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North Carolina is currently in Phase Three of the reopening process, many events are still postponed or cancelled, please CLICK HERE for a full page of information regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak. 

“Left Behind in the High Country” meets the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm in the Oak Room of the Sloop Medical Building at Cannon Memorial Hospital. This is a support group for those who have lost a loved one to suicide, for more information contact Sandra Brock at 467-5379.

HEATON CHRISTIAN CHURCH is holding Celebrate Recovery at the Church on Monday evenings at 7 pm; for more information call or text 828-528-5476

Everyone is invited to take part in a community wide Prayer Vigil by signing up for times: CLICK HERE. Please continue to be in prayer for our Community, the Leadership, Churches, Pastors, and our friends and neighbors battling COVID-19. As well as the circumstances causing unrest around the world. “If my people, called by my name…”

**January 2021**

COVID VACCINE INFORMATION: Avery County and the Avery County Health Department are proud to announce COVID-19 vaccines are now available for anyone 75 years or older at the Agriculture Extension Center (661 Vale Road above Ingles in Newland), beginning Tuesday January 12th – Friday, January 15thand again Wednesday, January 20 – Friday, January 22 from 9 a.m.-4:00 p.m.   No appointments are necessary.  Please bring your insurance card and wear appropriate clothing for easy access to have the vaccination in your upper arm.  Masks are required. If you have a bleeding disorder or are on blood thinners, please contact your physician for written documentation to receive the vaccine. For questions concerning the vaccine, please call 828-733-8273.

January 14, 2021 – 11:30 am until – The Manna Foodbank Community Market will take place at the Old Lowe’s Foods location in Newland. This is touch-free. For more information call Tammie Woodie at 828-733-6006

**Other Announcements**

Be A Mentor – You never know the impact that you could make in the life of a child; If you are interested in volunteering to be a mentor to a local child please contact the Western Youth Network at (828) 264-5174 or email Angela McMann at or download a volunteer application by clicking here: Western Youth Network Application

The SCOTTIE Mobile Pre-K (click for information) is out and about and if you have a child who would be eligible for the classes but are unable to attend Pre-K, this is a service of the Avery Public School System and Smart Start.  There are many locations throughout the county for folks to attend.  For more information or a full list of the SCOTTIE schedule, contact the Board of Education at 733-6006

The Avery County Veterans Services are seeking names of WWII, Korean Conflict, or Vietnam Conflict Service men who are natives of Avery County to compile a database.  Please Contact Georgia Henry (828-733-8211) or Jeff Pollard (828-387-5533) with any information or for more information.


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