Business News

Monkey Business Toy Shop Exhibits Favorite Toys

This Christmas, Monkey Business Toy Shop will be featuring an exhibit of favorite toys from folks in the community and would like everyone to participate.  The toy store has an “Old Fashioned Christmas” window display and it...Read More

Crush the Crisis Opioid Take Back A Success

Mission Hospital and its affiliates in the region collected 129.31 pounds of opioid medications during its “Crush the Crisis” opioid take back day Saturday, October 24.   Community members participated in the event by dropping off unused and...Read More

Spruce Pine Wells Fargo to Close

Josh Dunn with Wells Fargo Corporate Communications has confirmed that the Wells Fargo branch office in Spruce Pine will close permanently on February 10, 2021. The office is on Upper Street, across from the Tropical Grill and...Read More

Mercy Urgent Care Recomends Flu Shots

COVID-19 makes it even more important to get your flu shot this year. Available at Mercy Urgent Care for ages 9 and up, this season’s vaccine protects against four different strains of the flu, is preservative-free and...Read More

Cruz Life Center Open

Cruz Life Center is open and considered as an essential service. Taking new appointments, call 828-682-6157 Currently open Monday – Thursday Our mission is to help as many people as possible to get healthy and stay healthy...Read More

RHA Behavioral Health Offers Tele-Health Services

RHA is considered crisis walk-in center for anyone experiencing a mental health or substance use emergency in McDowell County.  In normal conditions, our office is open to walk-in crisis traffic from 8-5, Monday-Friday.  Community crisis intervention is...Read More

Altec Industries Receives Award

EDC Press Release The Yancey County Economic Development Commission is pleased to announce Altec Industries, Inc. as the 2019 recipient of the North Carolina Manufacturing Leadership Award in Economic Development and Emerging Markets. The award was presented...Read More

Good Economic News for Burnsville

Burnsville has a lot of good economic news lately including a surge of new business activity. At the Burnsville Town Council meeting on Thursday evening, March 7th, there was news about the opening of several new businesses...Read More

Valentine’s Dance at Mitchell House

Mitchell House Assisted Living & Memory Care will host a Valentine Sweetheart Dance on February 26th (postponed from the 19th) from 6  to 8pm. You are invited to come either alone or bring a dancing partner. They...Read More

Calvin Hall Retires from Fortner Insurance

  A reception was held Thursday, February 1st in honor of Calvin Hall’s retirement after 60 years with Fortner Insurance Agency in Spruce Pine. Calvin began his career with Fortner in 1958 as a producer for the late...Read More