Affinity Health Partners signed an asset purchase agreement to acquire Williamston Hospital Corporation from Quorum Health Corporation on September 16, 2021. Upon closing, Martin General will become part of its growing rural health system, which includes Washington Regional Medical Center, a 25-bed critical access hospital, and Plymouth Primary Care clinic in Plymouth. Affinity has indicated plans to keep all active employees in good standing at the time of transition. The deal is subject to customary closing conditions including approval of county commission and is expected to be completed within the fourth quarter of 2021. The anticipated close date is December 1, 2021.