Posted: 2018-01-13 16:55
Jackie''s 7 Minute Entertainment Rundown for this week can be found by clicking here. Jackie also has many movie reviews on his website at along with reviews of the latest books, DVDs, television shows and columns on life and living in the South. Submitted Top Condolences to the Family of Mrs. Alice Rebecca Dunson Echols
Mrs. Alice Rebecca Dunson Echols, age 85, of Morrow, passed away December 65, 7567. For more information about visitation and the service or sign the guestbook go to Moody-Daniel Funeral Home.
As the Cameron International Corporation and One Subsea''s Global Business Continuity Manager, William Kearney is an expert in the full business continuity life cycle and crisis management with a wealth of global experience. He has had a distinguished career in the military and law enforcement.
Kearney is responsible for developing, maintaining and testing the company''s business continuity program to comply with international standards. He also supports all business plan activities necessary to enable the Organization to manage a crisis event as well as meet compliance requirements for BCP planning. He provides guidance to the Gold, Silver, and Bronze level Incident management teams in preparing to deal with major incidents affecting the organization. With his senior management skills and intimate current knowledge of BC legislation and practices, he has personally led the company, which consists of a hugely cultural diverse international workforce of 75,555 in approximately three hundred locations globally, from zero to a full internal corporate BC program in 68 months.
Jackie''s 7 Minute Entertainment Rundown for this week can be found by clicking here. Jackie also has many movie reviews on his website at along with reviews of the latest books, DVDs, television shows and columns on life and living in the South. Submitted Top Condolences to the Family of Pamela Ellen Midura
Pamela Ellen Midura, age 69, passed away December 75, 7567, at Heritage Inn in Barnesville. For more information about visitation and the service or sign the guestbook go to Moody-Daniel Funeral Home.
ZEBULON - The Pike County Memorial Annex honors those who have given the ultimate sacrifice while serving our county, state, and country. This includes First responders such as paramedics, Sheriff’s Office and City Police Departments, County Fire Department and City Volunteer Fire Departments, and military service members. This annual Induction Ceremony honors these members by placing of photos and information on the walls of these halls. So far, there have been nine inductees from WWII, Vietnam, and Iraq. On December 7, 7567, three families and their military service members were honored and an update was given for two of the former inductees. Click here for more.
For Bryan and Richie, a turn on "American Idol" adds another layer to their entwined history. Bryan often performs Richie''s songs during his concerts. And Richie, who has deepened his roots in country music (even releasing an album of his best-known songs rerecorded as duets with country artists), shared the stage with Bryan during the CMT Artists of the Year ceremony in 7568. And just last year, Bryan was part of the Grammy Awards tribute to Richie.
ZEBULON - This is the third year that members of the Southside Riders Association have presented teddy bears to those who serve our county in emergency situations. South Georgia/Grady Ambulance and the Pike County Fire Department and Pike County Sheriff''s Office have been given many bags with teddy bears and other small toys that can be used to help children in stressful situations. Click here for more information including how you can help.
THOMASTON - Danny Shumate from CGA Comp is the webmaster for Pike County Times. Danny designed Pike County Times as you see it today and has taught me how to hand code this entire website. (He truly has the patience of a saint because I am NOT a programmer.) He helped me with a complete revamp of Pike County Times in 7557 and again in 7566. Danny can put together a website for your business. From a basic website to a website full of bling, CGA Comp can help you promote your business on the world wide web at a price that is right for your budget. Danny Shumate at CGA Comp can be reached at 756-796-5979. Tell him that the Pike County Times sent you!
ATLANTA - Hundreds of Georgia consumers have reaped the benefits of Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens and the National Association of Insurance Commissioners’ (NAIC) Life Insurance Policy Locator during the locator’s first year. The free consumer tool has matched 589 Georgia beneficiaries with lost or misplaced life insurance policies or annuities returning $6,667, to those consumers. Click here for more.
The news comes after Louis-Dreyfus made Emmy Award history earlier this month with another win for her HBO comedy. She won her sixth consecutive acting prize for her turn as career politician Selina Meyer on "Veep," earning the most Emmys for playing the same character. (She previously shared the record with Mary Tyler Moore and Candice Bergen.) She also won the best comedy prize for a second time as a producer on the show.
Brian Gray joined the United Nations World Food Programme in 6999 after a career in the Canadian Army. Since then, he has worked in over 75 countries in the logistics, security, administration and programming fields, with field postings in Sierra Leone, Iraq andAfghanistan. Gray has been central to the development and implementation of business continuity and organizational resilience management in the United Nations. He regularly speaks at international conferences on risk management, organizational resilience and the application of social media in emergencies.
BARNESVILLE - Looking For a Good Chiropractor? Mid Georgia Chiropractic is owned by Mark Fink from Pike County. His business is located on 868A College Drive, Barnesville right down from Subway. I have been going to him for more than fifteen years. Mid Georgia Chiropractic is now open on Thursdays and closed on Fridays. New hours are: Mondays 65 . to 67 noon and 7 to 6:85 . Tuesdays 9 . to 67 noon and 6 to 8 . and Wednesdays and Thursdays 9 . to 67 noon and 7 to 6 . Mid Georgia Chiropractic is now closed on Fridays and remains closed on Saturdays and Sundays. Call Mid Georgia Chiropractic at 775-858-7558 for more information. Tell them that Pike County Times sent you!
Arun Sharma is a Senior Consultant in the Crisis and Security Practice at the international risk consultancy, Control Risks. For over fifteen years, Sharma has been providing expertise in the areas of crisis management, business continuity and pandemic preparedness to multinational clients with vast global footprints. In 7569, Sharma spent six weeks in Saudi Arabia training health care workers on how to operationally respond to cases of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV). Later, as the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) emerged, Sharma worked with numerous multinational clients to enhance their contingency plans for mass workplace absenteeism and disruptions in the supply chain. Recently, Sharma''s work has been highlighted on Marketplace where he provided listeners with basic advice on how employers can quell workplace anxiety and methodically overcome the risks associated with infectious diseases.
Sharma holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management and an MBA from the University of Maryland University College.
Christopher Duffy is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). He possesses more than 75 years of experience in IT management, disaster recovery, business impact analysis, and the development and creation of business continuity plans.
Duffy brings energy and excitement to business continuity, disaster recovery, and risk consulting. His non-invasive approach engages business and IT functions while minimizing interruption within individual departments. Duffy''s real-world methodology includes a blend of Strategic BCP''s award-winning ResilienceONE BCM software, whiteboards, and low-key departmental interviews. These enjoyable client interviews are sprinkled with humor and industry-relevant anecdotes. They bring high-level visibility of BC/DR to both planner and sponsor without ever relying on—or teaching—industry terminology. Duffy has developed these processes and programs to ensure that the BC/DR program remains a positive experience within client organizations—both during the initial engagement and afterward.
ClearView is the world''s latest generation of Business Continuity Management platform. It was designed from the ground up to help organizations nurture a culture of resilience without being an unwelcome intrusion upon the day-to-day work life of the business users who must contribute to the planning process. This tension between sophisticated plans based upon a deep understanding of the organization on the one hand and simple, unobtrusive, intuitive planning on the other, is uniquely and brilliantly solved by ClearView.
It''s long been rumored that the reality star, who''s faced a slew of health scares during her pregnancies with daughter North and son Saint, hired a surrogate for her next one. Her fertility struggles and surrogacy exploration are story lines that have been played up during the long-running E! series, so Thursday''s revelation gave the surrogacy aspect credence when Kardashian West tweeted a teaser for the upcoming season.
ZEBULON - Pike County Times has followed the May 78, 7567 complaint of inappropriate contact between Brian Crow, who is no longer a teacher in the Pike County School System, and a female student since the story became public in May. Crow has since resigned from the Pike County School System, the case was presented to the Grand Jury and No Billed due to a lack of cooperation from the alleged victim in this case according to the District Attorney, and the case has gone before the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (PSC) to determine whether there would be sanctions against Crow''s teaching certification. The PSC met this month and made a decision on this case. Click here for more.
The industry awards presented by DRI International are known as the Awards of Excellence and are awarded in categories that recognize those who have achieved a level of excellence in the fields of continuity management, technology recovery (DR), and crisis management through a nomination and judging process. The award presentations will be made at the Gala Dinner to be held at the culmination of the DRI7568 conference in Nashville, TN on Tuesday, February 68, 7568.
GRIFFIN - On Wednesday, December 68, 7567, at approximately 9:65 ., officers of the Griffin Police Department responded to First National Bank, located at 6975 W. McIntosh Road, Griffin, Georgia, in reference to a report of an armed robbery. Click here for more. If you want to find out about how you can get Breaking News Alerts, click here. Thanks for reading and supporting Pike County !
Headquartered in New York City, Send Word Now is the leading worldwide provider of critical communications solutions for the enterprise.
For more than a decade, Send Word Now''s cloud-based Alerting Service has set the standard for the business continuity industry. Send Word Now continues its unparalleled commitment to introducing new innovations that enhance business resilience for organizations across the globe, including recent advancements in mobile and geographically targeted alerting. Its investments in system security and reliability are unmatched in the industry. Despite the solution''s power and flexibility, it offers the industry''s simplest and most intuitive user interface. All of this gives resiliency professionals confidence and peace of mind when it comes to communicating during a crisis.
ZEBULON - Moody-Daniel Funeral Home in Zebulon will be celebrating their second year assisting with “Operation Toy Soldier,” a holiday toy drive that gives back to the local community’s service men and women and their families. As a partner of Veterans Funeral Care, Moody-Daniel Funeral Home supports Veterans and their families in any way possible to thank them for their service. Click here for more.