For women, cervical cancer screenings are an extremely important part of maintaining whole health. In fact, cervical cancer screenings can prevent cervical cancer by detecting pre-cancerous cells and even early stage cancer when it is most treatable.
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The Alzheimer’s Association, Georgia Chapter is now offering statewide Theatre Thursdays, a virtual theater program developed for people with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), Early Stage Alzheimer’s or dementia.
I have stated before that I enjoy something about each of the seasons. I will admit when we are blessed with a warm and sunny January day, I wish for spring to arrive early.
If you’ve been a reader of this column for a while, you already know that I love cookies of all shapes, sizes and flavors — so you’ll be especially excited to read that these Sweet Lemon Cookies are about as close to perfection as I believe a cookie can get.
Though my Granny’s biscuits have achieved truly legendary status in my family, my father’s Cheesy Sausage Biscuit Bites are a pretty close second. Prepared in 15 minutes or less, these delicious and bite-sized buttermilk biscuits are the perfect solution for a quick and easy breakfast on-the-go.
Juana Brito Lopez and Jose Alejandro Castro cuddle with their newborn daughter, Kaitlyn Isabel Castro. The Baby Place at AdventHealth Gordon announced Castro, its first baby of 2021, was born Jan. 4 at 3:34 a.m.; she arrived weighing 7 pounds, 4 ounces and measuring 19.5 inches long. The hos…
Yes, I am fully aware that we are in winter. The ground is cold and damp, but this can be a great time for vegetable gardeners to plan for 2021 gardening success. Most folks have heard the phrase, “The early bird catches the worm.” I think that same phrase can be related to vegetable gardening.
There’s a monthly delivery that causes a bit of a kerfuffle at my house. We find it in our mailbox, and it doesn’t look like much from the outside — just a slim children’s book wrapped in plastic with a little activity sheet enclosed.
Underprivileged children had a brighter Christmas in Gordon County thanks to AdventHealth Gordon’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) team. AdventHealth Gordon EMS collected toys and raised money for its annual Make a Kid Smile Toy Drive, raising more than $17,000 in cash and $4,000 in toy don…
AdventHealth Gordon’s Staff Nurse Advisory Committee team sold Christmas T-shirts to team members to benefit the AdventHealth Gordon EMS Make a Kid Smile Toy Drive. Team members were able to wear the T-shirts to work during the week of Christmas. Nearly 400 T-shirts were sold, which allowed …
The Alzheimer’s Association will host a free Alzheimer’s webinar education program on Effective Communication Strategies on Thursday, Jan. 7, from 10–11:30 a.m. and Wednesday, Jan. 20, from 1–2 p.m.
One of the more popular landscape items in the area is the flowering dogwood. The flowering dogwood is native to the eastern United States and can be found throughout Georgia. One key to growing success is planting the dogwood in the correct location in the first place. One fact to note is t…
ATLANTA — Legislation aimed at drawing more visitors to former President Jimmy Carter’s hometown of Plains is on its way to President Donald Trump for his signature.
Realizations regarding those I love sometimes hit me in unexpected ways. I think a little denial is normal in certain situations, and I realized recently I have been unconsciously indulging regarding my oldest horse, Cheyenne.
Most know that I am a lifelong resident of Gordon County. Except for my time on a tennis scholarship at Young Harris College and then finishing up my Animal Science degree at UGA, I have been in Gordon County.
AdventHealth Gordon is hosting a virtual Living Well class featuring Julia Danforth, MD, on Tuesday, Jan. 12, at 6:30 pm online via a Zoom meeting.
The 11th annual Gordon County Hunger Walk was a huge success for those in need of help from our area food banks! Raising $2,800.00 was a little less than last year, but we were all happy with what was raised as this is 2020 and with all that goes with that.
I was talking with a friend in mid-November, and she mentioned she had not quite wrapped up her Christmas shopping. She was lamenting the fact that she was “behind.” I couldn’t even keep a straight face.
Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King issued the following statement Thursday encouraging fire safety during the winter weather months. The week of Dec. 7-11 has been named Winter Weather Preparedness Week by the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency.
Teachers and students across the state are invited to celebrate wildlife and their habitats through art by participating in the 31st annual Give Wildlife a Chance Poster Contest.
Each fall, thousands of monarch butterflies stream across the southern U.S. on their journey to wintering grounds in central Mexico. In the spring, this eastern population of monarchs returns to the United States and Canada to breed.
The A-10 Thunderbolt II Demonstration Team has officially been added as a featured military act for the 2021 Wings Over North Georgia Drive-In Air Show.
While the Georgia Department of Veterans Service (GDVS) resumed in-person services in June and many can accommodate unscheduled visits, some offices are available by appointment only.
Rather than getting gifts for herself for her fourth birthday, Elle Brumlow recently requested donations for the children at Anna Shaw Children’s Institute. She collected crayons, colored pencils, construction paper, Play-Doh, Hot Wheels cars, puffy paint, paint brushes, chenille stems and o…
December may be the season of giving, but it’s typically a challenging time to collect enough blood donations. Add in a pandemic, and this year could be even tougher than usual. That’s why the American Red Cross is urging those who are feeling well to give the gift of life by donating blood …
There are two types of people: those who excitedly predict the first snowfall and those who heave a groan and roll their eyes skyward at the mere mention of flurries. I fall squarely in the latter camp.
The first choice any person has to make is believing in the Lord Jesus Christ. Any person can ask Jesus to forgive their sin. The Bible says that all have sinned.