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App Regional Health Free Advance Care Planning Workshop

In honor of National Healthcare Decision Day, Appalachian Regional Healthcare System will partner with the Watauga County Bar Association to offer a free Advance Care Planning Workshop on April 8, 2017 in the Watauga Medical Center auditorium from 10 am to 1 pm.
This workshop will provide information and tools for the public to talk about their wishes with family, friends and (more)

New Ladies Boutique Opens in Spruce Pine

Spruced Boutique is a warm and inviting boutique located in the heart of downtown Spruce Pine with a unique collection of women's clothing, jewelry, accessories, and gifts. David and Julene Roe decided they wanted to go into business. After several months of looking around, (more)

Erin Dalton Joins Toe River Arts

The Toe River Arts Council is pleased to announce Erin Dalton as their new intern for the Toe River Arts branding initiative. Part of the marketing strategy of Toe River Arts is recognizing Mitchell/Yancey counties as home to hundreds of artists. Erin will be interviewing selected artists, writing articles, taking photographs, and shooting short videos for promotional use of the Toe River Arts in (more)

Spargo Joins Graham Childrens Health Services

Jeff Spargo has joined the Graham Children's Health Services team as the new full-time Mitchell Yancey Substance Abuse Task Force Coordinator! Jeff has worked previously in prevention, outreach and advocacy around sexual violence in South Carolina -- most recently at Mars Hill University. He continues to serve as Youth and Children Minister at   (more)

Providing Much Needed Help for Caregivers

Are you a caregiver who needs a break from the day in day out stress of care giving? Let Heritage Adult Day Retreat help. It is what they do best. Heritage Adult Day Retreat is located just west of Burnsville next to Yancey Physical Therapy and Riverside Baptist Church near Jacks Creek on Hwy 19E. They offer low cost affordable quality day care for your loved one giving you the opportunity to (more)

PruittHealth Home First Recognizes Rose Laws

Pruitt Health Home First Yancey announced that the October partner of the month was Rose Laws. Rose has been a certified nursing assistant with them since 2008. Rose works hard and is dependable. She is kind and considerate of others and is appreciated at Pruitt Health. She is pictured with her supervisor, Joanna Biddix, RN.  (more)

Grand Opening of Spruce Pine Salvation Army Store

Thursday was the Grand Opening of the Spruce Pine Salvation Army store located on Hwy 226 in the shopping center behind KFC. Pictured above are (left to right) Jessica Silvers, Mary McCurry, Tammy Renfro and Manager Stacie Peterson. Everyone is invited to come by.