Vanessa Heath has been honored as Polk Medical Center’s first DAISY award winner. The DAISY Award celebrates nurses who demonstrate exceptional clinical skill and provide compassionate bedside care.
Redmond Regional Medical Center announces the promotion of Leigh Bolton as the new director of pharmacy.
Anita Jackson has been named Director of Clinical Services at Polk Medical Center. Jackson will head the West Wing, which is a 25-bed unit, Outpatient Infusion Therapy, Respiratory Therapy, Social Services and Utilization Management. She will also work with Cardiac Rehab, Cardiology and Physical Therapy.
Winthrop Court Senior Living announces a promotion and two additions to its staff:
Stephen Dobbins was promoted from Jail Officer to Deputy Sheriff November 24, 2013. Deputy Dobbins has 2 years law enforcement experience and has been employed with the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office since February 20, 2012. Deputy Dobbins is a graduate of the Cherokee County High School (Centre, AL).
Kristin Johnson was promoted from Jail Officer to Deputy Sheriff, November 24, 2013. Deputy Johnson has 5 years law enforcement experience and has been employed with the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office since January 23, 2012. Deputy Johnson previous employment includes the Lake City Police Department (FL) and the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office (Dallas, GA). In addition, Deputy Johnson studied at Akron University (Akron, OH).
Shirley Lemaster, a nurse with Heyman HospiceCare, has been honored as Floyd’s first DAISY award winner. The DAISY Award celebrates nurses who demonstrate exceptional clinical skill and provide compassionate bedside care.
MACON, Ga. – Georgia Farm Bureau honored Floyd County’s Joe and Leigh Rush for their service on the GFB Young Farmer Committee during the organization’s annual convention on Jekyll Island Dec. 8-10.
ROME - Ryan Earnest, President of Heritage First Bank, today announced that Ty Wilkes has joined the bank and will serve as Vice President, with responsibilities in Business Development and Consumer Lending.
OTR Wheel Engineering, Inc., a worldwide manufacturer specializing in off-the-road tires, wheels, mounted tire/wheel assemblies and rubber tracks, is pleased to announce Phillip Ford as its new CEO. Phillip has assumed his new position as of Monday, November 4, 2013.
Redmond Regional Medical Center announces Lisa Wallace as the new Chief Nursing Officer effective November 1, 2013. Wallace replaces Kay Rhodes who returned to full time clinical practice as a Nurse Practitioner with Redmond's West Rome Family Care. Wallace earned her ASN degree from the College of Central Florida, her BSN from the University of Central Florida and her MSN from Research College of Nursing.
Experienced, Dynamic Professionals Join ShawHankins’ Expanding Benefits Firm ShawHankins, one of the largest employee benefits brokerage firms in Georgia, welcomes four new employees to its growing team.
Rome, Georgia – Gretchen Corbin, Commissioner with the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, has been named President of the 2014 Board of Trustees for Leadership Georgia. Gretchen and her husband David are 2003 graduates of Leadership Georgia.
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Alison Land has been named a vice president at Floyd Medical Center.
Bruce Witt, a member of the Cooper House duty staff at Darlington School, was named Officer of the Year in the Cobb County Police Department, the school said Tuesday. The award is presented in conjunction with Mt. Calvary Baptist Church in Atlanta.
Will Camp, instrumental director at Darlington School, has been named chairman of the Georgia Music Educators Association District 7 Orchestra Division.
Rome resident Julie Smith has been named the online enrollment coordinator for Shorter College.
The Coosa Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross — which serves Floyd, Polk, Bartow and Chattooga Counties — has announced that Bud Owens has been elected as chairman of the Board of Directors.
Chief Deputy Tom Caldwell has been accepted to attend the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Va., Sheriff Tim Burkhalter announced.
Lauren Adams has been named the director of the Floyd Healthcare Foundation.