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Angel Medical Center was a recipient of a $5,000 grant from Bi-Lo during their Gift of Giving Month. The grant will help fund a Cancer Patient Navigator who will work with patients who are diagnosed with cancer assisting them from diagnoses through survivorship. The Cancer Patient Navigator will also work with caregivers, and help patients and their families to access resources that are available from many sources.

The Franklin Bi-Lo is the sponsor for the joint endeavor between AMC and Macon County Public Health for a monthly health education program, Ladies Night Out.

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The recommendations from the state task force on ex-offender reintegration represent a big step toward safer communities and second chances for North Carolinians, observers say.

For two years, the NC legislature’s Joint Select Committee on Ex-Offender Reintegration into Society has debated how best to address the problems of recidivism and the reintegration of ex-offenders into society.

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...during 2010 N.C. highway safety campaigns

State Transportation Secretary Gene Conti has announced that state and local law enforcement officers across North Carolina issued 622,413 traffic and criminal citations during highway safety campaigns last year.

Last year’s totals include 16,096 driving while impaired arrests and 51,754 occupant protection citations for safety belt and child passenger safety violations. Officers also issued 174,250 speeding violations and 6,485 recovered fugitives from justice.

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For many, the snow on Christmas Day was a welcomed miracle. But enough is enough. This week, the massive, slow moving storm system, which shut down metropolitan areas all over the southeast, dumped from six inches to over a foot of snow in the western North Carolina region. The snow and icy conditions shut down businesses, public schools and universities. Major roads were dangerous; secondary roads, treacherous; and back roads, nearly impassable.

But it could have been worse. According to Fred Alexander of Duke Energy, there were only 30 to 40 widely scattered power outages reported in Macon County. This was due to the extremely dry conditions after the Sunday night snowfall that kept tree limbs from icing up. “We really dodged a bullet on this one,” Alexander said.

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