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Originally published: 2013-06-05 14:09:10
Last modified: 2013-06-05 14:09:55

Avery County Board of Commissioners roundup

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Avery County Board of Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, June 3, to evaluate support for High Country Community Health’s new initiative in Avery, discuss the future and use of the Avery CARES building, appoint residents to various boards and a commission and hear a county tax-collection report, among other agenda items. 

• HCCH requests board support for grant to create healthcare center …

Alice Salthouse, CEO of High Country Community Health, addressed Avery County Board of Commissioners during its regular meeting on Monday, June 3, to explain work on a qualified healthcare center to be located in Avery County, which, as its mission, will aim to provide health and dental services to residents regardless of their ability to pay. 

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