Conference changes may bode well for 2014 Catamounts

Conference changes may bode well for 2014 Catamounts

The college football season kicks off this weekend, and the Western Carolina Catamounts are looking to build upon last season’s 2-9 record. Head Coach Mark Speir is entering his third season with the Catamounts and has since brought some improvements and helped reenergize the program. We spoke with the Voice of the Catamounts Gary Ayers…

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Highlands Rd. motorcycle accident

A Pennsylvania woman was injured in Macon County Tuesday morning after a motorcycle accident. According to State Trooper Mike Henry, the single vehicle accident occurred at 11:43 a.m. east of Cook’s Saw Mill on the U.S. 64 East. The driver, 42-year-old Vicki Hinerder, of Lancaster, Pa. was traveling on a 2005 Harley-Davidson when she dropped…

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AMC patients can now view medical records online

Angel Medical Center launched the new online Patient Portal so patients can find it easier to review the results of visits with their primary care physician, as well as view lab results and radiology results.  The Patient portal will also allow patients to view past medical records. A Patient Portal is a secure online website…

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Dealing with back to school stress

The beginning of the school year can be a hectic time for all family members, not just students. Dr. Cecelia Marshall, a psychologist at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center says there are many stressers including shool work and getting good grades as well as popularity. She says the one stresser she hears about first is…

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PPI submits suggestions for Franklin’s future

PPI submits suggestions for Franklin’s future

The survey results are in and a summary of recommendations for the town of Franklin’s future has been made by Western Carolina University’s Public Policy Institute, which recently conducted a Focus on Franklin forum. The forum drew a large turnout from local residents who wanted to share their thoughts, ideas, and concerns for the town.…

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WNC fall color may be on spotty side

The combination of a wet spring and forecasts for above-average temperatures this fall could produce a long-lasting leaf display in the mountains of Western North Carolina, but with spotty color development. That’s the word from Western Carolina University’s autumnal season soothsayer Kathy Mathews in her annual prediction of how foliage around the region will perform as the…

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