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2011-06-04 00:00:30

Patricia Stirnkorb's weekly medical news program, Make Your Life Healthy, has been contracted for global syndication by the Telos Digital Television Network. Distribution of programming should begin by early summer, 2011. The program features experts, doctors, and professionals from the medical, wellness, and health fields as well as entertaining commentaries focused around body, mind and spirit health. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) June 03, 2011 Working in conjunction with the Telos Digital...

2011-05-30 00:00:28

GPT currently partners with two Georgia school systems including Ware County in Waycross, GA, and Berrien County in Nashville, GA. Georgia Partnership for TeleHealth, Inc. is the leading agency in Georgia focusing on increasing access to healthcare through innovative use of technology including telemedicine, health information exchange and telehealth. Georgia Partnership For Telehealth in Waycross, Georgia (PRWEB) May 29, 2011 Dr. John Barge, State School Superintendent had an opportunity...

2011-05-12 09:17:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Transportation today presented its Partnershipping Award to the Okefenokee Area Development Authority (OADA) in recognition of its work to locate a new wood pellet production facility in Waycross, Ga., that will be served by CSX. The award was presented to OADA in ceremonies today, prior to the grand opening of the Georgia BioMass, LLC, facility in Waycross, Ga. CSX unit trains will transport as much as 750,000 tons of wood products...

2010-07-27 14:35:00

Complaint Alleges Hospital Allowed Untrained Physician to Perform Endovascular Procedures and Endangered Lives of Patients WASHINGTON, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States has filed a complaint under the False Claims Act against Dr. Najam Azmat and the Satilla Regional Medical Center in Waycross, Ga., the Justice Department announced today. The complaint, filed in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia, alleges that the defendants submitted false or...

2008-09-25 17:46:34

By MIKE MORRISON Waycross musician Dave Griffin is keeping the memory of Gram Parsons alive with 18 hours of music at the 11th annual Gram Parsons Guitar Pull Friday and Saturday at the Okefenokee Fairgrounds. Parsons, considered a pioneer of country rock, lived in Waycross until moving to Jacksonville at age 12. His songs, including Hickory Wind and The Dark End of the Street, have been recorded by a multitude of country and rock stars, including Emmylou Harris, Keith Richards, and...

2008-06-19 18:00:08

By CAROLE HAWKINS WAYCROSS - The Okefenokee Humane Society announced this week it would continue its animal control services for Waycross and Ware County, but did not say why it reversed last week's decision to shut the shelter down. At the same time, county officials agreed to not impose a deadline for the Humane Society to revive its defunct board and hold a public meeting. Ware County commissioners had agreed to require a deadline, as well as the power to appoint new board members,...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'