Blue Ridge Medical opens

Blue Ridge Medical opened its new facility to patients Friday, Jan. 8, at 181 Old Courthouse Road (Triangle Plaza Shopping Center) in the former office of the late Dr. Larry Smith, M.D. An article on this; an interview with former Appomattox County resident Heather Mayberry, who was named Nurse of the Year; a look into how parents can identify serious signs of depression in children; and more can be found in a special Health and Wellness tabloid available in the Jan. 20 edition of the Times Virginian.