State Sen. Jack Hill (R-Reidsville), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, spoke on the current state of Georgia health care at the Tuesday meeting of the Effingham Hospital Authority. Norma Jean Morgan, chief executive officer of Effingham Hospital, presented Hill with a PAC contribution check on behalf of the Georgia Healthcare Association. After the presentation a representative from Draffin and Tucker CPAs presented the hospital's annual financial report.
The Georgia Department of Driver Services continues to give qualified customers an early birthday present - the opportunity to renew their driver's licenses without visiting a customer service center in person.
The 13,000-member Georgia National Guard welcomed a new leader Sunday during a traditional military ceremony at Atlanta's Fort McPherson. Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue officiated over the ceremonial transfer of command as Maj. Gen. William T. (Terry) Nesbitt became the state's 41st adjutant general.
Rincon attorney Ramona Murphy Bartos of the Bartos Law Firm, LLC, has recently returned from a speaking engagement with the Center for Community Design and Preservation at the University of Georgia, and the Georgia Alliance of Preservation Commissions for their fall 2007 Historic Preservation Commission Training held in Elberton from Oct. 26-27.