Tuesday, May 21 2013 12:03 AM EDT2013-05-21 04:03:02 GMT
Paramedics tell us they're amazed no one was seriously hurt in a rush hour crash just outside Albany Monday evening. The driver of a pickup truck lost control on Philema Road just before 5:00. The truckMore >>
The driver of a pickup truck and his passenger walk away from the mangled wreckage after a crash.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 12:02 AM EDT2013-05-21 04:02:59 GMT
An unusual wreck on Albany's bypass Monday night left the highway littered with yard debris. About 9:30, a car collided with a trailer that was hauling tree limbs on the Liberty Expressway between theMore >>
Wrecked cars and yard debris slow traffic on Albany's bypass.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 11:45 PM EDT2013-05-21 03:45:07 GMT
Moultrie Police tell us they have the accused triggerman in a shooting in custody after two weeks on the run. Police arrested 19-year-old Darren Huntley over the weekend in Waycross. 22-year-old DominiqueMore >>
Moultrie Police tell us they have the accused triggerman in a shooting in custody after two weeks on the run.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 11:37 PM EDT2013-05-21 03:37:21 GMT
Students at a South Georgia University are working together to make it into the workforce. Nursing students at Georgia Southwestern asked business students to help them prepare for their job searches. HumanMore >>
Students at a South Georgia University are working together to make it into the workforce.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 11:28 PM EDT2013-05-21 03:28:47 GMT
A lot of South Georgians are all too familiar with the damage a tornado can do. An EF-3 tornado roared through Americus six years ago. It killed two people and destroyed Sumter Regional Hospital andMore >>
A lot of South Georgians are all too familiar with the damage a tornado can do.More >>
May 13, 2004
Thomasville -Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville thanked 1,400 employees today for a job well done with a steak and salad lunch.
One employee got an extra treat with her meal. Althea Edwards was recognized as the employee of the year. She says, "You know when they were reading the biography of the person I thought, wow, that's impressive."
Althea Edwards has worked as a Respiratory Therapist at Archbold for 16 years. And she treats patients with the same care and concern since the day she started.
She says this year, regardless of the award she received, is no different from any other. "It's so rewarding when you find out somebody actually is seeing what you doing and appreciate what you're doing and I feel very honored, I do," says Edwards.
She's also delighted about the $500 in cash she received, and the plague that identifies her as the top employee for the hospital. But the most rewarding part of her job? Seeing patients walk out healthy.
Edwards says, "It's really thrilling to see them come out, walk out when they were dragging in, near death and they can walk out and move and do everything for themselves." All because of the care and concern of employees like her.
She says, "This is just unbelievable." Another unbelievable fact? "I got a parking place for a whole year!" Edwards exclaims. A top parking space for the top employee. Althea Edwards says that cash prize came just in time to help send her son off to college.