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Tanner’s Kids ‘N the Kitchen Brings Cooking to the Classroom
December 07, 2017
With all eyes on her, Jennifer Earnest prepares to slice into a ripe avocado.  Using a sharp chef’s knife, she slices through the avocado lengthwise until she feels it hit the pit. The avocado will be the main ingredient in the dish she’s creating today — a delicious guacamole dip that will be served with tortilla chips. She hopes her recipe will be a hit with the judges.   You would think Earnest was a vying for a spot to become the next top chef on a competitive cooking reality TV show. But for this amateur-chef-in-the-making, her reality is trying to impress the taste buds of her classroom full of kindergarteners at Sand Hill Elementary School near Carrollton. The next ingredient she shows her students is cilantro.  “This ...
Tabernacle Baptist Church Wins Get Healthy, Live Well Tailgate Cook-Off
November 21, 2017
Tabernacle Baptist Church proved that healthy and delicious tailgating foods do exist by taking home the top prize at the Get Healthy, Live Well Tailgate Cook-Off at the University of West Georgia in Carrollton.  The church’s ...
Now Open for Care: Tanner Medical Center/East Alabama
November 14, 2017
It was a bittersweet day in the town of Wedowee — and certainly, the sweetness prevailed. At 7 a.m. CT on Tuesday, Nov. 14, the lights came up and the covers were pulled from the bright red “EMERGENCY” signs at Tanner Medical ...
Tanner Medical Center/East Alabama to Open Nov. 14
November 09, 2017
The region’s newest healthcare facility will open its doors to patients at 7 a.m. CT on Tuesday, Nov. 14. Wedowee Hospital to cease operations at same time. Tanner Medical Center/East Alabama has received its license from the state and ...
Tanner Medical Center/East Alabama Undergoes State Inspection
November 08, 2017
Randolph County’s new hospital welcomed a unique group of “trick-or-treaters” on Halloween morning as surveyors from the Alabama Bureau of Health Provider Standards arrived to tour Tanner Medical Center/East Alabama and appraise ...
Tanner Encourages Tobacco-free Living During the Great American Smokeout
November 07, 2017
Tanner Health System’s Get Healthy, Live Well is encouraging tobacco-users to commit or recommit to healthy, tobacco-free lives by participating in the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout on Nov. 16.  “The most ...
Tanner, UWG Host Get Healthy, Live Well Tailgate Cook-Off
October 30, 2017
Several west Georgia churches will put their cooking skills to the test during an interfaith tailgate cook-off on Nov. 11.  Tanner Health System’s Faith in Health committee and the University of West Georgia is inviting the ...