Emory forms partnership to buy local produce
Emory University is throwing its support behind an effort to foster a new generation of farmers close to Atlanta, the university announced Wednesday. The school has agreed to buy produce from farms established within 100 miles of the city by the nonprofit Conservation Fund. Read the full article: WABE  Read more
Employees with disabilities thrive at coffee shop
Lorna Heid opened the local coffee shop in part for her daughter, but she also wanted to give other Americans with disabilities an opportunity to thrive as independent adults. Read the full article: WABE  Read more
AJC Town Hall on elder abuse to be shown on GPB
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s investigative series “Unprotected” raised troubling questions about elder neglect and abuse in the long term care industry in Georgia. Members of the public and elder care experts discussed those issues at a town hall meeting last month hosted by Georgia Public Broadcasting. A taped program of that... Read more
Red Cross recognizes veterans in nursing homes
Nearly 100 veterans living in nursing facilities received words of thanks for their military service Monday, including 91-year-old Durwood Lewis. Members of the American Red Cross of South Georgia visited various area nursing homes to gift veterans with red and white carnations. Mini American flags were attached. Read the full... Read more
Carter recovering from surgery to relieve pressure on brain
Former President Jimmy Carter was recovering Tuesday from surgery to relieve pressure from bleeding on his brain. His spokeswoman said there were no complications from the procedure at Emory University Hospital. Carter will remain in the hospital for observation, said Deanna Congileo, his spokeswoman at the Carter Center. Her statement... Read more

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