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Rutherford Set to Retire After 42 Years at George Regional Hospital

Rutherford Set to Retire After 42 Years at George Regional Hospital

After a remarkable 42-year career with George Regional Health System, Joyce Rutherford now plans to spend some well-deserved retirement time with her family. “I’m a little scared,” she admits, “I’ve worked all my life.” But she’s also looking forward to spending more quality time with her husband as well as her ailing mother. “Joyce has been…

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4th Annual Pink Pumpkin Patch is Almost Here

4th Annual Pink Pumpkin Patch is Almost Here

Mark Your Calendars for October 3! We are excited to announce the date for our 4th Annual Pink Pumpkin Patch 5K Fun Run for breast cancer awareness-Saturday, October 3, 2015 The annual family-friendly event begins at 8:30 a.m. (registration at 7:15 a.m.) on the hospital’s campus with a 5k Fun Run and a 1 Mile Fun…

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George Regional Employee Gets Amateur Radio Licenses in 2015

George Regional Employee Gets Amateur Radio Licenses in 2015

Hospital staffer, Harold “Butch” Murphy, received two out of three Federal Communications Commission (FCC) radio licenses between April and June 2015 and plans to get a third one by December. Butch, the assistant safety director at George Regional Health System, got his Technician license at an Amateur Radio training hosted by the Mississippi Hospital Association’s Emergency…

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Sarah Kathryn Cronier Joins Speech Therapy Team at Southeast Rehab

Sarah Kathryn Cronier Joins Speech Therapy Team at Southeast Rehab

“This is a very challenging field of work, but I absolutely love to watch the progress of my patients,” explains the newest member of the Southeast Rehabilitation staff, Sarah Kathryn Cronier, Speech Therapist. After taking a vocational class which focused on the medical field during high school, Sarah Kathryn became interested in speech therapy. Sarah Kathryn earned both…

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Hospital Expansion Project in George County Moving Forward

Hospital Expansion Project in George County Moving Forward

George Regional Health System is moving forward with the next phase of a roughly 12 million dollar expansion. It’s a project that includes new construction and various hospital improvements. Check out the story on WLOX here: http://bit.ly/1yKOPzI.

Another Successful George County Heart Walk

Another Successful George County Heart Walk

George Regional Health System Hosts 3rd Annual Event Cloudy skies and warm temperatures made it a perfect morning for runners to participate in the 3rd Annual George County Heart Walk held March 21. Ninety-two 5K participants crossed the finish line and another 30 plus participated in the One Mile Fun Run. Each year, the annual Heart…

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Community Set to “Hippity Hop for Your Heart”

Community Set to “Hippity Hop for Your Heart”

George Regional Health System Hosts 3rd Annual Fun Run George County’s 3rd Annual Easter-themed Heart Walk is set for Saturday, March 21 and includes many free family-friendly activities. The walk begins at 8:30 (registration begins at 7:00) on the hospital’s campus with a 5K Fun Run through the city of Lucedale. New to this year’s event…

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George Regional Health System Welcomes New CEO

George Regional Health System Welcomes New CEO

George Regional Health System (GRHS) welcomed a new Chief Executive Officer in January—Greg Havard. Havard brings more than 18 years of healthcare experience to the growing health system which includes two hospitals, two nursing homes, and five medical clinics. Havard comes to GRHS from Gulfport Memorial Hospital where he served a dual role of Financial Controller…

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