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Moultrie Technical College unveiled its new $9.5 million, 46,000 square-foot Health Sciences Building Wednesday. The brand new structure is located at the school's Veterans Parkway Campus (VPC) in Moultrie. RepresentativesMore >>
Moultrie Technical College unveiled its new $9.5 million, 46,000 square-foot Health Sciences Building Wednesday. The brand new structure is located at the school's Veterans Parkway Campus in Moultrie. More >>
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Ravi Mikel Givens was arrested Tuesday and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. He is being held in the Dougherty County jail. Givens, who played ball at Westover and StetsonMore >>
Agents say that police responded to the apartment because of a burglar alarm. Officers found the back door broken open and went inside. That's where they detected a strong odor of marijuana, and saw pot in plain view.More >>
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Demetria Porter, charged with causing the death of Ja' Kavion Davis, appeared before a judge at the Dougherty County jail this morning to hear the charges against her. She is charged with cruelty to aMore >>
Demetria Porter, charged with causing the death of Ja' Kavion Davis, appeared before a judge at the Dougherty County jail this morning to hear the charges against her.More >>
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COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - About 100 soldiers are scheduled to return to Fort Benning in Georgia after a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan. The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports (http://bit.ly/17WfBX4) thatMore >>
About 100 soldiers are scheduled to return to Fort Benning in Georgia after a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan. The unit is made up of soldiers assigned at Fort Benning and medical personnel from throughout the Army.More >>
Valdosta, GA— Wiregrass Georgia Technical College president Dr. Ray Perren welcomed two new board members at the meeting of the college board of directors.
Warren M. Manley of Fitzgerald was appointed to serve on the board as a representative of the Ben Hill community. Mr. Manley is currently employed by Dorminey Medical as an administrator. He holds a bachelor's degree in Pharmacy from the University of Georgia and a Masters of Health Science degree from Georgia Southern. His has been the President Elect of the Camden County Chamber of Commerce; served on the Camden County Industrial Authority, the Glynn County Board of Education, and the Board of Health for Ben Hill County.
Manly and his wife Sharon have two children, Patrick and Erica. They are members of Union Temple Holiness Church where he is the pastor.
Barry Bloom of Douglas was appointed to serve on the board as a representative of the Coffee community. He currently serves as the Assistant Chief Financial Officer for Coffee Regional Medical Center. A native of Iowa, he moved south to attend college. Mr. Bloom holds bachelors' degrees in Accounting and in Finance and a Masters of Business Administration all from Valdosta State University.
Mr. Bloom is active in numerous professional and civic organizations including:
Healthcare Financial Managers Association, Georgia Hospital Association, Douglas Lions Club, Douglas/Coffee County Chamber of Commerce, Coffee County Economic Development Authority, Education and Industry Connection, and New Century Leaders Alumni, Boys and Girls Club of Greater Coffee County and South Georgia College Foundation. He is a member of Douglas First United Methodist Church and serves the congregation on several boards and committees. He is married to Laura Bloom and together they enjoy spending their time with their five children; Amy, Andrew, Ashley, Sarah & Parker.
"We are thrilled to have Warren Manley and Barry Bloom join our Board of Directors. They are proven leaders in the healthcare industry. Over 40% of our students are enrolled in an Allied Health program. Their insightful leadership will be important to us as we continue to improve and expand our Allied Health offerings. Additionally, Warren and Barry are actively involved in the communities in which they live. Their strong community involvement will help further advance the mission of technical education as we build the workforce for today and tomorrow
Judge Holli Griner Martin performed the swearing in of the new board members. Martin is the Juvenile Judge for the Tifton Judicial Circuit.