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How to prevent diabetes: Floyd County Medical Center is offering a free program to help you prevent type 2 diabetes. The Small Steps-Big Rewards program will be 4-6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 17, in the Veteran’s Room at FCMC. The focus of the class is on understanding the factors that put people at risk for type 2 diabetes, making better nutrition and activity choices, and setting realistic lifestyle goals.

Pre-registration is encouraged. Call Sue at 257-4317 for any questions or to preregister. BUrglaries

members for reaching out, following an online post from the department asking for information. The Press and local media issued reports on the post as well.

“We had quite a few people call in or personal message (on Facebook) and give information that was instrumental in us being able to execute the search warrant,” Anderson said.

He also cautioned residents to lock car doors and keep personal property out of sight.

“It was all a crime of opportunity,” Anderson said. “Small items were taken, mostly cash, change, and a lot of wallets and purses. Don’t leave those in your vehicle.”

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