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2008-07-17 12:01:18

By DR. WILLIAM S. BRADFORD On June 25, Tatiyana Abbott was the last child to be delivered at Annie Penn Hospital's Birthing Center. For the residents of Reidsville, this event ends a continuity of care that dates back to the very day the hospital opened its doors -- ironically on Mother's Day, May 11, 1930 -- the same day Edmund Penn Seay was registered as the first child born there. A great sense of pride is reflected in that first birth. Not only was his middle name taken from the...

2008-06-27 12:03:10

By Miranda Baines, The Reidsville Review, N.C. Jun. 27--Dr. John Ferguson delivered the last baby at Annie Penn Hospital at 5:22 p.m. Wednesday. Chasity Abbott of Pelham gave birth to a 7-pound, 2-ounce baby girl, Tatiyana Chasity Abbott. "The delivery went great. The mother was wonderful," said Ferguson. Chasity said she didn't know she would be the last woman to give birth to a baby at Annie Penn until she arrived at the hospital around 8 a.m. Wednesday. "She came quicker than I...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.