SEARCH (Sustaining Essential and Rural Community Healthcare) reveals plan, seeks input

Press release from SEARCH (Sustaining Essential and Rural Community Healthcare): About 40 people from across Mitchell and Yancey counties came together recently at Trinity Episcopal Church in Spruce Pine for dinner and to learn what SEARCH has planned for the future. In existence since June of 2017 when Blue Ridge Regional Hospital decided to close Labor […]

San Francisco-based Kimpton to Expand Presence in North Carolina, Announces Hotel Arras in Asheville

Press release from McKibbon Hospitality: Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants announces today it will open a new hotel in Asheville, North Carolina this summer. A historic conversion of the former BB&T Bank building, Kimpton Hotel Arras will transform the tallest building in the city into a 128-room boutique hotel and bring to life a modern mountain […]

Rising Number of Flu Cases, Haywood Regional Limits Visitation

Press release from Haywood Regional Medical Center:  CLYDE, NC  (Jan 21, 2019) Effective immediately, Haywood Regional Medical Center (HRMC) will begin “limited visitation” at the hospital due to the increased number of positive flu cases in our hospital, physician practices and urgent care locations. Visitor limitations is a precaution often taken during flu season when flu […]