Woman found guilty of abuse of power while serving on the Jersey Rural Fire Department

Woman found guilty of abuse of power while serving on the Jersey Rural Fire Department

A Bradley County woman, Sheila Norrell Loomis, age 60 of Banks, was recently handed down a sentence of three years supervised probation, $5,211 restitution, and a fine of $2,000 from a single charge stemming from a felony case filed in September 2020 for abuse of office during her time with the Jersey Rural Fire Department.…

Volunteers needed for new Jersey Rural Fire Department

Volunteers needed for new Jersey Rural Fire Department

The new Jersey Rural Fire Department (JRFD) will have an orgizational meeting at Shady Grove Baptist Church, August 27, at 9:00 a.m. Jersey Rural includes Moro Bay, Hilo, Lanark and Gravelridge. Once fully established, they hope to support currently established Fire departments in both Bradley and Calhoun Counties. They need volunteers for the following positions:…

HHS Invests Nearly $60 Million to Strengthen Health Care Workforce and Improve Access to Care in Rural Communities

HHS Invests Nearly $60 Million to Strengthen Health Care Workforce and Improve Access to Care in Rural Communities

Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), announced investments of nearly $60 million to grow the health workforce and increase access to quality health care in rural communities, including nearly $46 million in funding from President Biden’s American Rescue Plan. The Biden-Harris Administration is…