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January SEARCH Meeting to Welcome New Hospital CEO

SEARCH (Sustaining Essential and Rural Community Healthcare) will meet on Monday, January 27, at the First Baptist Church on the Burnsville Square.  The event will begin with dinner at 5:30 p.m.  Special invited guests are Tonia Hale, the new CEO of the Blue Ridge Regional Hospital, Luke Howe, Executive Director, and Nora Frank, Associate Director of the AMY Wellness Foundation.  Anyone in ...(more)

Hannah Tipton Joins 1000 point Club

With a 60 to 49 team win over Mitchell on Friday night,  Hannah Tipton scored her 1000 point.  Hannah needed 11 more points going into the game and scored 18 for the night. Hannah joins two more cougar players this season to score over 1000 career points.  On January 3rd, Justus Shelton scored his 1000 point in the Elizabethton win. Callin Randolph scored his 1000 point in the Christmas ...(more)

Benefits for Older Americans

The beginning of the year brings many financial challenges to working families and especially older adults. Much of our aging population is on a fixed income and struggle month to month. But there are billions of dollars in federal, state and local assistance available to help seniors who are struggling.  This includes help for Medications, Health Care, Income Assistance, Food & Nutrition, ...(more)