Latest Updates

Toe River Health District COVID-19 Update 9/18

TOE RIVER HEALTH DISTRICT PRESS RELEASE Ledger, NC (September 18, 2020). Toe River Health District, Yancey, Mitchell and Avery Counties, were notified today, about the following positive cases in our district. Avery County: Community: 1 new positive community case today which puts them at 195 positive community cases, 180 community members have recovered, 14 community members are active, and 1 ...(more)

Connect@Your Library

The library is now open to the public by appointment only. Only ten people will be allowed into the building at one time. All patrons visiting the library branches are required under Executive Order No. 147 to wear a cloth face covering. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Library hours will be limited to Monday-Friday 10a.m. to 4p.m. and Saturdays 10a.m. to12pm. This allows ...(more)

Lost: Zippo Lighter

A black Zippo lighter has been lost, possibly dropped after church at Halls Chapel Church.  It has a pipe outline drawing on the side. It has great sentimental value. If you have any information call Tonya at 828-284-4414 ...(more)

Making Academic Gains in Children (M.A.G.I.C) After-School Program Starting Date

On Tuesday, October 13th, Yancey County Schools will begin the 2020-21 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) – Making Academic Gains in Children (M.A.G.I.C) Program. The 21st CCLC program is authorized under Title IV, Part B of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). The program provides after-school and summer school academic enrichment opportunities for children to ...(more)

Toe River Health District COVID-19 Update 9/17

TOE RIVER HEALTH DISTRICT PRESS RELEASE Ledger, NC (September 17, 2020). Toe River Health District, Yancey, Mitchell and Avery Counties, were notified today, about the following positive cases in our district. Avery County: Community: 3 new positive community cases today which puts them at 194 positive community cases, 180 community members have recovered, 13 community members are active, and 1 ...(more)

Medicare Open Enrollment Assistance

We are fast approaching the annual Medicare Open Enrollment Period (October 15th through December 7th) to review your options for 2021.  As you can imagine, COVID-19 pandemic presents significant challenges to the ways that SHIIP has traditionally offered counseling to Medicare beneficiaries.  The Dept. of Insurance and Yancey Cooperative Extension understand that these are trying times and ...(more)

Found: IPhone

An iPhone was found in the river on Pensacola at Concord… text to identify phone and case 828-436-1074. ...(more)

Toe River Health District COVID-19 Update 9/16

TOE RIVER HEALTH DISTRICT PRESS RELEASE Ledger, NC (September 16, 2020). Toe River Health District, Yancey, Mitchell and Avery Counties, were notified today, about the following positive cases in our district. Avery County: Community: 2 new positive community cases today which puts them at 191 positive community cases, 180 community members have recovered,10 community members are active, and 1 ...(more)