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Community Yard Sale to Benefit Feed-A-Child Yancey County


Each Saturday in September Bubbas Good Eats will be having a community yard sale to benefit Feed-A Child Yancey County. You pay $5.00 for a spot to set up your merchandise. Then Bubbas will donate the $5 to Feed a Child Yancey County. You keep all the proceeds from your sales. This community yard sale will be held each Saturday morning in September from 7am until noon at Bubbas Good Eats Restaurant on West Main Street in Burnsville. Anyone interested in reserving a space for any of the Saturday mornings should call   678-3388.

Fox Country Store Front Porch Contest


Fox Country Store takes pride in our hometown and believes in supporting our local businesses.  This contest will give everyone a chance to show off their front porch for fall and have a chance to win prizes from our store.  First place winner will get a $50 gift certificate, garden flag, and a bird feeder.  Second place winner will receive a $25 gift certificate and a free (more)

The Pizza Shop & Dry County Brewing Partner with MCC


Pictured from left to right are Chad Mohr, owner of The Pizza Shop and Dry County Brewing, accepting the "Partner-in Education-and Employment" certification signifying the valued partnership between the local business and the Mayland Community College Adult Education/GED® program from MCC’s Adult Education Recruiter Joyce Boone. (more)

BRHS Explains Healthcare Changes to Spruce Pine Rotary


Members of the Rotary Club of Spruce Pine received a very interesting program on Thursday, August 14, presented by Blue Ridge Regional Hospital Chairman of the Board, Courtney Mauzy, and Becky Carter, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Nursing Officer. They were introduced by (more)
 

WNC Service Groups Supports MCC Program


Pictured from left to right are MCC’s Adult Education Recruiter Joyce Boone presenting the "Partner-in Education-and Employment" certification signifying the valued partnership between the local business and the Mayland Community College Adult Education/GED® program to David Whitson of WNC Service Groups. WNC Service Groups in Spruce Pine is participating in Mayland (more)

Subway Helps Schools


Local SUBWAY® restaurants in Western North Carolina have teamed with Huddle Inc. High School Ticket Program for the 2014-2015 school year. Through the partnership, SUBWAY® restaurants will help 30 high schools in a 15-county area* save more than $20,000 in school event ticket printing costs (more)

State Employees Credit Union Continuing Ed Scholarship Program


The State Employees Credit Union Foundation in 2012 established a Continuing Education Scholarship Program to help remove financial barriers for students seeking to gain new and/or upgrade current job-related skills. This scholarship is available to assist students who enroll in certain Economic and Workforce Development Program classes at Mayland Community College. These programs (more)

Burleson Plumbing Partner in Education


Pictured from left to right are Co-Owner of Burleson Plumbing and Heating Kenny Burleson accepting the "Partner-in Education-and Employment" certification signifying the valued partnership between the local organization and the Mayland Community College Adult Education/GED® program from MCC’s Adult Education Recruiter Joyce Boone. (more)

BRHS Welcomes Dr. Alex Chappelear


Blue Ridge Regional Hospital is pleased to introduce Alex Chappelear, DO, to its team of physicians.  Dr. Chappelear is board certified in Family Medicine. “As our nation and many of our communities are experiencing a shortage of primary care physicians, we welcome Dr. Chappelear and his commitment to providing quality care in rural communities,” said Will Wantland, Practice (more)

ARHS Offers New Surgical Options


Watauga Medical Center (WMC), part of Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS), has recently added several new surgical options - hip arthroscopy, facial reconstruction (plastic surgery), spine and complicated hernia repairs. Joan Messner, BSN, MHA, CNOR, Director of Surgical Services at ARHS said "I am proud to work for a (more)

WNC Rentals Expanding To Mars Hill and Weaverville


WNC RENTALS and Property Management is expanding its operation into Mars Hill, Weaverville area. Currently based in Spruce Pine, WNC RENTALS is operating successful and groundbreaking “Rent to Sell” real estate model. (more)

Bob Timberlake Recognition Day (more)


Mitchell County EDC and Buck Stove Corporation has a "Day of Recognition" for Bob Timberlake on Tuesday