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Angel Medical Center announces the addition of Jennifer Hollifield to the management team as the Director of Volunteer Services/Employment Coordinator.

Hollifield has been an active member of the Franklin Community, living in this area for the past 20 years.

Hollifield grew up and went to school in Morganton and moved to Franklin after college.




MedWest Health System will offer a complimentary nurse advice line, beginning June 10.

The MedWest Nurse Line, 1-855-MEDWEST (633-9378) is a call center based service that will be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The call center is operated by TeleHealth Solutions®.


Coweeta Baptist Church, Franklin Covenant Church, Holly Springs Baptist Church, Iotla Baptist Church, and Watauga Baptist Church recently completed the Walk to Jerusalem program sponsored by Macon County Public Health.

The program emphasized physical, mental, and spiritual health by incorporating physical activity with mental and spiritual activities. One of the main goals for each church was to virtually walk the approximately 6,300 miles from Franklin to Jerusalem in a 12-week period from January to Easter.


Bills this summer making you sweat? Present to donate blood during the American Red Cross “Super Summer Save” campaign June 1 through July 31 for your chance to win one of two $3,000 American Express gift cards useable toward rent, mortgage payments, food or gas, and take a break from what’s breaking the bank.

Thousands of people donate blood in our area each year, and their generous gift has saved countless lives. However, the need for blood is constant. During the summer season, the blood supply often suffers, as many donors are on vacation or participating in seasonal activities. With drives held every week throughout Cherokee and Clay Counties, there are countless opportunities for donors to take a little time out of their schedules to donate a unit of blood and save the lives of up to three people.


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