Local Alzheimer's advocates are ready to board a bus for Atlanta and they hope that others will join them in the Alzheimer's Awareness Day at the Georgia State Capitol.
Local advocates will depart for a day trip to Atlanta on Thursday, Feb. 13.
Martinez-based When HELP Can't Wait is a non-profit advocacy group that provides assistance to local nursing home residents. So when the group was awarded $2,500 from Wells Fargo Bank in December, they were overwhelmed with joy.
Paine College's 2014 recruiting class got off to a fast start with a key local signee Wednesday afternoon.
The Lions picked up Lakeside defensive standout Kendall White, who helped anchor the Panther defense. White is part of a class of eight players who signed with Paine, which will play in Division II in the fall.
Thom Tuckey, a former Fort Gordon garrison commander who has since devoted his time to promoting the Army installation, was honored Tuesday by the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce with its Lifetime Achievement Award.