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Victory Baptist Church located on 441, midway between Dillsboro and Franklin on Cowee Mountain, will be conducting its annual Patriotic Day on Sunday, July 3. The special guest for the day will be Major General John Grinalds.

General Grinalds is a graduate with honors from the US Military Academy at West Point. He was the first cadet since 1814 to be commissioned directly into the U.S. Marine Corps. General Grinalds served in the Mediterranean Region, Panama Canal Zone, Japan, Belgium and two tours in Vietnam. He was awarded the Silver Star for heroism in combat. He was inducted by French President Mitterrand into the French Legion of Honor.

 

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The Keller Williams team in Franklin, has taken a big interest in feeding the hungry in their community.

With the struggling economy, people out of work and fewer resources to help the community, Keller Williams agents realized an urgent need to help the struggling families in the area.

Debbie Albriecht branch manager for the local Manna Food Bank was presented a check for $750 by Keller William Agents.

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Traveling nearly 600 miles each month on winding mountain roads, the MedWest Health System osteoporosis bus provides bone density testing to women throughout rural Western North Carolina.

The equipped mobile unit leaves MedWest’s nationallyaccredited Osteoporosis Center in Clyde each week, traveling to Swain, Graham, Macon, Madison and northern Jackson counties to test women who have been scheduled for the testing by their primary care physicians.

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Rose Delaney, a member of the Angel Medical Center Radiology Department, has received her certification as a Breast Ultrasound Technologist. This certification is a voluntary credentialing process that is designed to elevate professional standards and enhance individual performance.

A breast ultrasound exam is usually performed after a mammogram or clinical exam that reveals a possible abnormality. The Breast Ultrasound Technologist, using advanced technology, allows a more reliable characterization of lumps and certain abnormalities shown on a mammogram. Even in dense breast tissue, ultrasound can create an image that often allows radiologists to better characterize abnormalities.

The diagnostic sonographer is a highly skilled individual qualified by academic and clinical experience to provide diagnostic patient services using ultrasound and related diagnostic techniques.

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