Affiliation complete between Angel and Mission

Mission Health officials announced Angel Medical Center has completed the process to become a full member hospital of Mission Health. Angel Medical Center had been in a management agreement with Mission Health since May 2011. Through this conversion, Angel Medical Center will extend its Mission Health membership benefits, building upon its existing advantages that include:…

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Officers watching road, waters for impaired drivers

A summer holiday campaign aims to keep both the state’s roads and waterways safe. North Carolina officers are launching the new NC “On the Raod, On the Water, Don’t Drink and Drive” campaign across the state. Highway Patrol SGT Jeff Gordon says the intiative began this Memorial Day, “D Officers will be conducting checkpoints over…

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Bill to mandate cursive writing in NC schools passed

Students attending public schools in North Carolina will continue to learn cursive writing. Some states are adopting a national standard that omits cursive, but North Carolina lawmakers have passed a bill to ensure it remains in the curriculum. The measure, known as the Back to Basics bill has cleared the House and Senate and now…

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Man charged with DWI after wreck on 28 N

State Troopers say a Franklin man was impaired more than twice the legal limit when he wrecked on Sunday May 26. According to the Bryson City Post of the Highway Patrol, 36-year-old Myson Brown was traveling south on NC 28 around 11:35 a.m. when he crossed the center line and ran off the left side…

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Meth ring busted up, 11 Franklin residents charged

Federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies have uncovered a western North Carolina meth trafficking ring involving 19 suspects—11 of which are from Franklin. According to the U.S. District Attorney’s Office, thirteen were charged Wednesday during an early morning round up. The individuals face charges of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine. The…

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FHS sends off Class of 2013 tonight

FHS sends off Class of 2013 tonight

Thirteen years ago a group of students started their journey in public schools and now it’s hard to believe they’ll be graduating high school. Two hundred and three Franklin High School students will officially graduate tonight and begin new chapters in college and or the workforce. The class of 2013 will receive their diplomas at…

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  • October 31, 2014 5:30 pmAMERICAN LEGION BINGO
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