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Huntington’s Disease Society plans Hope Walk

Posted on October 30, 2014 at 4:05 pm

The Tennessee Affiliate of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America announced that volunteers are raising awareness of Huntington’s disease, a devastating genetic neurological disease, through a Team Hope Walk to be held in Lewisburg next June. The Tennessee HDSA Affiliate invites everyone in the area to be part of the walk scheduled on Saturday, June 20, 2015, at Rock Creek Park. The proceeds support HDSA’s mission to improve the lives

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  • Cold Water Challenge

    Posted on October 27, 2014 at 4:05 pm

    Cold Water Challenge (18) -- this one

    Goodman employees take the Cold Water Challenge to help raise funds for the Heart Walk. Pictured here are the top two fundraisers, (from left) John Lovette and Edward Ungacta. Ungacta raised $342 and Lovette raised $232. Together, Goodman employees raised $1,268 through this event. So far, Goodman has raised more than $21,268 for the Heart Walk this year. ~ Staff photo by Laurie Pearson   Diane Tate, organizer of Goodman’s

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  • Candlelight Memorial offers support to families

    Posted on October 27, 2014 at 4:05 pm

    Lincoln Medical Home Health and Hospice extends a personal invitation to anyone who has lost a loved one to attend an afternoon of support and encouragement at First United Methodist Church on Sunday, Nov. 16, at 2 p.m. The Annual Candlelight Memorial is open to anyone who has lost a loved one and would like to be a part of a service offering support and encouragement. You are welcome to

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  • Drexler thanks responders for saving his life

    Posted on October 22, 2014 at 6:33 am

    Raymond Drexler (center) meets with Lincoln Medical EMS and Huntsville MedFlight personnel to thank them for saving his life recently. Pictured are (from left) Matt Ulrich, flight paramedic, Tim Knueven, pilot, both with Huntsville MedFlight; Drexler; Jamie Whorley, paramedic, Lincoln Medical EMS; and Kim Hellums, flight nurse, Huntsville Med Flight. ~ Staff photo by Laurie Pearson

    Raymond Drexler, 67, has been in life-threatening situations throughout his lifetime, but it was while he was in his home in late August that he found himself in the fight of his life. As a young man, Drexler served in the Marine Corps. He served two tours in Vietnam and worked in bomb disposal. When he retired from the Marines, he joined the National Guard full time and continued his

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  • Spine surgery now available in Winchester

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 3:33 pm

    Friedland, Dr. John

    Southern Tennessee Regional Health System officials announce the addition of orthopedic and spine surgeon, Dr. John T. Friedland, to the medical team of Southern Tennessee Orthopedics and Spine Center resulting in the availability of a new service across Franklin, Grundy, Lawrence, Giles and surrounding counties. “Less than a year ago our hospitals in Winchester, Sewanee, Lawrenceburg and Pulaski joined to become a regional health system enabling us to become strong

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  • Motlow SGA hosts blood drive

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 3:29 pm

    The Motlow College Moore County campus Student Government Association (SGA) will join with Blood Assurance to host a blood drive on Monday, Oct. 27, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. The Blood Assurance mobile bus will be located in the parking lot between the Crouch Center and the Forrester Student Center. Students, faculty and staff may sign up to donate by contacting or visiting the Student Success Center in Crouch.

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  • Autism awareness focus of new Coldwater ministry

    Posted on October 6, 2014 at 6:15 pm

    The Miller family models Coldwater Autism Awareness Ministry’s T-shirts for the purpose of bringing awareness of their new ministry, CAAM. The ministry was birthed at Coldwater United Methodist Church with a mission of bringing awareness of Autism Spectrum Disorder and to urge diagnosis and early intervention. Family members pictured are (from left) Steve, Zane, Julie and Will Miller.

    Coldwater Autism Awareness Ministry is a recently formed local group striving to raise autism awareness, as well as educate, empower and improve the levels of individuals with autism spectrum disorders and their families. This ministry came as a result of Pastor George Turke of Coldwater United Methodist Church urging Steve and Julie Miller to chair a committee to begin an autism awareness ministry. They understand what it takes to raise

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