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DR. WILLIAM KANTO JR.

Award/honor: Received the 2013 Leila Denmark Lifetime Achievement Award from the Georgia Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Details: He is Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at Georgia Regents Medical Center.

 

JOHN CHANDLER

Award/honor: Named top producer in October for Georgia Bank and Trust.

 

DR. PETER BUCKLEY

Award/honor: Named to the Executive Committee of the International Con­gress of Schizophrenia Research.

Details: He is a psychiatrist and Dean of the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University.

PAT BLANCHARD

Award/honor: Elected to the board of directors of the Community Bankers Association of Georgia.

Details: He is retired vice chairman of First Bank of Georgia.

 

MICHAEL RUCKER

Award/honor: Received a Top Sales Award from Fish Window Cleaning.

Details: He is owner of the local franchise.

 

KARLA MALL

Award/honor: Certified as a preferred provider in the CSRA Home Connections Local Alliance Co-op Marketing Program.

Details: She is owner of May I Suggest LLC.

 

NATALIE PAINE

Award/honor: Named one of the top 40 attorneys under age 40 to watch by the Fulton County Daily Report.

Details: She is an assistant district attorney in the Augusta Judicial Circuit.

JOHN MARCUS

Award/honor: Named top performer in October for Fidelity Bank Mortgage.

 

CAROLYN MCKINNEY

Award/honor: Named the New Homes Agent of the Month for October by Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Executive Partners.

 

SONYA PATTON

Award/honor: Named the Safety Professional of the Year by the Augusta Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers.

Details: She works for Savannah River Nuclear Solutions.

 

JOE GAYLOR

Award/honor: Named top salesperson for October from Pollock Co.

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Mon, 01/16/2017 - 21:41

IMF boosts growth forecast for US, cites Trump impact

WASHINGTON — The International Monetary Fund on Monday raised its forecast for the U.S. economy over the next two years, saying President-elect Donald Trump’s policies should boost economic growth, particularly in 2018. But officials warned that if Trump’s protectionist trade proposals set off a trade war, that could be “quite destructive” for the global economy.

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