Saturday, May 25 2013 8:43 PM EDT2013-05-26 00:43:55 GMT
A Turner County man is now in custody after he had a standoff with deputies for about two hours Saturday evening. Sheriff Andy Hester says deputies were called to the home of Ricky Nelson on CoverdaleMore >>
A man had a standoff with Turner County deputies for about two hours Saturday evening.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 6:27 PM EDT2013-05-25 22:27:57 GMT
Supporters of a 6-year-old Albany boy battling a serious brain disorder are coming together once more to help with his medical bills. This time, with a Vegas style event. This may seem like a regularMore >>
Supporters of a 6-year-old Albany boy battling a serious brain disorder are coming together once more to help with his medical bills. This time, with a Vegas style event.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 4:52 PM EDT2013-05-25 20:52:02 GMT
A woman is recovering after her SUV was struck by another vehicle, flipping it several times. It happened around 3:15pm Saturday, near the 1500 block of U.S. Highway 19. Officials say John Earley wasMore >>
A woman is recovering after her SUV was struck by another vehicle, flipping it several times.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 7:30 AM EDT2013-05-25 11:30:07 GMT
Albany Engineer K. Bruce Maples, P. E. announced some road closures Thursday morning. Beginning at 6:00 A.M., Saturday, May 25, 2013, the following streets will be closed for the Spring Fest and SBMore >>
Albany Engineer K. Bruce Maples, announced some road closures beginning at 6:00 A.M., Saturday, May 25, 2013, in downtown Albany.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 10:55 PM EDT2013-05-25 02:55:46 GMT
Not going out of town for Memorial Day? Don't worry, the Albany Panthers want to make sure you have a good weekend as they host their first ever beer fest. You can sample more than 20 types of beer SaturdayMore >>
Not going out of town for Memorial Day? Don't worry, the Albany Panthers want to make sure you have a good weekend as they host their first ever beer fest.More >>
February 24, 2006 from the Georgia Department of Human Resources
ALBANY, Ga., -- Jacqueline H. Grant, M.D., M.P.H., M.P.A., District Health Director for the Southwest Health District today announced that Aukena M. Parker, D.D.S., has been appointed District Dental Director for the Southwest Health District.
Parker is filling a position that has been vacant for more than a year. Parker, who is based in Albany at the District Two Health Office, is responsible for managing the oral health programs for the 14-county health district.
As district dental director, she will provide direction for the Seal in A Smile Dental Prevention Program and the Fluoride Mouth Rinse Program, both of which are school-based initiatives, and the Dougherty County Dental Clinic.
In addition, Parker will supervise a dental team, which includes a program associate, an expanded duty dental assistant, and a registered dental hygienist.
Parker came to the Southwest Health District from Parker Dental Center in New Orleans Louisiana, where she had been the Associate Dentist since August 2001. In that position, she provided oral health services, which included prophylactic procedures such as cleanings and sealants, surgical and non-surgical extractions, restorations, veneers, root canals, and, crowns and bridges.
A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, Dr. Parker is a 2001 graduate of Meharry Medical College (Nashville, Tennessee) In 1996, she received a Bachelor of Science degree from Howard University in Washington D.C.
The Southwest Health District is dedicated to providing comprehensive, quality education and services throughout Southwest Georgia to promote and preserve the health and well being of its citizens and communities.