Blood drive to be held in Duluth

' DULUTH - LifeSouth is teaming up with State Farm Insurance to hold a blood drive next week.

Look for the bloodmobile from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday and Nov. 16 at 11350 Johns Creek Parkway in Duluth.

All donors will receive a recognition item and a cholesterol screening. Donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh 110 pounds or more and show a photo ID at the time of donation.

For more information about blood drives near you or about becoming a donor, call 1-888-795-2707 or visit

Stroke screenings to be available to Lilburn residents

' LILBURN - Residents living in and around the Lilburn area can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke.

Life Line Screening will visit the Sunrise at Five Forks assisted living home beginning at 9 a.m. Nov. 14 at 3997 Five Forks Trickum Road in Lilburn.

All screenings take less than an hour to complete.

For more information regarding the screenings or to schedule an appointment, call 1-800-697-9721. Registration is required.

Chiropractor to hold patient appreciation day

' LAWRENCEVILLE - Wilber Chiropractic will host a patient appreciation day Thursday.

New patients will receive consultations and X-rays, and free scoliosis screenings for children under 14 years old will also be given.

Doctors are asking patients to bring five cans of nonperishable food items or a $5 donation. Everything collected will be given to the Community Food Bank.

For times and appointments, call 770-277-1650.

- From staff reports