AMC welcomes new primary care providers

AMC welcomes new primary care providers

To help offset a lack of primary care doctors in the western mountains Angel Medical Center has announced the addition of three new primary care providers. In October, Tina Coffey, NP started practicing at Angel Primary Care.   Nurse Practitioner Caroline Brown (shown left) also recently began practicing at Angel.    In mid-January 2015, Dr. Betty Anne…

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N.C. unemployment system noticing marked improvements

The person leading the state’s unemployment system says it is working better, thanks to changes approved by lawmakers last year. Dale Folwell, he Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Employment Security, says the current administration inherited some challenges. “The broken part was the processes, level of customers, and the overpayments. In many instances, according to the…

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Stay safe, be responsible this New Year’s

Nationwide, as many as 800 people die in car crashes involving a drunk driver every December. It’s why this month is one of the most dangerous times on the nation’s roads and why organizations such as Mothers Against Drunk Driving are working hard to make sure people take precautions so they don’t hurt themselves or…

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Year-In-Review: Franklin, Cherokee wrestle over Nikwasi ownership

Today we continue our look back at some of the top news stories in Macon County in 2014 with the Year-in-Review. New developments arose in 2014 in negotiations between the town of Franklin and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians over the Nikwasi Mound located in Franklin. In September, the Tribal Council passed a resolution…

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2014 Year-in-Review: Skirmish ends with fatal stabbing, arrest

Today, we begin to close out the year with a look back at some of the biggest headlines in Macon County in 2014. On MARCH 9, 2014: A local man was killed and one person in jail behind bars after a fatal stabbing in Franklin. The incident occurred at a mobile home on 21 Kirkland…

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Franklin man arrested in Ga. for meth trafficking

Franklin man arrested in Ga. for meth trafficking

On Monday, December 22, 2014, the Rabun County Sheriff’s Office and North Georgia Regional Drug Enforcement Office arrested Robert Lawrence Taro, 51, of Franklin, North Carolina. Taro who had active arrest warrants from Macon County, North Carolina for trafficking methamphetamine was arrested at the Gateway Inn in Dillard, Georgia.  During a subsequent search of Taro’s…

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