Business News

Mercy Urgent Care CEO Tim Johnston to Retire

Mercy Urgent Care President and Chief Executive Officer Tim Johnston is retiring after 27 years of service with the Sisters of Mercy organization. Rachel Sossoman will take over as President and CEO of Mercy Urgent Care and...Read More

Coldwell Banker King Open House

Coldwell Banker King held a celebration of their new location in Burnsville on Wednesday, May 19th. The real estate office is now located at 56 Stardust Rd, Ste. 5, Burnsville. The location is next to Barn Charm,...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