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Eat Better for Less: Tanner Offering Free ‘Cooking Matters’ Classes
April 13, 2018
Struggling to plan healthy family meals without breaking the bank? For parents and guardians of young children, coming up with healthy meal options to prepare at home (that kids will actually eat) is hard. Break away from the corndogs and fried fixings and learn to prepare healthier meals on a budget with Tanner Health System’s Get Healthy, Live Well and Cooking Matters.  Cooking Matters is a free six-week class series empowering families to transform their eating habits for life. Classes begin Thursday, April 19, from noon to 2 p.m. at Tabernacle Baptist Church, located at 150 Tabernacle Drive in Carrollton. The class is for parents and guardians of children ages 0 to 5.  Participants will learn new recipes for delicious, nutritious foods and prepare them ...
Tanner’s Tai Chi for Health Helps Carrollton Woman Fight Fibromyalgia
April 05, 2018
When Carrie Krebs of Carrollton signed up for tai chi, she wasn’t sure it was good idea. But Krebs was sure that she had to do something to lose weight and manage her fibromyalgia.  And it looked like Tai Chi for Health, a free ...
Tanner Encourages Community to Go Screen-Free
April 04, 2018
Spring is officially here and Tanner Health System’s Get Healthy, Live Well is encouraging the community to turn off the screens, go outside and turn on the world around them. During Screen-Free Week — which runs from April 30 to ...
Area Churches Come Together for Fellowship, Fitness and Fun
April 04, 2018
Several churches in west Georgia will gather in Carroll County to compete for bragging rights and the Hallelujah Cup during an interfaith basketball tournament on Saturday, April 28. The Ronnie R. Young Memorial Hoops for Health Basketball ...
First Friday Pop-Up Market Begins April 6 in Bowdon
March 30, 2018
Residents throughout west Georgia and east Alabama will have another place to find fresh fruits and vegetables when a new pop-up market opens in Bowdon this spring.   Bowdon Area United Christian Ministries (BAUCM), in partnership ...
The Sobering Truth: Residents Gather to Learn About Addiction
March 28, 2018
Residents lined the pews of Carrollton’s Tabernacle Baptist Church Tuesday evening to hear a sermon that’s of ever-greater importance to our community: the gospel of sobriety. “If you drove here, statistically, you probably ...
West Georgia Kicks Butts on March 21
March 08, 2018
Everyone knows that smoking cigarettes is bad for your health. But did you know that it’s also bad for the environment?  Cigarette butts are the most commonly discarded piece of waste worldwide. It is estimated that 1.69 billion ...