Community Schools Business Close-Up Submit Item


Blood Drive at Mike Brown Ford Subaru

Help Save a Life on August 5th from 1:30-6 PM at Mike Brown Ford-Subaru in Spruce Pine.The Red Cross will be on site as part of their local blood drive.Come on by and be a part of this great event.Contact Mike Brown Ford Subaru at 828-765-1200 for details. 

Post Acute Care Center Planned

Throughout his successful career in manufacturing, Dennis Foley always had a knack for identifying problems and developing solutions. No one has benefited more from this positive outlook on business and life than his wife of 51 years, Diane. In 2002, while living in Boone, NC, she was diagnosed with lymphoma. Dennis utilized his problem solving skills in researching the best options for his (more)

Alzheimers Care at Brian Center

 In observance of CART (Coins for Alzheimer’s Research Trust) Awareness Month, members of the Rotary Club of Spruce Pine, received a program on Alzheimer’s Care Capabilities available at the Brian Center. Rotarian Bing Crosby introduced Star Gardner, Director of Admissions and (more)

BRP and MCC Join to Purchase 3D Metal Printer

Mayland Community College announces a joint investment opportunity with BRP of Spruce Pine. The funds given to the College by BRP helped purchase Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS) technology for the College’s newly opened Anspach Advanced Manufacturing School at (more)

Buck Stove Main Sponsor of BBQ and Bluegrass Festival

In 1975 Robert Bailey and Alvin Barrier were operating Minpro Supply in Spruce Pine selling gasoline and refurbished appliances. They were approached by an Asheville businessman with a request. He had built a new wood-burning stove with a three-speed motor and he needed someone who could manufacture the stove he called “Regular Buck”. Due to the energy crisis of the mid 70’s (more)

State Farm Joins With NCDOT for Safety Program

The N.C. Department of Transportation today announced it has a new sponsorship agreement for its Incident Management Assistance Patrol program (IMAP), a service that offers free roadway assistance to motorists in need. The agreement is with State Farm® and will rename the program the NCDOT State Farm Safety Patrol. “A primary  (more)

Altec Industries, Inc. Receives Highly Protected Risk Award

Altec Industries, Inc. has received a Highly Protected Risk (HPR) award from Affiliated FM, a division of FM Global, one of the world’s largest commercial property insurers. The award recognizes Altec for taking extensive measures to protect its Burnsville (more)