The Lee County Hospital Authority held a meeting on Tuesday, April 28 at 5:00 pm
Since the closing of the Lee County Hospital in 2013, the Hospital Authority has been working with Wellmont to purchase the building.
During the meeting, the Authority approved the final documentation for the purchase of the building and also approved the apromisal note since the funds came from the Lee County Board of Supervisors.
They are currently working on the figuring out funding for the new hospital and are now turning their attention to opening date of the Lee County Hospital
The commission will meet again on Thursday, May, 16th to discuss grant money, as well as architectural plans.
The hospital should be up and running by Jan. 1, 2016.