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MedWest Health System will open an Urgent Care Center in August in a former retail space at Wal-Mart Plaza in Sylva.

The location of the MedWest Urgent Care Center Sylva will be at 176 Wal-Mart Plaza, in a building currently occupied by Rent-A-Center. That business is scheduled to relocate May 1 and renovations on the building are expected to begin immediately after that, said Jeff Lee, director of MedWest’s Urgent Care Centers.

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Wars and natural disasters dominate the world’s daily headlines, but behind the scenes and far from the spotlight, hunger and preventable diseases claim the lives of 24,000 of the world’s children every day. More than one billion people go hungry every day. More than six billion live on the planet. One in six will go hungry tonight.

Why so many? For some families, the only food they have is whatever they can grow themselves. One drought or flood can wipe out a year’s harvest. When it does, there’s no supermarket or food bank they can turn to. Others can barely afford food despite their best efforts. Either way, hunger is anything but yesterday’s problem. For one billion people, it’s a problem right now. But world hunger is 100 percent preventable and teens from several area United Methodist church youth groups are ready to help.

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Cyrus Bowers, two-year-old son of Joanna and Corey Bowers of Franklin, has been diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma. Neuroblastoma is a form of cancer, found primarily in children that attacks the developing nerve cells.

The cancer has spread throughout his body and his lower abdomen, lungs and bone in the one eye.

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On Sunday, Feb. 20, at 6 p.m., Cowee Baptist Church will host a service featuring Dr. Greg Matthis of Mudcreek Baptist Church in Hendersonville and “A Clear Word” Television Ministry. Music will be performed by the Cowee Baptist Church Choir, led by Janet Tipton.

Dr. Mathis served as Professor of Evangelism at Fruitland Baptist Bible Institute for 27 years; served two terms as President of the Baptist State Convention of NC, and has served as President of the NC Baptist Pastors Conference.

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published: 10/18/2013
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