Americus Times-Recorder, Americus, Georgia

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May 15, 2014

Nancy M. Young: May 16, 2014

ELLAVILLE — To my readers

I'm writing to let you all know that I will still be writing my column each week, as  many of you have asked.

The column will be in the weekly edition that the Americus Times-Recorder  will put out, every Friday.

So please continue to get your information and details in to me. I will need all information for each article by Thursday and Friday for publication the following week.

Call me if you have any more questions at 937-2116.

Thank you all so much for reading my column and for so much interest and concern about the my page and the newspaper.

Local resident injures knee

Last week Ann Dillard fell and injured her right knee. She went to the Emergency Room to be checked out and she had not broken anything.

She saw her doctor and he put a brace on the knee and she said that it's feeling better. He told her she had a lot of arthritis in the knee as well. Then she fell again the next day, but did not hurt herself this time.  She started physical therapy and will be going on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Let's all remember Ann in our prayers and hope that she will recover real soon.

Local student graduates Georgia Tech

On May 3, Meredith Leigh Greene was one of the 2,700 graduates at Georgia Tech’s commencement, and was recognized for her academic achievement at for her 3.65 GPA. Meredith received a degree in biology.

It was the 247th commencement at the Georgia Institute of Technology. At Georgia Tech they are proud to be ranked the seventh best public university in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Georgia Tech has outstanding programs, and  more than 21,000 students and more than 138,000 living alumni who work in business, industry and government throughout the world.

Meredith was the highest graduate in her field. Her honor designation is for graduates of Georgia Tech who have met the minimum residency hours (60 hours) as well as the GPA.

Meredith Greene is the daughter of John and Lisa Greene of Ellaville. She has always been a very smart student, so let's all congratulate her for the big achievement by being the top Honor Graduate at Georgia Tech. We all are so proud of you for being a Rambling Wreck from Georgia Tech.

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