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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.

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)

Mike Brown Ford Subaru Grand Opening Celebration

Mike Brown Ford-Subaru would like invite you to their Grand Opening Celebration, which runs thru August 2nd.  A Grand Opening Reception and Facility Tour was held Tuesday with a ribbon cutting featuring local dignataries. EDC Chairman Bill Slagle praised Mike Brown for the (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