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...winter Storm Warning Remains In Effect Until 8 Am Est Monday... * What...heavy Mixed Precipitation. Additional Snow Accumulations Of Up To 4 Inches And Ice Accumulations Of A Light Glaze. Winds Gusting As High As 45 Mph. * Where...the Mountains Of The Carolinas And Northeast Georgia. * When...until 8 Am Est Monday. ...Read More.
Effective: January 16, 2022 at 3:00pmExpires: January 17, 2022 at 8:00amTarget Area: Avery; Buncombe; Burke Mountains; Caldwell Mountains; Graham; Haywood; Henderson; Macon; Madison; McDowell Mountains; Mitchell; Northern Jackson; Polk Mountains; Rutherford Mountains; Southern Jackson; Swain; Transylvania; Yancey


Harris Regional Hospital and Swain Community Hospital partner with PT Solutions

Harris Regional Hospital and Swain Community Hospital have partnered with PT Solutions Physical Therapy, a national provider of physical, occupational, and speech therapy, and sports medicine services including athletic training. The partnership will expand the hospitals’ services in western North Carolina and provide additional opportunities for the clinical team of therapists caring for patients and student athletes in Jackson, Swain, Macon, Graham, Cherokee, and Clay counties, and Rabun County, Ga. Harris Regional Hospital and Swain Community Hospital also have a longstanding partnership with Western Carolina University Athletics and operate a physical therapy and sports medicine clinic at the College of Health and Human Sciences.

The same team of therapists and athletic trainers will serve in the same capacities and at the same locations as always. The team consists of more than 40 therapists and athletic trainers providing evaluation and treatment for patients, and practice, competition, concussion prevention, and injury management for student athletes.

“PT Solutions is a company that we feel shares our values and can provide a focused environment for growth and employee development for rehabilitation services,” said Steve Heatherly, CEO of Harris Regional Hospital and Swain Community Hospital. “Our therapy and athletic training team is the best in the region and we are excited to forge a partnership that will provide limitless growth and development opportunities for our staff and organization, all focused on serving patients and our communities.”

Rocky Barnes, PT Solutions President and Co-Founder added, “We’re looking forward to joining forces with the therapists and athletic trainers of Harris Regional Hospital and Swain Community Hospital. Their clinical expertise and local knowledge, combined with our resources and collaborative approach to providing Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine services, will help serve these communities at an even greater capacity than before.”

For more information on rehabilitation and athletic training services call (828) 586-7235.

Andy Rogers

Andy has worked in broadcasting around Western North Carolina over the last 17 years. He serves as the Operations Manager and Program Director for WRGC and WBHN. “I’ve been with the crew here at Five Forty Broadcasting since the idea of bringing the station back to Jackson County at 540-AM. I feel a personal connection with community radio and the area”. In the past, Andy has worked with iHeart Media and Sky Country Broadcasting. He resides in Haywood County.
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