaging


Brandon Whitson considered several careers before he decided to enter the business field. He credits his decision to enter this career field because of the diversity it offered. Whitson also made the decision to start his higher education path at Mayland Community College. Whitson graduated from Mayland with his Associate’s Degree in Business Administration. (more)

Barkin' Basement Open Year Round


When thinking about shopping don’t forget Yancey Humane Society’s Barkin’ Basement!  Everyone knows how great the YHS Fall Flea has been for years. Now you have the opportunity to take advantage of those great savings year round. The Barkin' Basement is located in the (more)

PNC Holds Open House


The Burnsville Branch of PNC held an open house on Friday, March 14th. Everyone was invited to stop by and enjoy refreshments. Branch Manager Leigh Cuthbertson and other PNC employees were there to greet everyone and answer questions (more)

BRRH's David Reed Appointed to NC Board of Physical Therapy Examiners


Blue Ridge Regional Hospital is pleased to announce that David Reed, Director of Rehabilitation Services, has been appointed by Governor Pat McCrory to the North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. The North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners is an occupational licensing board which exists to maintain minimum standards for the practice of physical therapy  to (more)

BRRH Dietitian Describes New Program to Rotary


Pictured is Rotarian Bill Carson presenting the locally handmade Rotary mug to Sydeena Isaacs. On January 30 members of the Rotary Club of Spruce Pine received an excellent program provided by Sydeena Isaacs, Clinical Dietician of Blue Ridge Regional Hospital, who was introduced by Rotarian Oscar Weinmeister. A graduate of Appalachian State University (Go Mountaineers!), Sydeena holds a (more)

Burnsville Branch Featured in Blossman Gas Commercials


Local talent from Asheville and nearby WNC area was tapped for two recent television commercials for Blossman Gas, Appliance and Servicewww.blossmangas.com.
Sam Brophey, Rohan Meyers and Bill Thomson ofAsheville, Chris Jones from Weaverville and Sydney Waldman from Tryon, starred in the :30 second television commercials called “Lammy” and (more)

New Account Representative Joins WKYK/WTOE


Wanda Hardin is the newest addition to the WKYK/WTOE staff. Wanda joins the staff as an account representative for the radio stations’ website. Wanda brings 20 years of Retail Sales experience and 10 years of newspaper sales experience. Wanda moved to the Cane River area in September of 2013 from Flaglee Beach, Florida. She is originally from Georgia and has a daughter and a (more)

Serenity Garden and Wellness Center Opens in Spruce Pine


Avril Wilson and Elise Morris are excited to announce the opening of Serenity Garden Wellness Center in Spruce Pine.  Serenity Garden offers massages and Reiki treatment which are proven to relieve stress, anxiety, and promote relaxation.  Massage and Reiki treatment improves posture flexibility, circulation and lowers blood pressure.  It also is said to relax muscles and improves (more)

MCC Receives Loan To Support Manufacturing School Construction


Mayland Community College is the recipient of a loan and grant funded through the USDA Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant program (REDLG) and French Broad Electric Membership Corporation (FBEMC). This $360,000, seven- year construction loan will (more)

Blue Ridge Regional Hospital's Pumpkin Decorating Contest


Talk about creativity...it was on display at the Blue Ridge Regional Hospital's Pumpkin Deorating Contest. Winner of the Best Promotion of the Hospital or Department was CCU. (more photos)