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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Special recognition for two local organizations

Special recognition for two local organizations

As a part of their regular monthly meeting, the Macon County Board of County Commissioners held two special recognitions, one in honor of the local health department and the other highlighting the work of the Macon County Habitat for Humanity. Macon County Public Health was recognized by county officials for their national recognition as the…

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Arrest Report

Arrest Report

A 32-year-old Georgia man was taken into custody by Macon County Sheriff’s Deputies after being charged with serious crimes. The suspect, Jerimy Adam Burr, of Savannah, Ga. was arrested on August 20. Burr was charged with felony counts of trafficking in meth, possession of meth with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver, and a misdemeanor…

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  • September 4, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
  • September 5, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
  • September 11, 2014 6:00 pmFREE MEAL AT "THE SERVING SPOON"
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