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Braxton Memorial Hospital celebrates 40th Anniversary

Tuesday, January 5, marked the 40th Anniversary of the opening of Braxton County Memorial Hospital.With the closing of the doors of the Sutton Hospital around 1966 followed by the Gassaway Hospital in 1975, the Braxton County community being left without a hospital for a number of years, soon realized the need to re-establish a local healthcare facility. Dedicated individuals from various walks of life coordinated their efforts by contributing countless volunteer hours in addition to monetary donations. Their commitment resulted in a ceremonial grand-opening event in October 1980 followed by Braxton County Memorial Hospital opening its . . .

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