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‘Cancer never sleeps’: Relay for Life kickoff meeting set for next Tuesday

The Itawamba County Relay for Life committee will be hosting a kickoff event for the 2014 event next Tuesday, Jan. 14, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at Fulton Family Medical Center. Anyone with even the remotest interest in either starting a Relay for Life team this year, or helping out the cancer-battling event in some other […]

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David facing Goliath: Mantachie high school student battles, beats cancer

Remember the tale of David and Goliath? Sam Farris’ story is pretty similar. The Mantachie High School junior is kind of unassuming: A full head shorter than most of his classmates, polite and not exactly reserved, but sort of quiet. Farris isn’t the really the kind of guy to stand out in a crowd. Those […]

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Relay for Life event set for May 17

•  This year’s fundraising cancer-awareness event will be smaller and “more intimate.” This year’s cancer-battling Relay for Life event will be a smaller, more intimate affair. Set for Friday, May 17, at ICC’s Crane Pavilion in Fulton, the local Relay for Life event will feature a handful of teams — currently, there are six — raising […]

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Carter celebrates 31 years cancer-free this October

AMORY – For Linda Carter, the month of October is a time of celebrating. Marking this year of 2012, she has been cancer-free for 31 years. Her youngest child, Bridgette, was three years old when she was diagnosed. “I had been going to the doctor for seven years and they said I had a simple […]

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