The Daily Southerner, Tarboro, NC

September 5, 2012

We Salute....


TARBORO — • Officials of VIDANT EDGECOMBE HOSPITAL, on the occasion of breaking ground for its $4.8 million Emergency Department expansion. The project, which will expand the department’s capacity to about 28,000 patients annually, is expected to take some nine months to complete.

• EDGECOMBE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE DRUG TASK FORCE, on its successful operation “Back to School,” which hauled in 22 suspected drug dealers..

• GOLDEN LIVING CENTER-TARBORO, on being recognized as just one of 10 14-Karat facilities within Texas-based Golden Living’s 304 facilities.

• WILLIE BAKER, an employee in the dietary department at Vidant Edgecombe Hospital on being named a “Hero” for utilizing the Heimlich maneuver to save the life of a person eating in the hospitl cafeteria.

.• SAM NOBLE,long time Tarboro town manager, on being presented the Public Power Lifetime Achievement Award.

• EDGECOMBE COUNTY RELAY FOR LIFE, on raising a total of $197,498.66 to help fund the fight against cancer.

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