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2013-01-08 05:01:12

Discount prescription card will create revenue for United Way of Haywood County to support local children´s literacy program. Ponte Vedra Beach, FL (PRWEB) January 07, 2013 The providers of the Coast2Coast Rx card, together with the United Way of Haywood County today announced their partnership to promote and distribute the discount prescription cards that allow consumers to receive significant savings on prescription drugs and other healthcare services. By providing this important...

2008-08-06 15:00:34

By Beth Pleming, The Mountaineer, Waynesville, N.C. Aug. 6--The deal is sealed. The results are in. The waiting to see what will come of Dean Teaster's "Ghost Town the Movie" is over. It's a hit. At least in the eyes of Hollywood studio giant, Lionsgate Entertainment Studio, who recently revealed their plans to release the western feature to the public this fall. Lionsgate, the leading next generation film entertainment studio, in association with Barnholtz Entertainment, announced...

2008-06-18 15:00:19

By Justin Waybright, The Mountaineer, Waynesville, N.C. Jun. 18--Haywood County is studying a new trash disposal fee that could impact more than 3,000 area businesses. At the June 2 board meeting, commissioners set a public hearing on a proposal to charge area businesses between $ 360 and $ 500 annually for trash pick up. Members of the business community showed up in force for the public hearing Monday. The tone with the audience was one of worry and anger. Many business owners...

2005-11-07 14:40:42

CHAPEL HILL -- Sustained elevation of the suicide rate in a North Carolina county may be linked to releases of hydrogen sulfide and other airborne chemicals from a nearby paper mill and possibly other industrial sites, a new study led by a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill psychiatrist indicates. The findings are being presented today (Nov. 7) to the 18th Annual U.S. Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress in Las Vegas. This is the second study to propose a possible link between...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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