EMC celebrates National Hospital Week

Posted by | May 11, 2005 12:00 am

Emanuel Medical Center has put the focus on the faces of health care during National Hospital Week, which ends May 14. “A Calling To Care” is the theme for the 2005 celebration.

“Helping others is a calling,” said Mr. Bob Via, CEO of Emanuel Medical Center. “Health care provides a unique opportunity to bring help and hope to those in need. Our people answer that call and they’re making a … Read More




Marion Rhoden Carmichael, 83

Posted by | May 11, 2005 12:00 am

SWAINSBORO—Funeral for Marion Rhoden Carmichael, 83, was held Monday, May 9, 2005 at 11 a.m. at the chapel of Tomlinson Funeral Home with Rev. Nita Crump-Howard and Rev. Wayne DeFore officiating. Burial was in Coleman Cemetery in Twin City. She died Friday, May 6, 2005 at Emanuel Medical Center.

Mrs. Carmichael was born in Reidsville and had lived here since 1947. She was a registered nurse and was the first … Read More



Savvy Senior Advance directives

Posted by | May 11, 2005 12:00 am

Dear Savvy Senior, I didn’t actually know the difference between a “will” and a “living will” until the Terri Schiavo case made headlines last month. It’s amazing how legally complicated it can be to die. My husband and I have both found the Schiavo saga very troubling and want to make sure that doesn’t happen to our family. Can you give us some information on living wills and advance directives, … Read More



‘Savvy Senior’ to appear on Today

Posted by | May 11, 2005 12:00 am

Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller will appear on NBC’s Today Show May 17 and 18, demonstratinggreat summertime gadgets for seniors. The segment on the 17th will feature handy tools that can help seniors with their lawn and garden care.

And the 18th will be unique gadgets for outdoor patio and leisure activities.

For more information on the items or to keep up with possible schedule changes, visit www.SavvySenior.org or log … Read More


Regents approve tuition increase

Posted by | May 11, 2005 12:00 am

The University System of Georgia (USG) saw its first budget increase in three years at the conclusion of the Georgia General Assembly’s 2005 session. The $1.8 billion appropriation allotted to the USG for Fiscal Year 2006 FY06) amounts to an 8.5 percent increase over the state funds received by the System in FY05.

The appropriations approved by the General Assembly include full funding the USG’s funding formula, as recommended by … Read More


Waiting for the parade!

Posted by | May 11, 2005 12:00 am

Crowds gathered early for the 2005 Pine Tree Festival Parade in downtown Swainsboro. Both sides of U.S. Highway 1 were packed with people eagerly anticipating one of the most popular parades in Emanuel County. We all love a parade!

  • Waiting for the parade!

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